Degree Course Descriptions 140 credits
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Of Metaphysical Sciences is a New Age School teaching new age spirituality.
UMS curriculum includes spiritual, new age, courses and assists the seeker
in developing his or her spirituality in a distance learning school setting.
I: 25 credits
The following headings and course descriptions define Consciousness I
An introduction to how archetypes play a part in many psychological and
religious systems. Covered are the different archetypes and what they
Learn the nine types of personalities in the Enneagram, how to recognize
particular types, find your own type and understand the three drives behind
each personality fixation. This is a very ancient and precise system.
Included is a self test which will assist you in finding your own type.
Communication & Problem Solving Skills,
CS103, (audio meditations) Putting Light On Relationship/Situation, Seeing Issue Resolved In
Learn basic communication do's and don'ts when in conflict. Be non-reactive,
yet present for solving the problem. Learn how to change the energy of
the situation non-verbally by using meditation and visualization, and
notice how it magically eases the situation on the human level and makes
Affirmations & Reprogramming CS104
Affirmations work if they are done correctly. Avoid the pitfalls some
will cause, learn the do's and don'ts, and create affirmations that will
have the most impact on your subconscious mind. Learn how to create receptive
emotional and mental environments.
Shadow Work, CS105 (audio
meditations) Accepting The Whole Self, Working With Shadow, The Shadow In Others
First one must find forgiveness and acceptance of the imperfect self.
Then one must face the darkness in oneself & others. This course explores
the big picture, understanding suffering, and learning why it is here
on the earth plane.
CS106 (audio meditations) Subpersonality, Filling With Light, Eternal Self & The Big Picture
These are exercises for the personality to assist you in becoming your
true self, rather than the egoic self of the human condition. Bring in
your true divinity and live as the truth of who you really are.
CS107 (audio meditations) Stop Emotional Spinouts, Develop Habit Of Positive Thoughts
Learn how to keep your emotions from spinning out. Follow the emotion
back to its source and go underneath the emotion. Create new emotional
habits in your life that will have profound effects on what you attract
First Causes-Core Issues,
CS108 (audio meditation) Finding Core Issues In Childhood
Find the core issue that is at the root of many branched out belief systems
within human psychology. Finding the first event where you created a belief
about the nature of reality is a powerful way to eliminate large chunks
of negative programming all at once. Create peace where the first decisions
about reality were made.
Child Work for Adults,
CS109 (audio meditations) Working With The Wounded Self, Innocence,
The Wounded Healer, Following Anger To It's Source
Learn how to find your inner children and help others find theirs. Discern
where inner dialogues come from, reassign unruly inner personalities,
and find healing for the parts of the personality that express unpleasantness
in daily life.
ncluded are particular techniques for handling anger in constructive
and useful ways. Transform anger back into the life-force energy that
it is and use it for creation purposes rather than destruction purposes.
Learn how to be at peace, even in the midst of anger.
Health Studies I: 15 credits
The following headings and course descriptions define Metaphysical Health
Juicing, Fasting & Cleansing,
Discussed are several fasting and cleansing techniques that have been
used throughout history. Colon health, liver health, blood health, and
other systems are discussed.
Pranayama & the Art of Breathing,
Breathing techniques are given for health, vitality, altered states, and
many other benefits. Included are certain breath patterns that induce
trance states quickly. Learn the exercises and the science behind them.
Experience the effects and variations of each one.
Herbs & Natural Medicines,
A comprehensive list of herbs and what their medicinal uses are, how to
make tinctures and formulas, and how to use them. Learn some history about
herbs as well. (This course is for your personal knowledge, and does
not license you to prescribe herbal concoctions for clients in a medical
context. Further study is needed.)
Religions: 25 credits
The student is introduced to many religions, their basic philosophies,
and their origins. It is important for the student to be aware of the
belief systems of others in order to better communicate. The following
headings and course descriptions define World Religions.
Overview of World Religions,
Learn the fundamental concepts of many world religions, their historical
figures, their belief systems, the regions they are practiced in and other
Great Spiritual Teachers, Gurus & Yogis,
This course gives you an introduction to many of the finest spiritual
teachers, gurus and yogis, like Ramana Maharishi, Yogananda, Krishnamurti
and many others whose teachings have lasted through time and continue
to assist spiritual seekers.
Mystical Beginnings of Christianity,
A look at the mystical beginning of Christian belief systems. Learn about
origins and philosophies of early Christianity, the Essenes, and the Dead
Native American Traditions,
This course covers the basics about Traditional Native American cultures.
The focus is on dispelling stereotypes and providing various reputable
viewpoints, many of which come from a traditional Native perspective.
Extensive research of various tribes and their traditions is included
in this course.
Gods, Goddesses & Mythology,
Several pagan religions are examined for their teachings, history and
present day forms. Covered are Greek, Roman, Egyptian, Celtic and other
pantheons of gods and goddesses with their stories.
Magical Creatures & Adepts,
A look at the characters of fantasy, their functions and purposes and
where these characters originate. The mystery school of ancient adepts
are also explored.
A look at early and modern witchcraft, its history
and practices. Included are a few spells and rituals that the student
can work with at home.
Indigenous Worldviews, WR108
This course covers earth-based, traditional, non-linear worldviews especially
related to healing, and maintaining balance on the planet.
Skills: 15 credits
The following headings and course descriptions define Meditation Skills
MS101 (audio meditations) Observing Thoughts Letting Them Go, Deepening The Silence, The Breath
& Observing The Body, Object As Focal Point, Falling Through Layers
Into Stillness, Relaxing From Toe To Head
History of meditation and the methods different cultures use to gain access
to places of the divine within the self are discussed along with scientific
study on the benefits of meditation. Included are concentration and visualization
practices so the student may have direct experience of various methods
commonly taught in metaphysics.
