Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health and Science

About CHS Courses

Download the ever-approved CHS course list (.xlsx).

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Search lists of approved courses offered in previous semesters.


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If you would like to fulfill a CHS requirement with a course that is not included on the ever-approved CHS course list, please contact your campus certificate advisor to request special permission and discuss your course options.

For a course to fulfill a CHS requirement at least 30% of the content should be devoted to topics in human health. If you would like to suggest a course for the ever-approved course list please notify us.


Spring 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0138 1 Intro to Medical Anthropology Jennifer Hamilton 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Lynnette Sievert M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0209 1 Frontiers in Health & Biomedic Jason Tor;Elizabeth Conlisk;Cynthia Gill;Rayane Moreira;Christopher Jarvis;Alan Goodman 02:30PM-05:20PM M Hampshire College
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0250 1 Immunology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
CHEM 100 01 Molecular Gastronomy Patricia O'Hara WF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
CS 0246 1 Adolescent Development R Rosenberg 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Margaret Riley M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy? Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke TU 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
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 Tai Spargo M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM 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
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; W 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Elizabeth Aries MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; M 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; M 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics John Tawa MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Lauren Duncan MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 02 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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