Graduation Requirements
Program Learning Outcomes
Program Assessment Measures
Graduation Requirements    
2012-2013 academic year (for other years' requirements, see
The Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant track in Physiology and Health requires 56 credits of coursework (54 if taking FOR 462 in place of PH 263), including the following required courses totaling 28 credits (26 if taking FOR 462 in place of PH 263):

Required courses
  • BIO 260 Biology I: Living Systems or SL-G 195 Living Systems (description)
  • BIO 264 Biology III: Human Anatomy and Physiology (Prerequisite: BIO 260 or SL-G 195) (description)
  • PH 260 Maharishi Self-PulseSM Reading (description)
  • PH 262 Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition (description)
  • PH 263 or FOR 462 Maharishi YogaSM Asanas (description)
  • PH 350 Maharishi AyurVeda Wellness Consultant Training (Prerequisite: PH 260) (description)
  • PH 380 Research Methods (Prerequisite: MATH 153) (description)
Note: Students may fulfill all or some of their requirements for biology by having completed equivalent undergraduate coursework at an accredited university and earned a grade of “B” or higher.

Students may choose their remaining required 28 elective credits from among the following courses to complete the BA degree:

Additional courses
  • BIO 263 Biology II: Molecular and Cell Biology (Prerequisite: BIO 260) (description)
  • CHEM 201 General Chemistry I (Prerequisite: MATH 162) (description)
  • CHEM 202 General Chemistry II (Prerequisite: CHEM 201) (description)
  • CHEM 203 General Chemistry III (Prerequisite: CHEM 202) (description)
  • CHEM 311 Organic Chemistry I (Prerequisite: CHEM 203) (description)
  • CHEM 312 Organic Chemistry II (Prerequisite: CHEM 311) (description)
  • CHEM 313 Organic Chemistry III (Prerequisite: CHEM 312) (description)
  • CHEM 350 General Biochemistry (Prerequisite: CHEM 313) (description)
  • PH 120 Introduction to Modern Psychology and Human Development (description)
  • PH 398 Internship (Prerequisites: Consent of the department faculty and the Academic Standards Committee) (description)
  • PHYS 207 Classical Physics (Prerequisite: MATH 162) (description)
  • PHYS 208 Solids, Fluid Dynamics, Acoustics, and Optics (Prerequisite: PHYS 207) (description)
  • PHYS 209 Electricity, Magnetism, and Nuclear Physics (Prerequisite: PHYS 208) (description)
  • MGT 230 The Successful Entrepreneur (description)
  • MVS 102 Sanskrit (description)
  • MVS 208 Fundamentals of Maharishi Vedic Science (description)
  • MVS 240 EEG, Brain, and Enlightenment (description)
  • MVS 302 Bhagavad-Gita — Chapters 1-3 (description)
  • MVS 321 Reading the Vedic Literature I (Prerequisites: MVS 102 and permission of the instructor) (description)
  • SL-A 101 Organic Argiculture (description)
  • SL-B 101 Sustainability, Buildings, and the Built Environment (description)
  • SL-G 101 Permaculture Design (description)
  • SL-G 105 Physics and Chemistry for Sustainability (description)
  • SL-G 150 Ideal Human Relationships (description)
  • SL-G 200 Building Biology (description)
  • SL-G 201 Ecology (description)
  • SL-G 280 Ethnobotany (description)
  • SL-G 350 Plant Biology (description)

Other health-related Sustainable Living and Maharishi Vedic Science courses may be counted toward the required 28 elective credits upon department approval.

Course offerings may vary each year.

Note: Students may receive elective credit for all or some of the general chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and physics courses by having completed equivalent undergraduate coursework at an accredited university and earned a grade of “B” or higher.
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