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 Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 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 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert 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 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 02 Cellular & Molecular Biology Abigail Jensen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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
FOOD-SCI 466 01LL Hyg Food Handling TU 11:30AM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM 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 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 03 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Laurie Simmons M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Richard Wood TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 02 Nutrition Problems in US Richard Wood TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Stephanie Griggs M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02 Writing in Nursing Ethics Genevieve Chandler M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM 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
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Jenny Folsom MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Megan Harvey TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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