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.


Fall 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 1:25PM 2:15PM 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

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 02 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Katie Becofsky TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs David Moorman TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01MR Anatomy & Physiology I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LL Anatomy & Physiology I M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
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
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington 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
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

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Tai Spargo TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
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
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Genevieve Chandler M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Patrick Grafton-Cardwell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02 Writing in Nursing Ethics Genevieve Chandler M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
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 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
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
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AB Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AC Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AD Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst

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