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Bachelor's Degree Program (BA)

Holistic Health

(Modules 4 & 6 ) - 120 Total Credits

In this Holistic health Bachelor's Program you’ll focus on the connections between physical, mental, spiritual, social, and environmental well-being, and you’ll learn about practices in Eastern and in Western medicine that promote health. You’ll study anatomy and physiology, biofeedback, stress management, nutrition, toxicity and detoxification, and alternative ways to diagnose and treat disease. You’ll also cover medical systems such as homeopathy, naturopathy, Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, and mind-body medicine.

Requirement for Bachelor's Degree/Course Enrollment:

Students must have completed our Associates Degree Program (60 credits) or have a degree or applicable life experiences that totals 60 credits in order to enroll in our Bachelor Degree Programs. Please speak to an advisor if have you questions. 

Course Outline of Bachelor's Degree Program:

Prerequisites

Credits Needed: 60

  • Associate Degree/Applied Life Experience

60 credits

Core Curriculum Courses

Credits Needed: 30

  • MOD-4-1. Healing Herbs 

  • MOD-4-2. Iridology I 

  • MOD-4-3. Biblical Healthy Living 

  • MOD-4-4. Worldwide Herbalism 

  • MOD-4-5. Reflexology

  • MOD-4-6. Anatomy II 

  • MOD-4-7. Aromatherapy I

  • MOD-4-8. EMFs Hidden Hazards

  • MOD-4-9. Introduction to Microbiology

  • MOD-4-10. Introduction to Immunology

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Major Specific Courses

Credits Needed: 30

  • MOD-6-1: Understanding Nutrition in Detail 

  • MOD-6-2: Introduction to Chiropractic

  • MOD-6-3: Introduction to Psychology

  • MOD-6-4: Health Psychology

  • MOD-6-5: History of Medicine

  • MOD-6-6: Exercise Science and Sports

  • MOD-6-7: Women's Health

  • MOD-6-8: Biology

  • MOD-6-9: Homeopathy

  • MOD-6-10: Complementary Therapies

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Total Credit Hours: 120

Core Curriculum Course Descriptions:

MOD-4-1. Healing Herbs - Practical advice for the newcomer and pearls of wisdom for the herbal practitioner. This course delivers the lowdown on virtually every healing herb available in today's marketplace. A complete guide to 180 healing herbs with description and history, therapeutic uses, medicinal properties, prescription counterparts, dosage options, safety and effectiveness rating, and precautions.

MOD-4-2. Iridology I - Learn the links between health and the patterns, colors, and textures of the iris. This course describes the basics of iris analysis in easy-to-understand language with dozens of illustrations, color photos, and charts. After recognizing weaknesses in the iris, you will be able to suggest lifestyle changes to achieve optimum health.    

MOD-4-3. Biblical Healthy Living- This course explores what the Bible says about healthy diet and compares it with modern science. The research upholds the wisdom of biblical advice. Anyone who is sick and tired of feeling sick and tired will find in this course the secrets to more abundant energy, freedom from illness, and more vibrant health.  

MOD-4-4. Worldwide Herbalism – This course teaches the herbal traditions of the entire world with references to over 400 medicinal herbs. An integration of Western herbs into the traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic systems. It covers the philosophies of traditional Eastern herbal medicine along with describing the herbs and their uses and compares these systems to Western herbal traditions.

MOD-4-5. Reflexology – This course covers the complete guide to the anatomy of the feet and the workings of Reflexology, the therapeutic foot massage for health and well-being. It explains the art and science of reflexology: how it works; the ailments it treats; how to locate and massage the various reflexology points. 

MOD-4-6. Anatomy II - This course offers comprehensive coverage about the human body. Included are: 226 color illustrations, depicting all organs and systems of the human body, 29 chapters of descriptive text written by current and former faculty at one of the world's foremost medical institutions, and an index of plates and descriptions for quick identification of any structure, organ, or system.

MOD-4-7. Aromatherapy I – You'll learn ways to add fragrance to your life, about the plants and the history, what exactly are these things called essential oils and carrier oils, how to dilute and blend, what supplies to buy, the correct way to measure and blend. Plus, we will go into safety and storage issues and you'll be given many recipes for beginning concoctions.

MOD-4-8.  EMFs Hidden Hazards: Topics include - What EMFs (electromagnetic fields) actually are, where you find them in your daily life, and how they affect you. The toll that EMFs have been proven to take in conditions such as cancer, heart disease, and neuro-psychiatric illnesses. Why you've been largely kept in the dark about this threat to your health. How you can actually repair the damage done by EMFs at a cellular level. 

MOD-4-9. Introduction to Microbiology - This course will introduce the students to the microbial world. General properties of microorganisms including classification, morphologic and growth characteristics, metabolism and genetics will be discussed. Students will explore the role of microbes especially microbial flora of our body including gut flora and its role in natural health.  Selected microorganisms that cause disease will be discussed. The course will consist of group discussion format. Students will be assessed on discussion posts, essay and midterm and final exams in multiple choice format.

MOD-4-10. Introduction to Immunology - This course will introduce the students to immunology. The organization, function and normal immune response will be studied in detail. An overview of disorders of immunity will be studied. Finally, application of immunology to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases will be discussed. The course will consist of discussion format. Students will be assessed on discussion posts, essay and midterm and final exams in multiple choice format.
 

Major Specific Course Descriptions:

MOD-6-1: Understanding Nutrition in Detail -This  module outlines the essentials of nutrition that is at the forefront of the latest advances in human nutrition-helping you understand what the scientific facts tell us about human nutrition and health.
 
MOD-6-2: Introduction to Chiropractic - This module is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on diagnosis and treatment of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine, under the belief that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system.
 
MOD-6-3: Introduction to Psychology - This module looks at the scientific study of human nature, including how the mind works. Introduction to Psychology is a journey through all of the major psychological concepts and principles.
 
MOD-6-4: Health Psychology - This course covers the balanced coverage of the cognitive, behavioral, and biological approaches to health psychology.
 
MOD-6-5: History of Medicine - This course gives students a solid foundation for understanding medicine today. It offers illuminating information about medical knowledge, describing the historic events, scientific principles, and technical breakthroughs that have led to rapid advancement in combating disease.
 
MOD-6-6: Exercise Science and Sports - This course introduces students to the essentials of the major contributing disciplines – biomechanics, physiology and psychology.
 
MOD-6-7: Women's Health
- This module serves as a base to the care of women in primary care, intended for general and family practitioners, nurses, physician assistants, and all those who practice primary care of women. It emphasizes preventive and well-woman care throughout the life-cycle of a woman, including sexuality, contraception, medical care in pregnancy, and psychological and important medical concerns.
 
MOD-6-8: Biology - This complete course expands on  a broad range of biology subjects including molecular biology, gene, cell biology, organic compounds, regulatory mechanisms in plants and animals, pathogens and parasites and more.

 

MOD-6-9: Homeopathy - This module explores the principles and practice of homeopathy and provides a detailed, practical and thorough basis for the understanding and the application of homeopathy.
 
MOD-6-10: Complementary Therapies
- Complementary therapies are systems of healthcare that treat the whole person, not just the symptoms of their disease. In this course we will focus on the following: 


•Nutrition and Aging
•Massage, Reflexology, and Acupressure
•Feng Shui
•Detoxification and Healing
•Ayurvedic Medicine
•Traditional Chinese Medicine
•Principles of Acupuncture
•Stress Reduction and Relaxation
•Naturopathy

 

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Natural Health

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