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.

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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 2018 Category 1: Biocultural Approaches

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
CSI 0138 1 Intro to Medical Anthropology Jennifer Hamilton 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
ENVST 321HC 01 Human Health & Climate Change Jennifer Albertine M 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 230 01 Developmental Psychology Amy Grillo TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
EDC 235 01 CHILD & ADOL GROWTH & DEVELOPM Shannon Audley MW 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ESS 250 01 NUTRITION AND HEALTH Barbara Brehm-Curtis TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
PSY 140 01 HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY Benita Jackson TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
ANTHRO 100 01 Human Nature Marc Lorenc M W F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01 Human Origins and Variation Lynnette Sievert M W 10:10AM 11:00AM 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 TH 10:00AM 10:50AM UMass Amherst
ANTHRO 103 01AD Human Origins and Variation TH 2:30PM 3:20PM 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

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Spring 2018 Category 2: Mechanisms of Disease Transmission

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 241 01 Genetic Analysis Caroline Goutte TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM Amherst College
CHEM 100 01 Molecular Gastronomy Patricia O'Hara WF 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
NEUR 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 212 01 Behavioral Neuroscience Sarah Turgeon MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
PSYC 325 01 Psychopharmacology Sarah Turgeon MWF 11:00AM-11:50AM Amherst College
NS 0209 1 Frontiers in Health & Biomedic Jason Tor;Elizabeth Conlisk;Cynthia Gill;Rayane Moreira;Christopher Jarvis 02:30PM-05:20PM M Hampshire College
NS 0220 1 Human Physiology Cynthia Gill 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0250 1 Immunology Christopher Jarvis 09:00AM-10:20AM M;09:00AM-10:20AM W Hampshire College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 100 01 Introduction to Psychology Katherine Haydon MW 08:35AM-09:50AM;F 09:00AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 222 01 Abnormal Psych: Clinical Pers William Davis TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 359CN 01 Sem: Clinical Neuroscience Jared Schwartzer T 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIO 132 01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT Nathan Derr TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D01 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 01:40-02:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D02 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr W 02:40-03:30 Smith College
BIO 132 D03 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr Th 04:00-04:50 Smith College
BIO 132 D04 CELLS,PHYSIOLOGY & DEVEL DISC Nathan Derr Th 03:00-03:50 Smith College
BIO 230 01 GENOMES & GENETIC ANALYSIS Steven Williams MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
BIO 230 D01 GENOMES & GENETIC DISCUSSN Steven Williams M 01:10-02:00 Smith College
BIO 230 D02 GENOMES & GENETIC DISCUSSN Steven Williams T 01:00-01:50 Smith College

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Spring 2018 Category 3: Population Health and Disease

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
BIOL 181 01 Adaptation & Organism Ethan Clotfelter, Sarah Goodwin, Thea Kristensen MWF 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
CS 0246 1 Adolescent Development R Rosenberg 02:00PM-03:20PM TU;02:00PM-03:20PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0233 1 Anthropology Food and Nutritio Alan Goodman 12:30PM-01:50PM TU;12:30PM-01:50PM TH Hampshire College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
ANTHR 245 01 Global Health&Humanitarianism Lynn Morgan MW 08:35AM-09:50AM Mount Holyoke College
SOCI 216MC 01 Sociology of Medicine Richard Moran TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM Mount Holyoke College
IDP 208 01 WOMEN'S MEDICAL ISSUES Leslie Jaffe TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
SDS 390 01 TOPC: POPULATION HEALTH Benjamin Capistrant MW 02:40-04:00 Smith College
SOC 232 01 WORLD POPULATION Leslie King TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
BIOLOGY 105 01 Biology of Social Issues Jeffrey Podos;Gerald Downes;Margaret Riley M W F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
BIOLOGY 105H 01 Biology of Social Issues Hnrs TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HONORS 321H 01 Violence in American Culture Ventura Perez M W 4:00PM 5:15PM UMass Amherst
HPP 590S 01 SuicidePreven/MultiplePerspect Lisa Wexler W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 01 Child Development Ernest Washington W 4:00PM 6:30PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 02 Child Development Jeanne Brunner TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 03 Child Development Christine McCormick TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM UMass Amherst
HUMANDEV 270 04 Child Development Claire Hamilton TU TH 1:00PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01 Human Performance & Nutrition Gayatri Guhanarayan M W 9:05AM 10:20AM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AA Human Performance & Nutrition M 2:30PM 3:20PM UMass Amherst
KIN 110 01AB Human Performance & Nutrition M 4:00PM 4:50PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 4: Ethics, Policy and Practice

