Certificate Curriculum

The Certificate in Integrative Healthcare involves nine credits of required courses and six credits of electives selected from the areas of mindfulness, behavior change, yoga, energy therapies, and integrative nutrition and herbalism.

  • HLTH 101 – Introduction to Integrative Health – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 102 – Science and Evidence in Complementary Therapies – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 107/ENVS 107 – Human Health and the Environment – 3 Credits

Students may choose from the following electives (six credits from at least two areas with a maximum of three, one-credit courses in a single area):

Mindfulness

  • CSD 287 – Mindfulness & Helping Skills  – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 137 – Mindful Eating – 3 Credits

Behavior Change

  • COMU 001 – Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies – 3 Credits
  • COMU 022 – The Science of Happiness – 3 Credits

Travel

  • HLTH 106 – Bali: Consciousness, Culture and Communication  – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 145 – Belize: Women’s Health and Spirituality – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 195 – Mongolia: Traditional Mongolian Medicine and Cultural Immersion – 2 Credits
  • HLTH 295 – Cuba: CAM Therapies in Cuban Health Care – 3 Credits
  • RMS 191 – Iceland: Exploring the Therapeutic Effects of Icelandic Thermal Springs – 3 Credits

Yoga

  • PEAC 052 – Yoga and Mindfulness  – 1 Credit
  • PEAC 103 – Yoga and Ayurveda – 1 Credit
  • PEAC 109 – Yoga Asana & Philosophy – 1 Credit
  • PEAC 115 – Yoga and the Chakras – 1 Credit

Energy Therapies

  • HLTH 141 – Healing Touch Level I  – 1 Credit
  • HLTH 109 – Energy Medicine  – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 142 – Healing Touch Level II  – 1 Credit
  • HLTH 143 – Healing Touch Level III  – 1 Credit
  • HLTH 144 – Healing Touch Level IV  – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 146 – Healing Touch Level V  – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 160 – Meridians, Systems & Organs  – 3 Credits

Integrative Nutrition and Herbalism

  • ENVS 195 – Plant-Based Healing Medicine – 3 Credits (pre-req for ENVS: 295)
  • ENVS 295 – Therapeutic Herbalism – 3 Credits

View the UVM Course Directory  for descriptions and availability.