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Spring 2015 courses which have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate will be available soon. If you don't see a course that you believe should be listed, please notify us. We will review the course description and contact the instructor for input and permission. In general, a CHS course should have at least 30% of its content devoted to topics in human health.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Spring 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

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Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 02:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D04 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt T 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 152 D01 GENETICS,EVOL & MOLECULAR BIO Robert Dorit; Laura Katz W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 318 01 SYSTEMS NEUROBIOLOGY Lisa Mangiamele MWF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 214 01 COLQ: DISORDERS OF LANG/COMM Peter de Villiers MWF 09:00-09:50 Smith College
BIO 510 0 ADV STUDIES MOLECULAR BIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
BIO 530 0 ADV STUDIES IN MICROBIOLOGY Jesse Bellemare Smith College
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Laura Fries;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AA My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AE Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AC My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AF Human Performance & Nutrition W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PUBHLTH 602 01 Com Dev & Hlth Ed Krishna Poudel M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 101 01 Food And Health Hang Xiao TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs Skye Long TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Benjamin Rancourt M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Tricia Magalotti TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
COMM 397LM 01 ST-Health Literacy Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Ben Normark TU 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Daniel Moen M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Peter Houlihan TH 10:00AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 297K 01 ST-Topics in Herbalism II Christopher Marano TH 4:00PM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
MTH 320 01 SEM: MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS Valerie Nazzaro MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NSC 230 02 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 11:00-12:00; M 01:10-04:00 Smith College
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Martha Lang MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 420 01 Intro to Nursing Research Karen Kalmakis W 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 624 01 Rsrch Meth In Pub Hl Ning Zhang TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01 Research Methods Anthropology Stephen King M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AA Research Methods Anthropology F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AB Research Methods Anthropology F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AC Research Methods Anthropology F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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