Track 3 - Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Course of Study
Track 3: Chinese Medical Chinese Language 1-6 (1.5 credits each)
This track enables the doctoral fellow to understand the basic features of the literary language of Chinese medicine and its relationship to the language of various classical periods and the modern vernacular of China. The aim of this track is to develop a broader intellectual perspective in Chinese medicine through exposure to the philosophical and cultural foundations of the medicine in its source language. Excerpts from source texts of Chinese medicine are translated to expand knowledge base and enhance research abilities to continue self-directed learning and contribute to the profession by way of translation and commentary.