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Minor and Certificate in Holistic Health

Minor in Holistic Health

Certificate in Holistic Health

 

Minor in Holistic Health

Holistic Health Advisers: Burke, Burrows, Peper

A Minor in Holistic Health complements many SFSU majors, provides unique learning opportunities, and expands career options. Benefits to HH minors include priority waiting list for HH courses, individual advising with IHHS faculty and collaboration with others interested in complementary healing.

 

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Minor Program Units
Core Courses
HH 380 Holistic Health: Western Perspectives 3
HH 381 Holistic Health: Eastern Perspectives 3
HH 382 Holistic Health and Human Nature 3
  Total for core 9
Holistic Health Emphasis
Units chosen from the areas listed below or related courses with consent of adviser.
9
Western Perspectives
HH 430 Foundation of Biofeedback and Self-regulation (4)  
HH 433 Introduction to Autogenic Training
PSY 594 Psychology of Biofeedback Process
HH 650 Anthroposophical Health Studies
HH 690 Psychophysiology of Healing
Eastern Perspectives (may include up to 3 units from the listed KIN courses)
HH 383 Holistic Health: Chinese Perspectives  
HH 420 Chinese Body-Mind Energetics (4)
HH 530 Herbal and Nutritional Principles in Chinese Healing
HH 540 Imagery and Meditation in Healing
HH 621 Advanced Studies in Chinese Health and Healing (1-3)
KIN 136 Hatha Yoga (1)
KIN 236 Intermediate and Advanced Hatha Yoga (2)
KIN 175 Elementary Tai-Chi Chuan (1)
KIN 275 Intermediate/Advanced Tai-Chi Chuan (2)
Holism and Human Nature
H ED 418 Environmental Health  
HH 670 Alternative Health Practices
HH 681 Holistic Health Internship
HH 699 Special Study (1-3)
Human Anatomy/Physiology
Completion of a college-level course in human anatomy/physiology. (BIOL 100/101, BIOL 328, or BIOL 610/611 are acceptable)
4
  Total for minor 22

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Certificate in Holistic Health

Holistic Health Advisers: Burke, Burrows, Peper

The Certificate in Holistic Health is available to degree and non-degree students. The certificate is offered by IHHS as a resource for health care professionals seeking career enrichment and for those pursuing growth and a deeper understanding of holistic health.

Note: Non-degree students apply through the College of Extended Learning , 415-338-1373. For additional information, visit http://www.sfsu.edu/~bulletin/current/programs/www.cel.sfsu.edu.

 

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Certificate Requirements Units
Completion of Minor (see above.) 22
HH 681 Holistic Health Internship 3
Electives
Units selected on advisement. In addition to HH courses, an array of fascinating courses appropriate for the certificate include the following:
5
ANTH 630 Medical Anthropology  
BIOL 318 Our Endangered Planet
BIOL 321 Magic, Myth, and Medicine
BUS 450 The Greening of Business
CFS 355 Nutrition for Wellness
COUN 606 Introduction to Peer Counseling Skills
GRN 520 Death and Dying
H ED 410 Organization of Health Services
H ED 454 Community Organizing
HH 699 Special Study (1-3)
KIN 331 Peak Performance
PSY 442 Health Psychology
RAZA 450 Indigenous Culture and Personality
Other electives with approval of HH adviser
  Total for certificate 30

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NOTE: Students fulfilling the Holistic Health Minor or Certificate Program are eligible to apply for a Certification in Stress Management Education given by the Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (BCIA). Also, students who take the biofeedback courses and fulfill some further requirements may be eligible to apply for Biofeedback Certification given by BCIA. See a Holistic Health adviser for details.

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