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
CHM 357 01 SELECT TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY David Bickar W 07:00-10:00 Smith College
MICROBIO 320 01 Infectious Disease and Defense Wilmore Webley;Michele Klingbeil TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
EGR 373 01 SEM: SKELETAL BIOMECHANICS Borjana Mikic TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Richard Halgin TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Luke Remage-Healey M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Frank Rife M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Geoffrey Tanner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon M W F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 630 01 Prin Of Epidemiology Elizabeth Cook TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 797E 01 ST-Bioactive Food Components Yeonhwa Park TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy, Patrick Williamson MW 10:00AM-10:50AM 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
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 301 01 Molecular Neurobiology Ethan Graf MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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
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 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
PUBHLTH 160 02AA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM 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 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M 2:30PM 5:15PM 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.