The Maharishi Vedic Science major focuses on the experience, understanding and development of the cosmic potential of every student for individual fulfillment, national invincibility and permanent world peace. Requirements for the major are 52 credits as described below.
The 8 Required Core Courses (32 credits) for the Maharishi Vedic Science Major:
MVS 102 Sanskrit: Learning the Sounds of Nature
MVS 208: Fundamentals of Maharishi Vedic Science
MVS 210: Vedic Literature in Maharishi Vedic Science
MVS 302: Bhagavad-Gita
MVS 308: Research Design and Outcomes on the TM Program
MVS 309: Fundamentals of Creating World Peace
MVS 391: MVS Majors Capstone Writing and Speaking Project (2 Blocks)
NOTE: MVS Majors Senior Project course is offered every academic year, other MVS courses are offered every other academic year.
Plus at least 20 credits from one of the following options:
• MVS 225 Maharishi Vedic Science and Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (4 credits)
• MVS 226 Maharishi Vedic Science and Buddhism, Taoism, Confucianism (4 credits)
• MVS 240 EEG, Brain and Enlightenment (4 credits)
• MVS 300 Science of Being (4 credits)
• MVS 321 Reading the Vedic Literature 1 (4 credits)
• MVS 322 Reading the Vedic Literature 2 (4 credits)
• MVS 342 Health Benefits of Maharishi Gandharva Veda (4 credits)
• PH 260 Self-Pulse Diagnosis (4 credits)
• PH 261 Prevention: Creating Perfection and Avoiding Disorder through
the Principles and Practices of Maharishi Consciousness-Based Health
Care (4 credits)
• PH 262 Diet, Digestion, and Nutrition (4 credits)
• PH 263 Maharishi Yoga Asanas (4 credits)
• MVS 490 Transcendental Meditation Program Teacher Training (8 credits)
• MVS 492 Transcendental Meditation Program Teacher Training Program Fieldwork (8 credits)
NOTE: MVS 490 and MVS 492 are generally taken after all other course
work for the bachelor’s degree has been completed.
To graduate with a B.A. in Maharishi Vedic Science for Teachers of the Transcendental Meditation Technique, students must successfully complete all requirements for the bachelor’s degree. (Please refer to “Degree Requirements” in “Academic Policies.”.