Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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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 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psychology To Be Announced TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYC 364 01 Child & Adolescent Psych Julia McQuade W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Paulette Steeves M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AA Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AB Human Nature TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AC Human Nature TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AD Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psychology To Be Announced TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Katherine Dixon-Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Smith College
ENVST 233PB 01 Air Pollution Biology Jennifer Albertine TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LL Anatomy & Physiology I M 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LM Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU 8:30AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LN Anatomy & Physiology I TU 10:00AM 11:30AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LQ Anatomy & Physiology I TU 11:30AM 1:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LR Anatomy & Physiology I W 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LU Anatomy & Physiology I TH 8:30AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LV Anatomy & Physiology I TH 10:00AM 11:30AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LW Anatomy & Physiology I TH 11:30AM 1:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LX Anatomy & Physiology I F 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LZ Anatomy & Physiology I F 10:10AM 11:40AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01ML Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon F 4:00PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LS Anatomy & Physiology I W 4:00PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II M 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 250 01 ANTHROPOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION Suzanne Gottschang TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Duncan Irschick M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Trisha Zintel TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington;Eun Jeung Lee W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Safi Shams M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 333EM 01 Embodiments Christian Gundermann M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
CLT 260 01 HEALTH & ILLNESS IN LITERATURE Sabina Knight MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
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 TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM 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 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
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS 35 Years Later Megan Dobro 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
PHIL 223 01 Human Hlth: Rights/Wrong Jyl Gentzler, Kristen Brookes MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;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 Marquis Hawkins M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE 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 Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 04 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Sara Nunez TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Alexandra Burgess MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Shu-Min Liao MW 01:00PM-01:50PM; TH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton WF 10:00AM-10:50AM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Nicholas Horton WF 11:00AM-11:50AM; T 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College

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