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.


Spring 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM 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 W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Svati Shah M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM 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
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM 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 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 01:40-02:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SOCI 216MC 01 Sociology of Medicine Richard Moran TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society Michael Ide M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Phoebe Walker M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 02 Princ of Comm Health Education TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Alexandra Purdue-Smithe TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AK Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Sophie Horowitz M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics 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
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 204EM 01 Embodiment: Marx to Butler Karen Remmler TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Svati Shah M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RES-ECON 212 04 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 05 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 07 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 L01 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Simon Halliday TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/ NSC LAB Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak T 01:00-03:50 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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