Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Spring 2015 courses which have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate will be available soon. If you don't see a course that you believe should be listed, please notify us. We will review the course description and contact the instructor for input and permission. In general, a CHS course should have at least 30% of its content devoted to topics in human health.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Five College Culture, Health & Science Courses


See below for courses in each of the following certificate requirements

  • Category I: Biocultural Approaches
  • Category II: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission
  • Category III: Population, Health, and Disease
  • Category IV: Ethics, Policy, and Practice
  • Category V: Research Design and Analysis

Fall 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BC Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stephen King M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0153 1 Natural Hist Infectious Dis Lynn Miller 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0158 1 Brain Mechanisms Cynthia Gill 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College
NS 0195 1 Pollution and Our Environment Dulasiri Amarasiriwardena 12:30PM-01:50PM T,TH;02:00PM-04:30PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0353 1 Natural Hist Infectious Dis Lynn Miller 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 106 01 Human Biology Judith Goodenough TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30PM 9:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30PM 9:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0170 1 Minding Culture M. Lourdes Mattei 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 08 Medical Ethics John Robison TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Carolyn Palmquist TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Peter de Villiers MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College

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Above image: Mary S. Gove, "Lectures to Ladies on Anatomy and Physiology." Boston, 1842. National Library of Medicine