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.


Spring 2017 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

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Spring 2017 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
KIN 110 01AD Human Performance & Nutrition TH 1:00PM 1:50PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 02 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM 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 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 Paul Juris M W F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110H 01AA Human Performnce & Nutrtn M 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NRC 126 01 Insects & Human Society Roy Vandriesche TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
NS 0235 1 Methods in Molecular Biology John Castorino 02:30PM-05:30PM M;02:30PM-05:30PM M Hampshire College
BIOL 327 01 Microbiology Amy Camp MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM 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
PUBHLTH 160 03 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 04 My Body, My Health Daniel Gerber;Andrea Ayvazian TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
PUBHLTH 160 05 My Body, My Health Andrea Ayvazian;Daniel Gerber M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 572 01 Neurobiology Elena Vazey M W 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

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Spring 2017 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOLOGY 312 03 Writing In Biology Peter Houlihan TH 8:30AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 04 Writing In Biology Norman Johnson M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 312 05 Writing In Biology Steven Brewer F 1:25PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 01 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
NUTRITN 372 02 Writing in Nutrition Reed Mangels TU TH 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2017 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

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Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Titlesort descending Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSY 201 01 STAT METHOD/UNDERGRAD RESEARCH David Palmer MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Julia McQuade TTH 11:30AM-12:50PM; W 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
NS 0265 1 Statistics Brian Schultz 01:00PM-02:20PM M;01:00PM-02:20PM W Hampshire College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics Katherine Binder MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College

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