WHE 285 PERSPECTIVES IN PERSONAL AND GLOBAL HEALTH

This course is designed to explore basic concepts relating to optimal health and well-being from a holistic perspective - the state of health based on the interrelated aspects of mind, body and spirit on individual and global levels. Emphasis is placed on current health issues that affect the emotional, physical, social, intellectual, spiritual and environmental aspects of one's life. This course will explore personal health issues from multiple cultural and global perspectives. Topics related to health, including stress, alcohol and other drugs, physical fitness, nutrition, weight control, disease prevention, sexuality and mental health. This course is designed to cultivate life-long health and well-being through acquisition of knowledge and skills as well as an understanding of individual, community and global responsibility. Students will gain an understanding of the complexity of factors influencing health behavior in order to begin envisioning ways to impact health. 

Credits

4 sh

Prerequisite

n/a

Course Types

Society and required by the Wellness and Health Education Minor

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