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 – Intro to Integrative Health – 3 Credits
  • HLTH 102 – Science and Evidence in CAM – 3 Credits
  • HLTH/ENVS 107 – SU: Human Health and the Environment – 3 Credits

Six credits from at least two areas in the following list (with a maximum of 3 one-credit courses in a single area):

Mindfulness

  • CSD 287 – D2:Mindfulness and Helping Skills
  • HLTH 137 – Mindful Eating
  • HLTH 095 – Mindfulness-Based Health and Wellness

Behavior Change

  • HLTH 098 – Restore, Rejuvenate, Energize
  • COMU 001 – Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies
  • COMU 125 – The Science of Happiness

Travel

  • HLTH 106 – Bali: Consciousness, Culture and Communication
  • HLTH 145 – Women’s Health and Spirituality
  • HLTH 195 – Mongolia: Traditional Mongolian Medicine and Cultural Immersion
  • HLTH 295 – Cuba: CAM Therapies in Cuban Health Care
  • RMS 191 – Iceland: Exploring Therapeutic Effects of Icelandic Thermal Springs
  • HLTH 210 – Mexico: Health and Culture Oaxaca

Yoga

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

Energy Therapies

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

Integrative Nutrition and Herbalism

  • ENVS 195 – Plant-Based Healing Medicine

Integrative Health & Wellness Coaching

  • COMU 122 – Family Wellness Coaching

Independent Study Options

  • HLTH 297 – Integrative Health Independent Study
  • HLTH 291 – Integrative Health Teaching Assistantship

*HLTH 101 is an on line class and has a recommended interactive lab, HLTH 098, a face to face class.

View the UVM Course Directory  for descriptions and availability. This certificate is available to students in all majors.