Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

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Learn more about the five CHS certificate requirement categories.

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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 Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Stacey Matarazzo M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AC Human Origins and Variation F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AG Human Origins and Variation F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
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 312 01 Medical Anthropology Sarah Reedy TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis; Molly Carl TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NUTRITN 130 02 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 02AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AB Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 04AC Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:40AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 2:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II TU 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II TU 4:00PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 8:00AM 9:30AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 10:10AM 11:40AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II TH 1:00PM 2:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II TH 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II TH 4:00PM 5:30PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01MN Anatomy and Physiology II F 2:30PM 4:00PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Andrew Farrar TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience John-Paul Baird TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM Amherst College
PSYCH 330 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs Joseph Bergan M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIO 366 01 BIOGEOGRAPHY Paulette Peckol TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Heather Reed 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
PSYCH 304 01 Brain,Mind&Behavior Youngbin Kwak TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn Gayatri Guhanarayan M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Phoebe Walker M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 365 01 Psychology Of Aging Susan Whitbourne TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
ANT 344 01 SEM: MEDICAL ETHICS Donald Joralemon T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ECO 362 01 SEM: POPULATION ECONOMICS Elizabeth Savoca Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
HST 355 01 SEM: WOMEN & WWI-SMITH RELIEF Jennifer Hall-Witt T 01:00-04:00 Smith College
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 01 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TU 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Lena Fletcher TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
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 MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 480 01 Intellectual Disability: Cncpt Ashley Woodman W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HIST 212 01 Intro Hist West Medicine John Servos MW 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
ENG 135 03 INTRO WRITING CREATIVE NONFICT Brooke Hauser TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Haoying Liu TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01 Medical Ethics Peter Graham M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 02 Medical Ethics Justin Dealy M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 03 Medical Ethics Keehyuk Nahm M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 04 Medical Ethics Victor Ma TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 05 Medical Ethics Jonathan Dixon 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 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics Arden Ali TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian 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 Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Amy Wagaman TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM; F 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 4:00PM 4:50PM 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 11:15AM 12:05PM 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
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 223 01 Intro/Biostats for PUBHLTH Alka Indurkhya M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst

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