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.

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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 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Sarah Reedy M W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AA Human Nature TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AB Human Nature TH 10:10AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AC Human Nature TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AD Human Nature F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AE Human Nature F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 01AF Human Nature F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM 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

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Fall 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NEUR 356 01 Neurphys: Motivation John-Paul Baird F 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Christine White-Ziegler TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 397B 01 ST-Air Pollution and Health Raphael Arku TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 355 01 Adolescent Psych David Scherer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 208 01 Human Ecology Thomas Leatherman M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Elsbeth Walker M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Jeffrey Laney TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 352 01 Nutrition in the Life Cycle Alayne Ronnenberg M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 583 01 Advanced Genetics Abigail Jensen TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 580 01 Medical Nutritn Therapy Alayne Ronnenberg M F 11:15AM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494CI 01 Obesity,Supplmnts,Microbiome Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle 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 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 02 Epidemiology in Public Health Brittany Rosen TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 02 Human Development/Life Cycle TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AB Human Performance & Nutrition TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AC Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Mariya Ivanova M W 10:10AM 11:25AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
COMM 319 01 Health Communication Devon Greyson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 590A 01 Food Science Policy Fergus Clydesdale M 5:30PM 7:45PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
WGSS 230 01 Politics of Reproduction Kirsten Leng M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 524 01 Intro/Health Politics & Policy Michael Begay TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HPP 590M 01 Mass Incarceration & PubHealth Melody Slashinski TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 553 01 Topics in Phil of Science Christopher Meacham TH 1:00PM 3:30PM UMass Amherst
HPP 620 01 Intro to US Health Care System David Chin TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Thomas Shea TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01 Writing in Nursing Ethics Stephanie Griggs M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling The Department M 12:30PM-01:50PM; T 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 324 02 Epidemiology in Public Health Brittany Rosen TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
RES-ECON 212 02 Intro Stats/Soc Sci Wayne-Roy Gayle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Lu Lu MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray MWF 01:30PM-02:45PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM 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 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ 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