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.

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 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
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 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSY 150 01 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Randy Frost TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYC 228 01 Abnormal Psychology Julia McQuade 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 MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
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
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NRC 185 03 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Laurie Simmons M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Ventura Perez TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ysaaca Axelrod TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay 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
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst 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
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 02 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
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 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
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM 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
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
ENG 222 01 MEDICINE & LAW/AFR LIT/19TH C. Andrea Stone TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
PHI 242 01 TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Reyes Lazaro MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ENGL 301SC 01 Science Writing Catherine Manegold W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
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

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen W 01:10-02:30 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
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Timothy Malacarne TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
NSC 230 L01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell F 01:10-04:00 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Beth Powell TTh 10:30-11:50 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