Hypnosis and Beyond,
Hypnosis techniques are given for self hypnosis and the hypnosis of others.
Learn how to monitor someone when he or she is under hypnosis, and what
type of journeys would be most useful for particular types of sessions.
Learn how to induce age regression, past life regression, triggering unconscious
memories, and other topics for hypnosis. (This course does not license
you as a hypnotherapist. Further study is needed.)
Colors & Symbols,
MS103 (audio meditations) Exploring Colors, Finding Your Personal Symbol
The metaphysical meanings of colors and symbols are listed. Learn what
colors to use for healing, energizing, or calming yourself and others.
Practice with color meditation and running different colors through your
energy systems. Learn about religious symbols of primary religions, and
learn how to create your own symbols.
Unlocking Creativity, MS104
(audio meditation) Receiving Inspiration, Insights & Creativity
Learn techniques for increasing your creativity and receiving ideas. Find
out what the imagination really is and where ideas come from. Learn how
to access the Universal Mind.
Mantras & Mudras, MS105
(audio meditation) Using Your Mantra
Mantras have been a long used as an effective technique for making the
mind stand still. Learn how to create a mantra, how mantras work, and
what the results are that you can expect. Mudras are hand positions for
harnessing or directing energy. Learn the different positions and their
meanings. Use mudras to direct your own energy and the energy coming from
others. Good for dance meditation too.
Skills I: 25 credits
The following headings and course descriptions define Intuitive Skills
Chakras & Auras, IT101
Root Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Brow Chakra,
Crown Chakra, Chakras 8-22, Multiple Chakras, Auric Layers, Cleansing
& Clearing Chakras
Walk through your chakras and your auric system. Learn how to deeply explore
each chakra and perceive the layers of the auric field. Learn how to harmonize
and balance the chakras and auric layers.
Psychic Skills & ESP,
A discussion of psychic skills, ESP, and how to access it in yourself.
Learn several games you can play with your friends in order to improve
your psychic skills in a fun way. Techniques for remote viewing, telepathy,
sensing with the sixth sense, and other systems for knowing the unknown
Divination Systems, IT103
Learn about divination systems that have been used throughout history.
Covered are tarot, pendulum, runes, palmistry, dowsing, tea leaves, numerology,geomancy
and much more...
Channeling Skills I,
IT104 (audio meditations) Becoming A Clear Channel, Speaking As Your Guide or Higher Self
A discussion of channeling and what it really is, this course is for connecting
with your deeper guidance and getting into “the zone” for
bringing through messages. Prepare to speak as your deeper self or guide.
Very specific techniques are explored. Covered is well known channeled
information, old and new alike. It is important for the metaphysician
to be familiar with these authors because they are so well read by spiritual
seekers. Covered are Seth writings by Jane Roberts, Edgar Cayce, Kryon,
Lazaris, Pleiadians, Ramtha and many more.
& Gemstones, IT105
A comprehensive list of crystals and their properties. Find out common
beliefs about/uses of crystals and how you can integrate them into your
Astrology Basics, IT106
Learn zodiac names, important astrological transitions in a human lifetime,
what each house means, and the meaning of astrological symbols used in
A discussion of phenomena, its history, its effect on mankind, and its
place in religious thought. Many common phenomena are explored: ghosts
and hauntings, physical reality distortions, coincidental experiences,
synchronicity and other similar subjects.
with Angels,IT108 (audio meditations) Experience Your Angels, Visit The Angels
Several angels are listed with their specific functions, and guidance
is given on how to connect with them and hear their messages. Angels speak
in more than just words. You are also guided in meditation to meet your
own guardian angels.
Courses I: 25 credits
& Dreaming: History, Recall and Interpretation:
This course covers the historical aspects of dreaming and how dreams were
used in ancient practices. Included are Greek, Egyptian and other philosophies
around dreams, brain states for dreaming, and scientific discoveries about
dreams. Included are techniques for dream recall and interpretation. Also
included is a comprehensive list of common dream symbols and how to interpret
events in dreams.
Course in Miracles, CM100 A Course In Miracles is a famous book around which many study
groups have been formed. This is a large body of material. Learn how to
run A Course In Miracles study groups and get a sense of what
CIM is all about.
RC100 (audio meditations) Past/Future/Simultaneous Lifetime Explorations
Receive information about your past incarnations, as well as your future
and simultaneous lifetimes through meditation journeys. The written material
discusses karma, reincarnation, how to psychologically handle collecting
life memories, good vs. bad lifetimes, mass consciousness banks, and other
subjects connected with incarnation explorations.
Skills, MF100 (audio meditations) Seeing Yourself As Abundant, Being Magnetic To Abundance, Being Carried,
Working With Pre-physical Energy, Surrendering Will, Abundant Future
Manifest with ease and effortlessness by working with the energies that
exist underneath physical reality. Learn how to adjust your own energy
and become magnetic. Manifest in a simplified way by letting yourself
be carried, rather than efforting things into being.
of Money, EM100
Learn how to align yourself with the energy of money. Find limiting belief
patterns you may have about money and shift them.
It is the student's choice what he or she would like to create. Suggestions
would be: songs, poems, artwork, writing, creating a video or any other
idea the student would like to propose. The purpose of this is to draw
out the creativity of the student in whatever form that comes.
Electives: 10 credits
Students must choose 10 electives from the Electives List Bachelor's
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