001. at scnm.edu's homepage, we're told:
001.a. in 2015:
"we seek people who love science [...]";
so, science. And SCNM does state a foundation of science concerning the naturopathic, which is a categorical label.
001.b. in 2017:
"educating a new generation of physicians in the science of natural healing is our goal. Those who love science [...] are very successful in our accredited naturopathic doctorate program. The Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine is an internationally recognized institution of natural health sciences";
now, "science of natural healing [...] science [...] natural health sciences." This is now more in line with Bastyr's label of "natural health sciences" [2017 archived]. Because science sells.
002. meanwhile, SCNM naturopathy is full of stuff that belie that science categorical label. Beware.