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 Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 241 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF DEVELOPMENT Elliot Fratkin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM 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
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 9:05AM 9:55AM 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 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY 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
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Andre White MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy MW 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Kari Loomis 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 285 02 Cellular & Molecular Biology Abigail Jensen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Hyg Food Handling David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
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
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 09:00AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
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 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Priyanka Roy Chowdhury TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
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
ENGL 301SC 01 Science Writing Catherine Manegold W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM 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
LJST 374 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 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 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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