Course DescriptionThis course integrates the theory, application and research of various aspects of health-related topics across the lifespan, emphasizing relevance to the lives of young adults.
By the end of the course, the learner should be able to:
- Describe traditional and contemporary views of, and research on, health and wellness concepts, including mental, emotional, nutritional, physical, social, environmental, and spiritual dimensions;
- Identify and evaluate values, attitudes, behaviours, and lifestyle changes that impact health and wellbeing;
- Provide examples of how the dimensions of wellness are interconnected, as well as how they are connected to overall personal health and wellbeing;
- Identify and access health and wellness services and resources, on and off campus; and
- Develop strategies to support your current and ongoing personal health and wellness.
- Introduction to Health and Wellness
- Transition to University
- Mental Health
- Personal Stress Management
- Alcohol and Tobacco Use
- Drug Use and Misuse
- Personal Nutrition
- Physical Activity for Fitness and Health
- Social Support and Relationships
- Sexuality and Sexual Health (Contraception, STIs)
- Environmental Health
- Spiritual Health
Additional RequirementsRestriction(s): This is a Priority Access Course. Some restrictions may apply during some time periods.
|SMART Goals Assignments 1 and 2 (15% each)||30%|
|Units 1 - 7 Quizzes (5, drop lowest one)||10%|
|Online Discussions (3 x 5%)||15%|
|Top 10 List||10%|
Additional Technical Requirements
This course will use the following:
- Respondus tool to invigilate one or more exams.
Please view the Technical Considerations for each.
*Course details are subject to change.