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 # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STOCKSCH 297J 01 ST-Topics in Herbalism Christopher Marano TH 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316GF 01 Gender, Food, and Agriculture Chaia Heller F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
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
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 TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 02 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Gloria DiFulvio M 4:40PM 7:10PM UMass Amherst

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Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 797E 01 ST-Bioactive Food Components Yeonhwa Park TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy, Patrick Williamson MW 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 221 01 Developmental Biology Dominic Poccia MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 251 01 Molecular Genetics Yan Qi MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 301 01 Molecular Neurobiology Ethan Graf MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 217 01 Food & Eating Disorders John-Paul Baird T 09:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Rebecca Spencer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS Elizabeth Jamieson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 564 01 Human Physiology Eric Bittman M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MTWF 08:00-08:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr; Danielle Ignace TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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Category 3: Population, Health, and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Alfred Karlson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Barry Braun M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 603 01 Prin Of Group Dynmcs Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Mary King TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 313 01 Nutritional Anth Thomas Leatherman TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley-Piotrowski MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 329 01 SEM: SOCIOLOGY OF THE BODY Eeva Sointu Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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

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Category 4: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 726 01 Health Economics&Reimbursement Rosa Rodriguez-Monguio TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 525 01 Ethical Iss In Pubhl David Buchanan M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Katherine Bobianski TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics Katherine Bobianski TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AD My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AE My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Category 5: Research Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 329PT 01 Psychology of Trauma Amber Douglas T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 540 01 Intro Biostatistics M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
SOC 201 01 EVALUATING INFORMATION MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Selbo-Bruns MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Philip Peake MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:05PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research Sandra Lawrence - Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
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
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM 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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