Lifestyles, Health and Wellness

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the lifestyle behaviors that contribute to health promotion and disease prevention. The course integrates the basic components of fitness and wellness in understanding human health in order to achieve well-being.This course offers current information in the health field and provides self-assessments for health risk and wellness behaviors.Factors affecting health status will be identified and suggestions will be made as to how health-related behaviors, self-care, and individual decisions contribute to health and wellness. The class will meet three hours a week, including one hour at the Mathy Center for the fitness component of the course.