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.

Spring 2015 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

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Spring 2015 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Michele Markstein M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Laura Francis M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 597A 01 ST-Cancer Genetics Randall Phillis M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
CS 0313 1 Brain and Cognition II Joanna Morris 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College
FOOD-SCI 580 01 Food Borne Diseases Ronald Labbe TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 797M 01 ST-TopicalProblms/FoodMicrobio Lynne McLandsborough M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AJ Human Performance & Nutrition W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AK Human Performance & Nutrition TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01BA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 11:30AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Frank Rife TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Cory Greever M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 1:25PM 2:15PM 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 11:15AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AE Human Performance & Nutrition TU 11:30AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AF Human Performance & Nutrition W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AG Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 590S 01 Parasitology Michele Klingbeil;Yasu Morita M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 3: Population, Health & Disease

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 602 01 Com Dev & Hlth Ed Krishna Poudel M 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Maria Bulzacchelli TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 4: Ethics, Policy & Practice

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke M 4:40PM 6:15PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 6:30PM 7:40PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PHI 242 01 TOPICS IN MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 06 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AB Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AC Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AD Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:15PM 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 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 553 01 Topics in Phil of Science Christopher Meacham TH 10:00AM 12:30PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 260GB 01 Global Bioethics/Pub. Health James Harold MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Jordan Kroll M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2015 Category 5: Research, Design & Analysis

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Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Amy Demorest TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 02 Research Methods Carolyn Palmquist TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Gail Hornstein;Cheryl Lee TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Nicole Gilbert Cote MW 01:15PM-02:30PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 704 01 Health Prog Planning Lisa Wexler TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 624 01 Rsrch Meth In Pub Hl Ning Zhang TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Martha Lang MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
SOCI 225 01 Survey Resrch & Data Analysis Kimberly Rogers MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Bradford Westgate MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst

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