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.


Fall 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Fall
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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AA Human Origins and Variation TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
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
ANTH 245 01 Medical Anthropology Christopher Dole TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
ANTHR 240 01 Medical Anthropology Lynn Morgan TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke 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 TH 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AG Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AJ Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01AK Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle TU 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 130 01BA Nutrition/Healthy Lifestyle W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LR Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LS Anatomy and Physiology II W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LU Anatomy and Physiology II W 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LV Anatomy and Physiology II W 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LW Anatomy and Physiology II W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LX Anatomy and Physiology II F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LZ Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335 01 Behavioral Neuroendocrinology Andrew Farrar M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Michael Cohen TTH 02:30PM-03:50PM Amherst College
PSYCH 330 02 Behavioral Neuroscience Lori Astheimer Best M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 330H 01 Behavioral Neuroscience-Hnrs David Moorman TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 335H 01 Behv Neuroendocrinol - Honors Luke Remage-Healey M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
MICROBIO 160 01 Biology of Cancer and AIDS Steven Goodwin 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
BIOL 230 01 Cell and Molecular Biology Amy Camp;Rebeccah Lijek;Amanda MacAvoy;Justyne Ogdahl TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 202 01 CELL BIOLOGY Stylianos Scordilis MWF 09:00-10:20 Smith College

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Fall 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AA Human Performance & Nutrition W 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AB Human Performance & Nutrition F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AC Human Performance & Nutrition TH 8:30AM 9:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 03AD Human Performance & Nutrition F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 578 01 Nutr Prob Devlp Wrld Lorraine Cordeiro TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 577 01 Nutrition Problems in US Lorraine Cordeiro 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
NS 0238 1 Sel. Topics in Public Health Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
IDP 320 01 SEM:GLOBAL LEARNING WOMNS HLTH Leslie Jaffe T 07:30-09:30 Smith College
ANTHRO 397BP 01 ST-Biology Of Poverty Thomas Leatherman M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
NRC 185 02 SustainbleLivng:Solutions/21st Max Dilthey;Lena Fletcher TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
ANTH 339 01 The Anthropology of Food Deborah Gewertz T 01:00PM-03:30PM Amherst College
PUBHLTH 490W 01 Water, Culture & Public Health Timothy Ford TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PHIL 164 01AF Medical Ethics F 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 260ME 01 Medical Ethics Mark Wells MW 02:40PM-03:55PM Mount Holyoke College
PHIL 164 01AJ Medical Ethics F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
PHIL 164H 01 Medical Ethics Cameron Gibbs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
PHI 242 01 MEDICAL ETHICS Susan Levin MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
PHIL 164 07 Medical Ethics Patrick Grafton-Cardwell TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 01 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
ENGL 125 01 Representing Illness Anston Bosman MW 02:00PM-03:20PM Amherst College
GNDST 333EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 316EG 01 Reproductive and Genetic Tech Jacquelyne Luce F 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ENGL 207MG 01 Sci Writing:Imagining Illness Sarah Sutherland MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
HISTORY 180 01 Western Sci&Tech I Brian Ogilvie M W 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AA Western Sci&Tech I F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AB Western Sci&Tech I F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 180 01AC Western Sci&Tech I F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 01 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Fall 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2017
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; M 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 12:30PM-01:50PM; F 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STATISTC 240 01AB Intro To Statistics M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AC Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AD Intro To Statistics M 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AE Intro To Statistics M 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AF Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 01AG Intro To Statistics M 4:00PM 4:50PM 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 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AE Intro To Statistics W 11:15AM 12:05PM 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 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
STATISTC 240 02AA Intro To Statistics W 5:30PM 6:20PM UMass Amherst
STAT 111E 01 Intro to Statistics Amy Wagaman TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STATISTC 240 01 Intro To Statistics Joanna Jeneralczuk TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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