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VIEW A LIST OF FALL  2015 COURSES APPROVED FOR THE CHS CERTIFICATE

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Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.


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If you would like to fullfill 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 fullfill a CHS requirement at least 30% of the

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Fall 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stephen King M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 01 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Momina Sims M W 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Allison Fasoli MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 240 01 HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 266 01 PSYCHOLOGY OF WOMEN & GENDER Lauren Duncan TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
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
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH Randy Frost Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Richard Halgin TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335H 01 Behv Neuroendocrinol - Honors Luke Remage-Healey M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Amanda Hickey;Christine St Laurent TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIO 350 01 SEM: TOPICS IN MOLECULAR BIO Steven Williams MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 215 01 COLQ:BRAIN STATES Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 352 01 Nutrition in the Life Cycle Reed Mangels TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 580 01 Medical Nutritn Therapy Alayne Ronnenberg M F 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PSY 326 01 SEM:BIOPSYCHOLOGY Annaliese Beery Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli 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
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Brigitte Holt 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
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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 TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine/Bioethic Rachel Fink T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM:TOPICS IN MEDICAL ANTHRO Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman TU 4:00PM 6:30PM 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 TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM 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

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Jenny Folsom MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50; F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Janet Chang TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 397H 01 ST-Malaria,Cancer,ClimateChng Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth Carol Bigelow M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Katherine Binder;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research To Be Announced - Mount Holyoke College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 257 01 Hist/Envir Change/Public Hlth Robert Schwartz MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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