HSCI 330

Holistic Health and Healing

2 Undergraduate credits
Effective May 6, 2020 – December 16, 2020

Graduation requirements this course fulfills

This course examines one or more current health topics related to individual and community impact. Students will study specific topic/s in the context of ethics, health systems, policy, and culture, and discuss emerging relevant knowledge and perspectives as they apply to individual and community health. Topic for Fall 2020: Holistic Health and Healing.

Special information

Prerequisite: Minimum 30 credits of college credit earned.

Learning outcomes


  • Define holistic health and healing in relation to individual and community health.
  • Explore culturally-based health and healing systems and their relationship to Western biomedicine.
  • Identify dynamics of cultural appropriation and cultural respect relating to ethics and equity in holistic health and healing.
  • Define effective methods to identify and counter bias in Western biomedicine health systems and promote equity through holistic health and healing.
  • Describe selected holistic methodologies and modalities.
  • Explore policy implications related to holistic health.

Fall 2020

Section Title Instructor
50 Holistic Health and Healing Barkey, Jeanne M Books Course details