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.


Spring 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHRO 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM 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
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 304 01 Brain,Mind&Behavior Youngbin Kwak TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psychology Hillary Halpern TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Andrew Farrar TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 359CN 01 Sem: Clinical Neuroscience Jared Schwartzer TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology Amy Camp MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NUTRITN 494A 01 Sem-Human Nutrition Young-Cheul Kim M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit; Robert Merritt TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 430 01 Nutrition and Metabolism Young-Cheul Kim TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Physical Activity & Pubhlth Katie Becofsky TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIO 300 01 NEUROPHYSIOLOGY Richard Olivo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington;Eun Jeung Lee W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AC Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher 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 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
CSI 0215 1 From Choice to Justice Marlene Fried 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 439 01 CommHealthNursingIVA:Community Katherine Bobianski TH 4:00PM 7:00PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Lori Anne Lyne M 8:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
WGSS 205 01 Feminist Health Politics Kirsten Leng M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Bjorn Markeson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AA Research Methods Anthropology F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AB Research Methods Anthropology F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 281 01AC Research Methods Anthropology F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 123 02 Research Methods Megan McCarty TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College

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