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 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01BA Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BB Human Origins and Variation TH 6:30PM 7:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01BC Human Origins and Variation F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stephen King TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM 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

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Spring 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM 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
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington;Eun Jeung Lee TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Barbara Colombo-Adams M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Barbara Colombo-Adams TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Ernest Washington TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 271 01 Human Evolution Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANT 348 01 SEM: TOPICS DEVELOPMENT ANTH Elliot Fratkin T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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 12:10PM 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 01AJ Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
PHIL 223 01 Human Hlth: Rights/Wrong Jyl Gentzler MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
SPN 251 01 SURV IBERIAN LIT,ART,SOCIET II Reyes Lazaro TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 01:00-02:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 06 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Ben Normark TU 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Peter Houlihan TH 8:30AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 4:25PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Cynthia Suopis W 4:00PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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Spring 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Vis Taraz F 02:40-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERIMENTAL METH NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington MWF 10:00-10:50; T 01:00-03:50 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM 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
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
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 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics M 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