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.


Spring 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 100 02AE Human Nature F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 100 02AF Human Nature F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
CST 248 01 Science/Revolution/Modernity William Cotter MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis; Molly Carl TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
HIST 206 01 African Cities 20th Century Holly Hanson M 07:00PM-09:50PM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
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 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 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

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
CS 0313 1 Electrophysiological Method Jane Couperus 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
ENVST 233PB 01 Air Pollution Biology Jennifer Albertine TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
FOOD-SCI 466 01 Nutritional Microbiology David Sela TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 466 01LL Nutritional Microbiology TU 11:30AM 1:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 580 01 Food Borne Diseases Ronald Labbe TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
KIN 440 01AB Wellness for All TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 440 01 Wellness for All Katie Becofsky TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01MN Anatomy and Physiology II F 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01 Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Paul Juris M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LL Anatomy & Physiology I M 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LM Anatomy & Physiology I Jennifer Gordon TU 8:30AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LN Anatomy & Physiology I TU 10:00AM 11:30AM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LQ Anatomy & Physiology I TU 11:30AM 1:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LR Anatomy & Physiology I W 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 270 01LU Anatomy & Physiology I TH 8:30AM 10:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Paul Juris M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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
M&I-ENG 290H 01 HIV,TB,&Malaria:SimulModeling Chaitra Gopalappa TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
NUTRITN 572 01 Community Nutrition Lindiwe Sibeko TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 572 02 Community Nutrition Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Phoebe Walker M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
SOCI 243 01 Drugs and Society Jerome Himmelstein MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
SOCIOL 242 01 Drugs & Society M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbrsort descending Course # Sect # 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
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NS 0120 1 Western and Alternative Med Christopher Jarvis 10:30AM-11:50AM M;10:30AM-11:50AM W Hampshire College
NS 0124 1 HIV/AIDS 35 Years Later Megan Dobro 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
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 10:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AA Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AB Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing M 10:00AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 223 01 Human Hlth: Rights/Wrong Jyl Gentzler, Kristen Brookes MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
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 Beth Powell MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Alexandra Burgess MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; W 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Amy Demorest TH 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 02 Research Methods Megan McCarty TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
PSYCH 200 01 Research Methods in Psychology Corey Flanders;Cheryl Lee MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Katherine Binder MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Marquis Hawkins M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Alka Indurkhya M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
SOC 202 01 QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODS Tina Wildhagen TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 203 01 QUALITATIVE METHODS Mary Scherer TTh 01:00-02:20 Smith College
SOCI 316 01 Social Research Jerome Himmelstein TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Amy Wagaman TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM; F 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM;M 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Shu-Min Liao MW 01:00PM-01:50PM; TH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Amir Kouzehkanani TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;M 04:15PM-05:05PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College

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