V. Health and Wellness

Policies

Students, who have completed armed military service basic training (including reservists), have met the Health and Wellness requirement.

Requirements

  1. One course with an activity component (select from AHS 111 or PE 101/PE 101 L) or,
  2. Completion of U.S. armed military services basic training (reserves or enlisted).

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how society benefits from healthy citizens.
  2. Demonstrate safe and effective physical activities and nutritional strategies and describe informed decisions/choices about other issues that may affect one’s health.
  3. Articulate the effect of lifestyle on physiological and cognitive functions, and psychological well being, and
  4. Describe values and behaviors that lead to a healthy lifestyle.

Skill Applied Learning Requirements

  1. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop critical thinking skills.
  2. Explicitly demonstrate how the curriculum will develop information literacy skills.
  3. Include a graded writing component, which whenever possible is developmental.
  4. Must include a physical activity component (disciplines that do not have a Health and Wellness lab may work collaboratively with disciplines that offer a Health and Wellness lab to link a physical activity lab with their proposed course).

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