Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

Courses

View the list of ever-approved courses as well as  a document of Spring 2013 courses and  Fall 2012 courses listed by category AND school.

The courses below have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate. If you don't see a course that you believe should be listed, please notify us. We will review the course description and contact the instructor for input and permission. In general, a CHS course should have at least 30% of its content devoted to topics in human health.

Course information is updated throughout the April 2014 pre-registration period.


Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 160 01BA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AG My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02AA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BB My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BC My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BD My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BE My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BF My Body, My Health 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Shannon Compton M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy, Patrick Williamson MW 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MTWF 08:00-08:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 217 01 Food & Eating Disorders John-Paul Baird T 09:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOL 221 01 Developmental Biology Dominic Poccia MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
BIOL 251 01 Molecular Genetics Yan Qi MWF 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College

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Category 3: Population, Health, and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 313 01 Nutritional Anth Thomas Leatherman TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 329 01 SEM: SOCIOLOGY OF THE BODY Eeva Sointu Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
ANTHR 331 01 Anthropology & Sexualities Lynn Morgan T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 603 01 Prin Of Group Dynmcs Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst

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Category 4: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 160 01BE My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BF My Body, My Health 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 08 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Christiane Meyer TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough TH 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Katherine Bobianski TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics Katherine Bobianski TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics TU 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Category 5: Research Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
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
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 329PT 01 Psychology of Trauma Amber Douglas T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Selbo-Bruns MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research Sandra Lawrence - Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 540 01 Intro Biostatistics M W F 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

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Please direct any feedback regarding this course list to Sarah Lince, the Five College Academic Programs Coordinator.