Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Spring 2015 courses which have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate will be available soon. 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.

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Fall 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 494BI 01 Global Bodies Elizabeth Krause TU 10:00AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 104 01 Food, Fiber & Pharma Rachel Levin TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BD Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BE Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Richard Wood M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 03AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Melissa Brown TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM 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
NUTRITN 130 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology To Be Announced;Amy Camp MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 333 01 Neurobiology Geoffrey Tanner MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke 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
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics 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 Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 02 Cellular & Molecular Biology Abigail Jensen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Gerald Downes M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
CHEM 330 01 Biochemical Principles Sheila Jaswal TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
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
FOOD-SCI 466 01LL Hyg Food Handling TU 11:30AM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Frank Rife TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM 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

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Fall 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition W F 2:30PM 3:45PM 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
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Melissa Brown TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 640 01 Public Health Nutrition Lisa Troy W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 630 01 Prin Of Epidemiology Elizabeth Cook TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 603 01 Prin Of Group Dynmcs Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 524 01 Intr Hl Politcs&Plcy Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
SWAG 410 01 Epidemics and Society Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College

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Fall 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 08 Medical Ethics John Robison TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman TU 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 01 Health Care For All Michael Begay TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 129 02 Health Care For All Nene Okunna TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 627 01 Lng Trm Cr Polcy&Mgt Ning Zhang M W 1:25PM 2:40PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research To Be Announced - Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 540 01 Intro Biostatistics Marquis Hawkins M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Sofija Zagarins TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 391B 01 Intro to Biostat for Pubhlth Marquis Hawkins M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOC 201 L01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY Th 07:00-09:00 Smith College
SOC 201 L02 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 08:00-09:50 Smith College
SOC 201 01 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 201 L03 STATISTICS FOR SOCIOLOGY F 10:00-12:00 Smith College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics To Be Announced;Jessica Sidman MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 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