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Herbal Studies

Award: Certificate
Total Credits for Award: 24.00

Description:

The Herbal Studies certificate is a 2-semester program that encompasses the study of herbal plants and the healing traditions from which they come along with modern scientific knowledge and the US regulatory environment. You will study the unique herbal medicine multiculturalism in the US, and how herbal medicine is influenced by the history of colonization, enslavement, immigration, and global trade. With a mixture of practical hands-on experience with the plants, theoretical studies of traditional medicine systems, and current practices within the field of herbalism, you will recieve a comprehensive academic training preparing you for a wide array of jobs in the field of herbal medicine as well as further study in the field.

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

GOAL AREA(S)

 HERB 1000

 Foundations of Herbal Medicine

3

 

 HERB 1100

 Introduction to Herbal Medicine

3

 

 HERB 1105

 Applications of Herbal Medicine 1

3

 

 HERB 1220

 Materia Medica 1

3

 

 

 TOTAL CREDITS:

12

 


COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

COURSE #

TITLE

CREDITS

GOAL AREA(S)

 HERB 1200

 Herbal Pharmacy 1

3

 

 HERB 1230

 Materia Medica 2

3

 

 HERB 1225

 Applications of Herbal Medicine 2

3

 

 HERB 1250

 Comparative Herbalism

3

 

 

 TOTAL CREDITS:

12

 

 All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses, if applicable program electives, required Minnesota Transfer Curriculum courses, and MnTC electives. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.