To graduate with a BS in Pre-Integrative Medicine track in Physiology and Health, students must successfully complete all requirements for the bachelor’s degree. As part of the requirements for the BS in Pre-Integrative Medicine track in Physiology and Health, all students must complete 86 credits of coursework (84 if taking FOR 462 in place of PH 263) as follows:

Required Courses

Courses on the Basic Sciences:

  • Principles of Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry

Courses on Maharishi AyurVeda

  • FOR 479 Maharishi Vastu Architecture
  • PH 260 Maharishi AyurVeda Course on Self-Pulse Reading for Good Health
  • PH 262 Maharishi AyurVeda Course on Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition
  • PH 263 or FOR 462 Maharishi Yoga Asanas
  • PH 320 Maharishi AyurVeda Family Health Series Course One – Healthy, Happy Mother and Baby
  • PH 430 Maharishi Ayurveda Wellness Consultant Training
  • PH 431 Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant Practicum
  • PHYS 207 Classical Mechanics, Thermodynamics, and Solids
  • PHYS 208 Rotational Motion, Fluid Dynamics, and Optics
  • PHYS 209 Acoustics, Electricity, Magnetism, and Nuclear Physics

Course offerings may vary each year. With the exception of PH 431, which can be repeated for credit up to four times, courses generally cannot be repeated for credit, only for knowledge.

Note: Students may fulfill all or some of their requirements for general chemistry, biology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physics by having completed equivalent undergraduate coursework at an accredited university and earned a grade of “B-” or higher. Undergraduate degree students can apply transfer credits to cover the general education requirements, electives, and up to half the coursework in the major (43 credits, 42 if taking FOR 462 in place of PH 263) for a maximum of 70 total credits.

Additional Requirement: Completion of Major Senior Project

The senior project for the bachelor’s in Physiology and Health major consists of a reflection paper and a portfolio of case studies. This reflection paper (1000-1200 words) is integral to the case studies. Students reflect on what they have learned from their case studies and demonstrate their understanding of the core principles of Maharishi AyurVeda and how these principles relate to human physiology and optimal state of health.

The portfolio of case studies (based on at least 50 clinical encounters including observation, student/client encounter with direct supervision, and one-on-one cases) is the means to demonstrate competence in evaluating the level of balance, causative factors, and ayurvedic pathology. Appropriate measures are recommended to restore balance through stress reduction, lifestyle, diet, spices, herbal supplements, meditation, yoga, and other modalities of Maharishi AyurVeda.

Pre-Integrative Medicine track students are required to complete the major senior project during one course of PH 431 Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant Practicum.

* Graduation requirements vary from year to year. The requirements on this page are current for the 2015-2016 academic year.Please refer to the official MUM catalog for requirements for other academic years.

Recommended Courses

  • BIO 273 Advanced Topics in Molecular and Cell Biology
  • CHEM 111 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • FOR 422 Human Relations in a Diverse Society
  • FOR 438 Ideal Relationships
  • FOR 451 Building a Sthapatya Veda Home
  • FOR 454 Yoga Sūtra
  • FOR 458 AyurVedic Cooking
  • MATH 281 Calculus 1
  • MATH 282 Calculus 2
  • MC-D 365 Next Generation Web Design
  • MGT 200 Principles of Business Success
  • MGT 201 Business Communication Skills
  • MGT 346 Career Strategies
  • MVS 102 Sanskrit
  • PH 120 Introduction to Modern Psychology
  • PH 225 CCTS: Examining Health Care Systems in the Light of Cultural Bias
  • PH 230 Aromatherapy
  • PH 314 Biostatistics
  • PH 330 Advanced Aromatherapy
  • PH 380 Research Methods
  • PH 382 MCAT Preparation
  • PH 398 Internship
  • PH 431 Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant Practicum
  • SL-G195 Living Systems

For the BS in Pre-Integrative Medicine Program Learning Outcomes and Program Assessment Measures click here


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