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.


Fall 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 10:00AM 10:50AM 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
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost 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 John Tawa TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYC 227 01 Developmental Psychology Carolyn Palmquist TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM 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 F 1:25PM 2:15PM 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 TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington W 10:10AM 11:00AM; W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 05 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 271 01 Human Evolution Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 319GS 01 Gender/Sexual Minority Health Corey Flanders MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe T 07:30-09:30 Smith College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
GNDST 333GS 01 Gender/Sexual Minority Health Corey Flanders MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HIST 414 01 History of Therapeutics John Servos TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 490W 01 Water, Culture & Public Health Timothy Ford TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ENGL 207MG 01 Sci Writing:Imagining Illness Sarah Sutherland MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ECON 214 01 Health Economics & Policy Jessica Reyes MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst 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
PHI 242 01 MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SPN 250 01 IBER LIT: SEX & MEDIEVL CITY Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics Mark Wells MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Caralyn Zehnder M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Sarah Emel W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Skye Long TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
RES-ECON 212 01 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle M 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 02 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 03 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 04 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Mariyana Zapryanova W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Amelia McNamara MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Capistrant Th 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Capistrant Th 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Lu Lu MWF 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L05 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Lu Lu T 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L06 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Lu Lu Th 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Timothy Malacarne TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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