Catalog 2017-2018 
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Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FTNS 118 Health Promotion and Wellness

5 credits

This course addresses strategies for improving the state of wellness through healthier lifestyles. Topics include: behavioral intervention, lifestyle changes, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, stress management, health-related fitness, and the implication for a fitness program design.

Prerequisites: FTNS 112  and FTNS 121  

Quarters Offered: Summer

Global Outcomes:
This course teaches to the global outcome of Intercultural Appreciation.

This course teaches to the global outcome of Teamwork.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe challenges to healthy lifestyles among different cultures
  • Describe the basic psychology associated with wellness and behavior change
  • Explain the negative effects of stress, pain, and depression
  • Explain the difference between exercise in pursuit of fitness or wellness
  • Develop an exercise program designed to improve health and wellness
  • Explain the need for and economics of worksite health promotion
  • As a committee member, organize and coordinate wellness events designed to reach business and industry employees

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50