Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

Courses

View the list of ever-approved courses as well as  a document of Spring 2013 courses and  Fall 2012 courses listed by category AND school.

The courses below have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate. 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.

Course information is updated throughout the April 2014 pre-registration period.


Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 01AB Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AC Human Nature TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AD Human Nature TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AE Human Nature F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AF Human Nature F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AG Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AJ Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AK Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Boone Shear TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Robert Paynter M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AA Human Nature TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STOCKSCH 297J 01 ST-Topics in Herbalism Christopher Marano TH 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316GF 01 Gender, Food, and Agriculture Chaia Heller F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 02 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Gloria DiFulvio M 4:40PM 7:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 03 Principles of Pub Hth Practice TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 04 Principles of Pub Hth Practice M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0153 1 Natural Hist. Infect. Disease Lynn Miller 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
NS 0353 1 Natural. Hist. Infect. Disease 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
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
BIO 150 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr T 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr T 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Danielle Ignace Th 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Danielle Ignace Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr; Danielle Ignace TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 152 01 GENETICS,EVOLUTION & MOLECULAR Robert Merritt TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 152 D01 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Merritt Th 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D02 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Merritt Th 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D03 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Merritt Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AD My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AK My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AG My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BB My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Category 3: Population, Health, and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0320 1 Agriculture, Food and Health Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Barry Braun M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AE Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AF Human Performance & Nutrition W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AG Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AJ Human Performance & Nutrition Barry Braun W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AK Human Performance & Nutrition TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01BA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Mary King TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 02 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Category 4: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst 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 TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AD My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AK My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AG My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BB My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BC My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BD My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BE My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BF My Body, My Health 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AE My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AJ My Body, My Health F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02AA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Category 5: Research Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NS 0265 1 Statistics Elizabeth Conlisk 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:05PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 201 L01 EVALUATING INFORMATION Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 EVALUATING INFORMATION F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 EVALUATING INFORMATION MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 EVALUATING INFORMATION F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Philip Peake MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst

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

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