By inquiring into the effects of human social organization and relationship with the natural environment on physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being, this course will contextualize individual health issues and seek healing responses to imbalances in social, environmental, and personal health. 3 credits

Explores the philosophical, historical, and cultural aspects of traditional healing methods. Examines the basic principles and the ancient art of diagnosis, which were developed in countries such as Japan, China, and India. Evaluates basic techniques used in the complementary medical arena. Students will be required to complete a field experience in a health care setting. 3 credits.