Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

Courses

View the list of ever-approved courses as well as  a document of Spring 2013 courses and  Fall 2012 courses listed by category AND school.

The courses below have been approved for one or more categories of the CHS certificate. 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.

Course information is updated throughout the April 2014 pre-registration period.


Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Luke Remage-Healey M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 02 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Rebecca Spencer TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS Elizabeth Jamieson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Shannon Compton M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MTWF 08:00-08:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr T 01:00-01:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr T 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 150 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Danielle Ignace Th 01:00-01:50 Smith College

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Category 3: Population, Health, and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01AK Human Performance & Nutrition TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01BA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Eeva Sointu TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHRO 313 01 Nutritional Anth Thomas Leatherman TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 603 01 Prin Of Group Dynmcs Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
SOC 329 01 SEM: SOCIOLOGY OF THE BODY Eeva Sointu Th 03:00-04:50 Smith College
SOCIOL 442 01 Sociology of Medicine Dan Clawson M W 5:30PM 6:45PM UMass Amherst
SOCIOL 481 01 Sociology of Mental Health Richard Tessler M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Category 4: Ethics, Policy, and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 160 01BD My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AJ My Body, My Health F 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BE My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BF My Body, My Health 1:00AM 1:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02AA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Laura Fries M W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AA My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AB My Body, My Health F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AD My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01AK My Body, My Health F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01BA My Body, My Health F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04AA My Body, My Health F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
NUTRITN 391C 01 S-Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Ibtissam Bouachrine TTh 03:00-04:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer W 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 02 Writing In Biology Judith Goodenough W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Christiane Meyer TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Category 5: Research Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2014
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AB Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AC Intro To Statistics W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AD Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics W 4:40PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:40PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 329PT 01 Psychology of Trauma Amber Douglas T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
PSY 358 01 RESEARCH SEM IN CLINICAL PSY Alexandra Selbo-Bruns MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
ANTHRO 320 01 Resrch Technique Physical Anth Brigitte Holt W 2:30PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 411 01 Sem: Research Sandra Lawrence - Mount Holyoke College
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH Philip Peake MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSY 201 L01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L02 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 09:00-09:50 Smith College
PSY 201 L03 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer W 10:00-10:50 Smith College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Katherine Clemans TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Jared Schwartzer MW 01:15PM-02:05PM;F 01:15PM-02:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Elizabeth Conlisk 02:00PM-03:20PM T,TH Hampshire College

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

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Please direct any feedback regarding this course list to Sarah Lince, the Five College Academic Programs Coordinator.