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Five College Program in Culture, Health, and Science

About CHS Courses

View a list of approved Fall 2015 courses.

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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 2016 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

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Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PUBHLTH 320 04 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Serena Houghton TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 320 05 Principles of Pub Hth Practice Laura Fries TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 324 01 Epidemiology in Public Health Cristina Huebner Torres TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
SWAG 328 01 Science and Sexuality Sahar Sadjadi T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
PSY 340 01 PSYCHOSOCIAL/DETERMINTS/HEALTH Benita Jackson TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ANT 347 01 SEM: TOPICS IN ANTHROPOLOGY Elizabeth Klarich Th 01:00-02:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 397U 01 ST-Anthro of Growth and Dev Stephen King TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 580 01 Developmental Biology Helene Cousin TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

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Subj Abbr Course #sort descending Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 230 01 COLQ: PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY Beth Powell TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
NUTRITN 230 01 Basic Nutrition Alayne Ronnenberg TU TH 8:30AM 9:45AM UMass Amherst
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit W 08:00-08:50 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit W 01:10-02:00 Smith College
BIO 230 D03 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Robert Dorit W 07:30-08:20 Smith College
KIN 272 01 Anatomy and Physiology II Jennifer Gordon TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LL Anatomy and Physiology II TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LM Anatomy and Physiology II TU 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LN Anatomy and Physiology II M 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
KIN 272 01LQ Anatomy and Physiology II M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
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 F 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 01MN Anatomy and Physiology II W 8:00AM 8:50AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 283 01 General Genetics Michele Markstein M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2016 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

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Spring 2016 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

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Spring 2016 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

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