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Maharishi Vedic Science Online    
MISSION OF THE MAHARISHI VEDIC SCIENCE ONLINE PROGRAM

This program is for those who want to progress more quickly toward higher states of  consciousness but cannot attend classes on our campus in Fairfield. We educate and inspire our students to gain holistic development, and to understand their development as the foundation of their success in all areas of life. If you are interested in applying for the MA in Maharishi Vedic Science online program, please contact Selin Ozbudak at mvs@mum.edu or (641) 472-1184 for more information about course registration and program application.

OBJECTIVES

Holistic development — growth of higher states of consciousness.
 
Comprehension of key concepts and fundamental principles of Maharishi Vedic Science, including their sequential logic and how they can be applied to solve problems in different areas of society.
 
Development of effective writing skills.
 
Understanding of key research findings on the technologies of Maharishi Vedic Science in various areas of life, and mastery of the fundamentals of the scientific method, including the ability to answer theoretical research questions using source documents in Maharishi Vedic Science.
 
The ability to read the Vedic Literature smoothly in Devanagari with correct pronunciation.
 
Appreciation of the value of Maharishi Vedic Science and its technologies for the development of consciousness.

PREREQUISITES

You need to learn the Transcendental Meditation technique before taking the MA courses.
This is a requirement for both credit-seeking and non-credit-seeking students.
You can find a teacher of the Transcendental Meditation technique in your area at www.tm.org. In the top menu, click the tab “FIND A TM TEACHER.”

Credit-seeking students need to have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Non-credit-seeking students do not need a BA degree.

You will need to have a personal computer and internet access for downloading materials and videos, and for participating in webinars. If necessary, you can use computers in public places, such as a library.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE


There are two options for the program:

1. Taking the courses for credit to receive an MA in Maharishi Vedic Science:

The program consists of 15 4-credits courses — a total of 60 total credits.

Students take 4 courses per year for four years.

The Science and Technology of Consciousness (STC) course must be the first course. This requirement can be waived if a student has previously taken the STC course, the Science of Creative Intelligence Course, or is an active teacher of the Transcendental Meditation technique.

After taking STC, courses may be taken in any order.

2. Taking the courses not-for-credit

The Science and Technology of Consciousness course is not required

Courses may be taken in any order
 
LIST OF COURSES

 Course Number  Course Name Credits
 STC 508  Science and Technology of Consciousness  4
 MVS 461  Maharishi Self-Pulse Reading  4
 MVS 504  Physiology, Consciousness and Veda  4
 MVS 509  Bhagavad Gita Part 1  4
 MVS 511  Bhagavad Gita Part 2  4
 MVS 525 or 526  Sanskrit Part 1 (for beginners)  or  Sanskrit Part 2 (for advanced students)
 4
 MVS 540  Self Referral in Maharishi Vedic Science   4 
 MVS 544  Principles of Maharishi Vedic Science in Physics
 4
 MVS 552  Unfolding the Total Potential of Human Life In Higher States of Consciousness  4
 MVS 553  Veda and Vedic literature in Human Physiology  4
 MVS 554  Maharishi Vedic Science and Judaism, Christianity, and Islam  4
 MVS 555  Absolute theory of Government  4
 MVS 559  Modern Science and Maharishi Vedic Science  4
 MVS 560  Principles of Collective Consciousness in Maharishi Vedic Science  4
 MVS 585  Capstone  4

COURSE DATES

  Course Dates Duration  Course Number Course Name Credits 
   April 21 – June 29, 2014
 10 weeks MVS 461 Maharishi Self-Pulse Reading
 4
   Aug 18 – Oct 26, 2014   10 weeks STC 508
Science and Technology of Consciousness
 4
   Aug 18 – Oct 26, 2014  10 weeks MVS 525 Sanskrit Part 1
 4
 
 Oct 27 – Nov 23, 2014
 Dec 1 – Dec 21, 2014
 4 weeks
 3 weeks
MVS 544a  Principles of Maharishi Vedic Science in Physics
 2
   Jan 12 – Feb 1, 2015  3 weeks  MVS 544b
Principles of Maharishi Vedic Science in Physics
 2
 
 Jan 12 - March 22, 2015
 8 weeks
 2 weeks
STC 508
Science and Technology of Consciousness
 4
   Feb 2 – March 29, 2015
 Apr 6 – April 19
 8 weeks
 2 weeks
MVS 559 Modern Science and Maharishi Vedic Science  4
   April 20 – June 28, 2015  10 weeks MVS 554 Maharishi Vedic Science and Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
 4
 
Each course will include many of these components:
  • Video explaining the topic of the week 
  • Video of lecture by faculty 
  • Readings from texts by Maharishi and supplementary readings 
  • Maharishi videos
  • Learning activities—chat room (text based) to discuss points and to comment on other student’s points. Students will be asked to enter some response each week to pass the class. 
  • Webinar (video based through Adobe Connect) to discuss larger issues. Students will be asked to participate or view the archived copy each week to pass the class. This could be done at a local centers. 
  • Bi-weekly deliverable (written assignment)

 
 
 
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