Five College Consortium

Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

About CHS Courses

The list of approved Fall 2016 courses will be available by Monday, March 28, 2016.

View the ever-approved CHS course list.

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.


Fall 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
ANTHRO 103 01AB Human Origins and Variation TH 11:30AM 12:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AE Human Origins and Variation TH 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AF Human Origins and Variation TH 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AJ Human Origins and Variation F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AK Human Origins and Variation F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM Amherst College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ENGL 304 01 Narratives of Suffering Geoffrey Sanborn MF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
NUTRITN 130H 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Zhenhua Liu TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01 Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle Claire Norton M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle M 9:05AM 9:55AM 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 01AF Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYCH 335H 01 Behv Neuroendocrinol - Honors Luke Remage-Healey M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BCH 352 01 BIOCHEM II: BIOCHEM DYNAMICS David Bickar TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
FOOD-SCI 270 01 Biol. of Food in Human Health Yeonhwa Park TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Mitchell Walkowicz M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 02 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Heather Reed M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NS 0247 1 Cell Biology Megan Dobro 02:30PM-03:50PM M,W,F Hampshire College
BIOLOGY 285 01 Cellular & Molecular Biology Thomas Maresca M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 285 02 Cellular & Molecular Biology Abigail Jensen M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 559 01 Cellular & Molecular BiologyII Wei-Lih Lee TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PSY 253 01 COLQ: DEVELOP PSYCHOPATHOLOGY Patricia DiBartolo TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
PSY 240 01 COLQ: HEALTH PROMOTION Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Madelaine Bartlett TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 394EI 01 Evolutionary Medicine Lynnette Sievert M W F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01 Food Microbiology Lynne McLandsborough M W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
FOOD-SCI 567 01AA Food Microbiology F 12:20PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Kari Loomis M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 310 01 General Microbiology Mitchell Walkowicz;Yasu Morita M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
NS 0121 1 Human Biology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M,W Hampshire College

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Fall 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 8:30AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM 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 10:50AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01 Human Performnce & Nutrtn John Sirard M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn W 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 290B 01 Intro to Public Health Michael Begay TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANT 248 01 MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SOC 219 01 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Kathleen Hulton MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 02 Nutrition Problems in US TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 301 01 Princ of Comm Health Education Alice Fiddian-Green M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 03 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Laurie Simmons M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz W 02:00PM-04:30PM Amherst College

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Fall 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
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
ENG 222 01 MEDICINE & LAW/AFR LIT/19TH C. Andrea Stone TTh 03:00-04:20 Smith College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 02 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian;Mohammed Ansari;Anne Hickey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 494NI 01 Neglected Tropical Diseases: T Michele Klingbeil M W F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
ENVIRSCI 342 01 Pesticides, the Envir&Pub Pol Natalia Clifton TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
LJST 374 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
POSC 474 01 Rights Kristin Bumiller T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
ENGL 301SC 01 Science Writing Catherine Manegold W 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
SPN 250 01 SURVEY IBERIAN LIT & SOCIETY I Reyes Lazaro MW 01:10-02:30 Smith College

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Fall 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AF Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AG Intro To Statistics W 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AJ Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AJ Intro To Statistics W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AA Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
MTH 220 02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L03 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen M 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 L04 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Katherine Halvorsen W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 01:00-02:20 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Benjamin Baumer T 03:00-04:20 Smith College
STATISTC 501 01 Meth Applied Stats Michael Lavine M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STOCKSCH 171 01 Plagues, Food and People: Eco Daniel Cooley TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Sarah Turgeon TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College

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