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Oriental Theories in Health & Medicine

HHAW - 220

Credits: 3

Catalog Year: 2017

This course is designed to introduce the student to the anthropological beginnings of oriental culture and the historical foundation and philosohpical theories that developed into oriental medicine. Students will study Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture and other Oriental Healthcare doctrines. The course will cover the transplantation of oriental medicine into the western world, assessing trends in the U.S., China, and other regions. Students will learn an overall sense of the history, development, and basic foundational principles of Oriental Healthcare.