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.

Search lists of approved courses offered in previous semesters.


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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 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Ge Jian M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02 Human Nature M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397CS 01 ST- Case Studies/Global Health Felicity Aulino M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
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

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Fall 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
BIO 132 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVLPMN DIS Christine White-Ziegler T 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVLPMN DIS Christine White-Ziegler W 01:40-02:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVLPMN DIS Christine White-Ziegler W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Jeffrey Laney TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 02 Neurobiology M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 02 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 397B 01 ST-Air Pollution and Health Raphael Arku TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM 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
BIOLOGY 583 01 Advanced Genetics Abigail Jensen TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 355 01 Adolescent Psych David Scherer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Bruna Martins TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 497F 01 ST- Food Justice Molly Totman TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Mariya Ivanova M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro F 8:00AM 10:30AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 313 01 Nutritional Anth Thomas Leatherman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 583 01 Global Health in Dev World Krishna Poudel TH 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 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
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 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Justis Koon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Ryan Olsen 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
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt David Tobin W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 383 01 Thry&Prac/Counslng&Psychothrpy Michael Constantino M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
SDS 390 01 T- ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL NETWORKS Miles Ott MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Mariyana Zapryanova W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Mariyana Zapryanova W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Mariyana Zapryanova W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHDS IN NSC LAB Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGR RESRCH LAB T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Lauren Duncan MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
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
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst

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