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Personal Health & Wellness
PER HLTH & WEL
CLASS CODE: HS 131 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: HEALTH SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Basic Skills requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This Personal Health and Wellness course is designed to provide scientific health information which promotes desirable attitudes and behavior toward health and wellness. This course includes lecture and outside of class activities. This class satisfies the Basic Skills Option requirement.
DESCRIPTION: This Personal Health and Wellness course is designed to provide scientific health information which promotes desirable attitudes and behavior toward health and wellness. This course includes lecture and outside of class activities. This class satisfies the Basic Skills Option requirement.
TOPICS: This class covers the five aspects of total wellness:
emotional health, mental health, physical health, social health, and spiritual health.
OBJECTIVES: Each student will gain an understanding of the five areas of health and wellness (mental, emotional, social, physical and spiritual (and how each area affects his or her quality of life and personal potential. Each student will increase their level of awareness and understanding of how their current lifestyle habits are affecting their health and future risk for developing disease. Each student will be proactive in taking personal responsibility for his or her own health through implementation of healthy lifestyle choices. Each student will find fun and enjoyment in learning and living a "Wellness" oriented lifestyle.
REQUIREMENTS: Tests covering chapters in the textbook and the wellness exam.
The Wellness Exam will include the following:
a. Aerobic test
b. Skinfold test
c. Blood pressure test
d. Resting pulse rate test
e. Blood test (optional)
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 1996