Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of Ayurveda, a holistic health care system based on the use of dietary, lifestyle, spiritual, pharmacological and physical therapies to remove imbalances and restore health as defined in Vedic and other classical Sanskrit authorities in the Indian tradition. Includes instruction in Sanskrit; history, philosophy, and principles of Ayurveda; Ayurvedic pharmacology; anatomy and physiology; internal medicine; herbology; diagnostic techniques; patient examination and communication; therapeutic modalities; detoxification theory and practice; mind and body behavior modification; Yoga; clinical pediatrics and gynecology; diet therapies; treatment of specific diseases; and professional standards and ethics. Is Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda the right major for you?
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Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda Major

What Courses Do Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Ayurvedic Medicine Ayurveda majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Physiology
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