Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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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 Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Lynnette Sievert TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
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 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM 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
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Randy Frost TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 312 01 SEM IN NEUROSCIENCE:ANESTHESIA Adam Hall Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIO 323 01 SEM:DEVELOPMENTL-REGENERATN Michael Barresi T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
BIO 350 01 SEM: MOLECULAR-HUMAN GENETICS Robert Merritt W 07:30-09:30 Smith College
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 322 01 SEM: CELL BIO-SYNTH & NANOTECH Nathan Derr Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 01 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low TH 7:00AM 3:00PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 310 01 General Microbiology Mitchell Walkowicz;Klaus Nusslein M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 06 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Helen Murphy TH 8:00AM 6:00PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Heather Reed M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Nutritional Microbiology David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 9:05AM 10:20AM 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 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Gayatri Guhanarayan W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Sara Sabelawski TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Lori Anne Lyne M 8:00AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institutionsort descending
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Tina Wildhagen TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith 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
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 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
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AD Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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