Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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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 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Paulette Steeves M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AA Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AB Human Nature TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AC Human Nature TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AD Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 9:05AM 9:55AM 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 F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM 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 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 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

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 08:00-08:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt Th 08:00-08:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt Th 04:01-04:50 Smith College
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 323 01 SEM:DEVELOPMENTL-REGENERATN Michael Barresi T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: MOLECULAR-HUMAN GENETICS Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 322 01 SEM: CELL BIO-SYNTH & NANOTECH Nathan Derr Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology Amy Camp MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 241 01 Genetic Analysis Caroline Goutte TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 283 02 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Elena Vazey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Michele Markstein M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Trisha Zintel TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Duncan Irschick M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
ECO 362 01 SEM: POPULATION ECONOMICS Elizabeth Savoca Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HST 355 01 SEM: WOMEN & WWI-SMITH RELIEF Jennifer Hall-Witt T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington;Eun Jeung Lee W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Gayatri Guhanarayan M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
AMST 215 03 The Embodied Self Karen Sanchez-Eppler MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
AMST 215 01 The Embodied Self Francis Couvares MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
AMST 215 02 The Embodied Self Wendy Bergoffen MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine Rachel Fink TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Peter Houlihan TH 8:30AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
CLT 260 01 HEALTH & ILLNESS IN LITERATURE Sabina Knight MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ENG 135 03 INTRO WRITING CREATIVE NONFICT Brooke Hauser TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EM 01 Embodiments Christian Gundermann M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 281 01 Research Methods Anthropology Jason Kamilar M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AA Research Methods Anthropology F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AB Research Methods Anthropology F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AC Research Methods Anthropology F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Brian Schultz 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak T 01:00-03:50 Smith College
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Mary Paterno W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
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

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