Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health and Science

About CHS Courses

Download the ever-approved CHS course list (.xlsx).

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.


Spring 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 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
NURSING 312 01 CultrlDiversity/Health&Illness Kalpana Poudel Tandukar M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Svati Shah M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NATSCI 191CNS25 01 FYS - "Is Food Thy Medicine?" Christina DiMarco-Crook TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
NATSCI 191CNS25 02 FYS - "Is Food Thy Medicine?" UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Lynnette Sievert M W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 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

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Katherine Dixon-Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Luis Rosado TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LL Anatomy & Physiology I M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LM Anatomy & Physiology I M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LN Anatomy & Physiology I TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LQ Anatomy & Physiology I TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LR Anatomy & Physiology I TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LS Anatomy & Physiology I W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LU Anatomy & Physiology I W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LV Anatomy & Physiology I TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LW Anatomy & Physiology I TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LX Anatomy & Physiology I TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LZ Anatomy & Physiology I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01ML Anatomy & Physiology I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Luis Rosado TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II TU 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
CS 0246 1 Adolescent Development R Rosenberg 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Margaret Riley M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Alexandra Purdue-Smithe TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
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

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Ann Becker TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GNDST 204EM 01 Embodiment: Marx to Butler Karen Remmler TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Svati Shah M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Tai Spargo M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
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
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Alexandra Purdue-Smithe TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/ NSC LAB Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak T 01:00-03:50 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke 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
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
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 02 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 04 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 05 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 07 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Mary Paterno W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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