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.


Spring 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
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 TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM 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 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
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Lynnette Sievert M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
CSI 0138 1 Intro to Medical Anthropology Jennifer Hamilton 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 290A 01LM Anatomy of the Human Body W 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LN Anatomy of the Human Body TH 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 372 01 Human Biological Variation Sarah Reedy M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01 Anatomy of the Human Body Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LL Anatomy of the Human Body TU 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 01:40-02:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr Th 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC DISCUSSN Steven Williams M 01:10-02:00 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC DISCUSSN Steven Williams T 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC DISCUSSN Steven Williams W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: T MOLECULAR-HUM GENETICS Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
BIOL 241 01 Genetic Analysis Caroline Goutte TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 523 01LL Histology TU 1:00PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 523 01LM Histology W 1:25PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Margaret Riley M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
CS 0246 1 Adolescent Development R Rosenberg 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire 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
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
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 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith 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
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy? Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
GNDST 204EM 01 Embodiment: Marx to Butler Karen Remmler TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HPP 590W 01 Public Health and Literature Elizabeth Evans TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NSC 312 01 SEM: NEUROETHICS Beth Powell Th 01:00-03:00 Smith College
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Ann Becker TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke TU 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 281 01 Research Methods Anthropology Jason Kamilar M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 803 01 Research in Physical Anthro 1:00AM 1:00AM 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
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Simon Halliday TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/ NSC LAB 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 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 SDS METHOD/UNDERGRD RESRCH LAB 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