Total Wellness Credit Hours: 2
Total Wellness emphasizes the importance of knowledge, attitudes, and practices relating to personal wellness. It is a course designed to expose students to a broad range of issues and information relating to the various aspects of personal wellness including physical, social emotional, intellectual, spiritual and environmental wellness. This course integrates personal wellness and fitness in both a classroom and exercise environment. Evolving current topics such as nutrition, disease prevention, stress reduction, exercise prescription, and environmental responsibility are integrated to enable the student to understand the lifelong effects of healthy lifestyle choices. This is an International/Intercultural competency course.
Weight Training Credit Hours: 2 Prerequisites/Co-requisites: None
A course primarily designed and organized for students of all ages to learn how to assess, create, and apply a personal weight/resistance training plan to improve their muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Eight interrelated dimensions of Wellness will be discussed in conjunction with how a personal weight/resistance training plan can help students work toward achieving optimal wellness. Students will learn how to assess and apply this information to their lives in order to contribute to the welfare of the community and environment with a specific emphasis on resistance training methods and techniques. This is an International/Intercultural competency course.