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, 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 OR  HLTH 195/ ENVS 195 – Planetary Human Health (offered in Summer) – 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/ Mind & Body

  • CSD 287 – D2:Mindfulness and Helping Skills
  • HLTH 137 – Mindful Eating
  • HLTH 095 – Mindfulness-Based Health and Wellness
  • HLTH 295 – Critical Neuroscience: Mind Body Connection

Behavior Change

  • HLTH 098* – Restore, Rejuvenate, Energize
  • COMU 001 – Healthy Brains, Healthy Bodies
  • COMU 122 – Family Wellness Coaching
  • COMU 125 – The Science of Happiness
  • HLTH 188 – Motivational Interviewing – Intro
  • HLTH 288 – Motivational Interviewing – Advanced
  • EDHE 146 – Personal Health

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

Travel/Global Health

  • HLTH 106 – Bali: Consciousness, Culture and Communication
  • HLTH 145 – Women’s Health and Spirituality
  • HLTH 092 – Mongolia: Traditional Mongolian Medicine and Cultural Immersion
  • HLTH 093 – Cuba: CAM Therapies in Cuban Health Care
  • RMS 191 – Iceland: Exploring Therapeutic Effects of Icelandic Thermal Springs
  • HLTH 210 – Mexico: Health and Culture Oaxaca
  • HSCI 103/ANTH173/HSOC – Foundations on Global Health
  • HSOC089/ANTH089 – Global Health Development and Diversity
  • SOC 155/ANTH 174 – D2: Culture, Health and Healing

Health and the Environment

  • NURS 200 – SU: Health and Sustainability
  • ENVS 295 – SU: Climate Change and Human Health: Assessing Vulnerability and Adaptation Strategies

Inclusion/Diversity

  • ANTH 076/REL 040 – Religion, Health and Healing
  • BHSC 096 – Special Topics: Anti-Racism and Health
  • HLTH 155 – D1: Racism & Health Disparities

Public Health and Policy

  • HSCI 130 – Health Promotion
  • HSCI 160 – Health Communication
  • HSOC 054/SOC 054 – Health Care in America
  • NH 120 – Health Care Ethics

Yoga/Movement

  • PEAC 012 – Introduction to Yoga
  • PEAC 044 – Restorative Yoga
  • PEAC 052 – Yoga and Mindfulness
  • PEAC 090 – Personal Fitness
  • PEAC 103 – Yoga and Ayurveda
  • PEAC 109 – Yoga Asana & Philosophy
  • PEAC 115 – Yoga and the Chakras

Integrative Nutrition and Herbalism

  • ENVS 195 – Plant-Based Healing Medicine
  • NFS 095 – Cooking for Health
  • NFS 114/FS 103 – Human Health in the Food System

Independent Study Options

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

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