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.

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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 # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Persp William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Katherine Haydon TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM 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 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
NUTRITN 130 01AD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM 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

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Burgess MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 354 01 SEM: ADVANCED ABNORMAL PSYCH Randy Frost T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 320 01 Infectious Disease and Defense Michele Klingbeil TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIO 306 01 IMMUNOLOGY Christine White-Ziegler MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYCH 380 01 Abnormal Psychology Richard Halgin TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335H 01 Behv Neuroendocrinol - Honors Luke Remage-Healey M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Hyg Food Handling David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIOL 191 01 Molecules, Genes & Cells Caroline Goutte, Alexandra Purdy MW 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
NEUR 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Patty Freedson TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience John-Paul Baird TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 02 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:20PM 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
NRC 185 03 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Laurie Simmons M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Ernest Washington TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0233 1 Anthro of Food & Nutrition Alan Goodman 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0266 1 Anthropology of Reproduction Pamela Stone 10:30AM-11:50AM M,W Hampshire College
CSI 0283 1 Ab/normal Psychology M. Lourdes Mattei 09:00AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Reyes Lazaro MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 01AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:35PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AE Medical Ethics F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
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
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect #sort descending Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
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 01AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Carrie Hosman MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
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 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
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 202 04 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College

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