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYC 363 01 Psychology & the Law Allen Hart T 02:30PM-05:00PM Amherst College
CSI 0276 1 What is Psychotherapy? Peter Gilford 02:30PM-05:20PM W Hampshire College
ANTHR 216HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 301 01 Regenerative Medicine Rachel Fink TH 01:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
BIOL 328 01 Human Physiology Sarah Bacon TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 204EM 01 Embodiment: Marx to Butler Karen Remmler TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM Mount Holyoke College
GNDST 241HP 01 Feminist Health Politics Jacquelyne Luce TTH 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
ANT 255 01 DYING AND DEATH Donald Joralemon TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
BIO 101 01 MODERN BIO FOR CONCERNED CITIZ Steven Williams TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
NSC 312 01 SEM: NEUROETHICS Beth Powell Th 01:00-03:00 Smith College
PHI 209 01 PHILOS & HISTORY OF PSYCHOLOGY Jill de Villiers TTh 10:30-11:50 Smith College
HISTORY 181 01 Hist Western Sci&Technology II Emily Redman M W 11:15AM 12:05PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AA Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 9:05AM 9:55AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AB Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AC Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AD Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 10:10AM 11:00AM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AE Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 12:20PM 1:10PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 181 01AF Hist Western Sci&Technology II F 1:25PM 2:15PM UMass Amherst
HISTORY 397RR 01 ST-Hist/ReproductiveRightsLaw Jennifer Nye TU TH 10:00AM 11:15AM UMass Amherst
HPP 590W 01 Public Health and Literature Elizabeth Evans TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM UMass Amherst

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Spring 2018 Category 5: Research, Design and Analysis

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subj Abbr Course # Sect # Course Title Instructor(s) Meeting Times Institution
PSYC 122 01 Statis & Expermnt Design Matthew Schulkind TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; W 12:00PM-12:50PM Amherst College
PSYC 123 01 Research Methods Elizabeth Aries MW 12:30PM-01:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 01 Intro to Stat Modeling Pamela Matheson MW 02:00PM-03:20PM; F 02:00PM-02:50PM Amherst College
STAT 135 02 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 08:30AM-09:50AM; M 09:00AM-09:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 03 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 10:00AM-11:20AM; M 10:00AM-10:50AM Amherst College
STAT 135 04 Intro to Stat Modeling Albert Kim TTH 01:00PM-02:20PM; M 01:00PM-01:50PM Amherst College
NS 0248 1 Epidemiology Elizabeth Conlisk 10:30AM-11:50AM TU;10:30AM-11:50AM TH Hampshire College
ANTHR 275 01 Research Methods Elif Babul MW 11:00AM-12:15PM Mount Holyoke College
PSYCH 201 01 Statistics John Tawa MW 01:15PM-02:30PM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 01 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Evan Ray TTH 10:00AM-11:15AM;F 10:00AM-10:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 140 02 Intro Ideas/Applic Statistics Andrea Foulkes MW 11:00AM-12:15PM;F 11:00AM-11:50AM Mount Holyoke College
STAT 240 01 Elem Data Analysis/Exper Desgn Janice Gifford TTH 11:30AM-12:45PM;F 03:15PM-04:05PM Mount Holyoke College
ECO 220 01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS Simon Halliday TTh 09:00-10:20 Smith College
ECO 220 L01 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 11:00-12:10 Smith College
ECO 220 L02 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 01:10-02:30 Smith College
ECO 220 L03 INTRO STATS & ECONOMETRICS LAB Simon Halliday W 02:40-04:00 Smith College
MTH 220 01 INTRO/PROBABILITY/STATISTICS Miles Ott MWF 11:00-12:10 Smith College
MTH 220 L01 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 01:00-02:50 Smith College
MTH 220 L02 INTRO PROBABILITY STAT LAB Miles Ott T 03:00-04:50 Smith College
NSC 230 01 EXPERMNTL METHODS/NEUROSCIENCE Mary Harrington; Narendra Pathak MWF 10:00-10:50 Smith College

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