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 Institutionsort descending
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 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 Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 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 TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM 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

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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 Institutionsort descending
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 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
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 02 Cellular & Molecular Biology Abigail Jensen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 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
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 310 01 General Microbiology Mitchell Walkowicz;Yasu Morita M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 01 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract Maud Low 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 398G 02 Psych-Mental Health Nrsg:Pract W 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM 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 Institutionsort descending
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 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
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro 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
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM 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 02 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 Institutionsort descending
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Andrea Wilson 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
NURSING 317 02AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AG Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM 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
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Priyanka Roy Chowdhury TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology TH 2:30PM 5:15PM 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 Institutionsort descending
PSY 345 01 RSRCH SEM:FMNST PRSPCT/PSY SCI Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 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 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Jenny Folsom MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Rodrigo Dominguez Villegas F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
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
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
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
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 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics W 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