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 # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Rebecca Spencer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS Elizabeth Jamieson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 564 01 Human Physiology Eric Bittman M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
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
BIO 150 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr; Danielle Ignace TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 568 01 Endocrinology Robert Zoeller TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 106 01 Human Biology Judith Goodenough TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIO 152 01 GENETICS,EVOLUTION & MOLECULAR Robert Merritt TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Elsbeth Walker M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 310 01 General Microbiology Mitchell Walkowicz;Yasu Morita M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Shannon Compton M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NSC 312 01 SEM IN NEUROSCIENCE Allison Anacker Th 07:30-09:30 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH Randy Frost Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
MICROBIO 320 01 Infectious Disease and Defense Wilmore Webley;Michele Klingbeil TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Category 3: Population, Health, and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01AF Human Performance & Nutrition W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AG Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AJ Human Performance & Nutrition Barry Braun W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AK Human Performance & Nutrition TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01BA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Alfred Karlson M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 210 02 Human Development/Life Cycle Lisa Chiodo TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0320 1 Agriculture, Food and Health Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM T,TH Hampshire College

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Category 4: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 160 01AG My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AJ My Body, My Health F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AK My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BA 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 01BC My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM 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 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02AA 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
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Christiane Meyer TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Category 5: Research Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics W 3:35PM 4:25PM 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 4:40PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:40PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NS 0265 1 Statistics Elizabeth Conlisk 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
SOC 201 L01 EVALUATING INFORMATION Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 EVALUATING INFORMATION F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 EVALUATING INFORMATION F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College

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

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