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 Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers To Be Announced TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYC 364 01 Child & Adolescent Psych Julia McQuade W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
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

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers To Be Announced TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Richard Halgin TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM 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 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LQ Anatomy & Physiology I W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LR Anatomy & Physiology I W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LS Anatomy & Physiology I W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LU Anatomy & Physiology I TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LV Anatomy & Physiology I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LW Anatomy & Physiology I TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LX Anatomy & Physiology I TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LZ Anatomy & Physiology I TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01MM Anatomy & Physiology I TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01MR Anatomy & Physiology I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
HUMANDEV 270 05 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 110 01 Contagion Alexandra Purdy MWF 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
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
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Stephanie Griggs TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM 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
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
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Tai Spargo TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt William Zimmer W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 02 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Andrea Wilson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 490D 01 Chronic Disease Epidemiology Susan Hankinson M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
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
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
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
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
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department MW 12:30PM-01:50PM; F 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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