Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health and Science

About CHS Courses

Download the ever-approved CHS course list (.xlsx).

Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

Search lists of approved courses offered in previous semesters.


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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 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103H 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
CSI 0138 1 Intro to Medical Anthropology Jennifer Hamilton 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
ANTHRO 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 11:15AM 12:05PM 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 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle F 11:15AM 12:05PM 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
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Elizabeth Devine TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01MN Anatomy and Physiology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01 Anatomy of the Human Body Brigitte Holt TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LL Anatomy of the Human Body TU 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LM Anatomy of the Human Body W 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 290A 01LN Anatomy of the Human Body TH 3:00PM 5:00PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Mariana Pereira M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 02 Behavioral Neuroscience Marcela Fernandez-Peters TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Sarah Turgeon MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Wilmore Webley M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 304 01 Brain,Mind&Behavior Kyle Cave M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM 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
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Phoebe Walker M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 02 Princ of Comm Health Education TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
SOCI 216MC 01 Sociology of Medicine Richard Moran TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AA Medical Ethics 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 12:05PM 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
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01AC Perspectives in Nursing TH 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
NURSING 100 01 Perspectives in Nursing Mary Ellen Burke TU 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 202 02 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Katherine Clemans TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 202 03 INTRO TO RESEARCH METHODS Lauren Duncan MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; M 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; M 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics M 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AB Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AC Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AD Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst

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