Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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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 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ESS 340 01 SEM:WOMEN'S HEALTH:CURR TOPIC Barbara Brehm-Curtis T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ESS 140 01 HEALTH BEHAVIOR Karen Riska MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
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 TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM 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

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 270 01LW Anatomy & Physiology I TU 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LX Anatomy & Physiology I TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LZ Anatomy & Physiology I TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II TU 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01MM Anatomy & Physiology I TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Katie Becofsky TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0238 1 Sel. Topics in Public Health Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NURSING 210 01 Human Development/Life Cycle Stephanie Griggs TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 319GS 01 Gender/Sexual Minority Health Corey Flanders MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NURSING 317 01AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02 Writing in Nursing Ethics M 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AA Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AB Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 317 02AC Writing in Nursing Ethics M 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Nicole Goldstein TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHI 242 01 MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Patrick Grafton-Cardwell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Victor Ma M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Keehyuk Nahm M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Lu Chen TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Andrea Wilson TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics Mark Wells MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSY 202 01 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Randi Garcia MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Megan McCarty MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind MW 08:30AM-09:50AM; T 11:30AM-12:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 490D 01 Chronic Disease Epidemiology Susan Hankinson M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Scott Chasan-Taber M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Timothy Malacarne TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Amy Wagaman TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 12:30PM-01:50PM; F 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 03 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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