Bachelor’s Program

Target Audience
The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Bachelor’s Program is designed to serve the needs of entry level practitioners and scholars whose interests may include: Energy Medicine, Energy Psychology, Integrative Health, Energy Kinesiology, Energy Dynamics, Transpersonal Studies, Ayurveda Medicine, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Mind-Body Healing, and Chinese Medicine. Our CAM programs also serve scholars with interest in Herbal Medicine, Native American Healing, Therapeutic Bodywork, Expressive and Movement Therapies, Bio-energetic Technologies, Trans-cultural Medicine, Applied Eco-Environmental Energetics, and Health Education and Promotion.

Entry Requirements
As prerequisites for admittance to this Bachelor’s program, for the Final Two Year program, applicants should have completed the secondary program, have at least two full years or equivalent in postsecondary studies and training in complementary or alternative therapies, and at least three years of meaningful career experience. For the Final Year program, participants should have completed the secondary program, have at least three full years or equivalent in postsecondary studies and training in complementary or alternative therapies, and at least three years of meaningful career experience.

Degree Requirements – Final Two Year Program – Click Here to View

Participants completing the final two-year Bachelor’s Program at Akamai must complete classes totaling 60 credits in order for their total credits overall to be equivalent with 120 semester credits overall. Coursework outside CAM program are optional and listed below.

Year 1 – Minimum of 30 credits required

Semester 1
CAM 321: Introduction to Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 331: Anatomy and Physiology or Muscular Science (3 credits)
CAM 311: Survival Math (3 credits)
CAM 322: Life Skills and Self Care (3 credits)
CAM 325: Healing with Nature (3 credits)

Semester 2
CAM 332: Human Sexuality (3 credits)
CAM 323: Child and Adolescent Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 333: Herbal Studies 1 (3 credits)
CAM 352: Introduction to Homeopathy 1 (3 credits)
CAM 327: Food as Medicine (3 credits)

Semester 3
CAM 324: Marriage and Family Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 334: Transpersonal Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 335: Intro to Energy Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 336: Materia Medica Homeopathy 2 (3 credits)
CAM 339: Spiritual Practices and Health (3 credits)

Year 2 – Minimum of 30 credits required

Semester 1
CAM 401: English 4 (3 credits)
CAM 411: Business Math/ Small Business Comp Science 1 (3 credits)
CAM 421: History of Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 431: History of Western Medicine (3 credits)

Semester 2
CAM 402: English 5/ Writing for Case Presentation (3 credits)
CAM 451: Case Taking (3 credits)
CAM 422: Psychological Theory and Practice (3 credits)
CAM 432: Survey of Western Medicine (3 credits)

Semester 3
CAM 403: English 6/Scientific Writing (3 credits)
CAM 459: Senior Project/Case Presentation (3 credits)
CAM 423: Health Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 433: Energetic Ethic Practice (3 credits)

       Finishing Program (Required)
FLD 450 Business Practicum (3 credits)
RES 490 Senior Project (3 – 6 credits)
EXM 480 Final Examination (3 credits)

Degree Requirements – Final Year Program – Click here for one year program.
Participants completing the final year Bachelor’s Program at Akamai must complete classes totaling 30 credits in order for their total credits overall is equivalent to 120 semester credits overall.

Semester 1
CAM 401: English 4 (3 credits)
CAM 411: Business Math/ Small Business Comp Science 1 (3 credits)
CAM 421: History of Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 431: History of Western Medicine (3 credits)
CAM 441: Survey of Health Practices Around the World (3 credits)

Semester 2
CAM 402: English 5/ Writing for Case Presentation (3 credits)
CAM 451: Case Taking (3 credits)
CAM 422: Psychological Theory and Practice (3 credits)
CAM 432: Survey of Western Medicine (3 credits)

Semester 3
CAM 403: English 6/Scientific Writing (3 credits)
CAM 459: Senior Project/Case Presentation (3 credits)
CAM 423: Health Psychology (3 credits)
CAM 433: Energetic / Medical Ethics (3 credits)

       Finishing Program (Required)
FLD 450 Business Practicum (3 credits)
RES 490 Senior Project (3 – 6 credits)
EXM 480 Final Examination (3 credits)

Non-CAM Program Coursework Options

SIP 501: Psychology of the Creative Spiritual Life (3 credits)
SIP 502: Bio-Spiritual Energetics in Human Growth and Development (3 credits)
SIP 503: Systemic Approaches in Core Integration (3 credits)
SIP 504: Personal Effectiveness Principles (3 credits)
IHS 402: The Integral Model and Philosophy of Self, Culture and Nature (3 credits)
HIS 406: Introduction to Public Health (3 credits)
HIS 451: Inner Practicum and Transformational Practice (3 credits)