Poetry and Holistic Health   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

CS 4525 - Poetry and Holistic Health

Examination of the conceptual bases for the healing potential in poetry, with study of poetry written by health practitioners, by patients, their friends, and families. Students will become familiar with poetry on such themes as cancer, Alzheimer's disease, alcoholism, and bereavement. They will be supported in the development and refinement of original poetry on illness and wellness themes of particular interest. 3 credit(s)