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

This course explores past and present concepts related to Human Energy Fields, the effects of the Energy Medicine Modalities on health and the current scientific research in Energy Medicine.

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.

Provides the foundation for a discussion of the basic principles and differences between Western (allopathic) and Eastern (traditional) health care. Examines the differences and similarities of the various forms of traditional healing methods and analyzes current health practices and future trends.