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;
- Discuss effective harm reduction and coping skills to support your health, wellness, and academic and personal success and improve your stress management, resiliency, and self-efficacy;
- 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.
|Resource Scavenger Hunt||15%|
|On Campus Final Exam||40%|