2017-2018 Undergraduate Academic Catalog

CHLTH 3310 Complementary, Integrative and Alternative Medicine

This course provides an introduction to complementary and alternative medicine and the treatment modalities that are increasingly being used by Americans. Students will explore the conceptual differences between the biomedical approach and alternative systems of healthcare, some of which are being used in conjunction with allopathic medicine by conventional medical practitioners. Topics will include but are not limited to mind-body interventions, biologically based treatments, and energy based therapies.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Some background in health or human biology preferred but not required

Offered

every semester