Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

About CHS Courses

The list of approved Fall 2016 courses will be available by Monday, March 28, 2016.

View the ever-approved CHS course list.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

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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.


Fall 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Randi Garcia MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ENGL 304 01 Narratives of Suffering Geoffrey Sanborn MF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 228 01 Abnormal Psychology Julia McQuade TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Aixa Perez-Caraballo TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
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
NUTRITN 352 01 Nutrition in the Life Cycle Nancy Cohen TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 580 01 Medical Nutritn Therapy Alayne Ronnenberg M F 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
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 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology To Be Announced;Katherine Binder MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 310 01 General Microbiology Mitchell Walkowicz;Yasu Morita M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Reyes Lazaro MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ENG 222 01 MEDICINE & LAW/AFR LIT/19TH C. Andrea Stone TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHI 242 01 TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
LJST 374 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
POSC 474 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt William Zimmer M 4:00PM 6:30PM 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;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Stephanie Griggs M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ENGL 301SC 01 Science Writing Catherine Manegold W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Michael Lavine M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Sarah Turgeon TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Timothy Malacarne TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Jenny Folsom MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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