Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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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 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS Elizabeth Jamieson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BCH 380 01 SEM: TOPICS-NEURO DISORDERS Adam Hall Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: TOPICS-INFECTIOUS DISEASE Steven Williams T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy, Patrick Williamson MW 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 230 01 Cell and Molecular Biology Amy Camp;Rebeccah Lijek;Amanda MacAvoy;Justyne Ogdahl TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Andre White TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 283 02 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Elsbeth Walker M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
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
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 271 01 Human Evolution Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 110 01 Contagion Alexandra Purdy MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
HIST 414 01 History of Therapeutics John Servos TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
HUMANDEV 270 05 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington W 10:10AM 11:00AM; W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe T 07:30-09:30 Smith College
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM 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
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
ENGL 207MG 01 Sci Writing:Imagining Illness Sarah Sutherland MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Genevieve Chandler M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Capistrant Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Capistrant Th 03:00-04:20 Smith College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Elizabeth Conlisk 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer 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
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College

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