Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Wellness For Life

 Title Abbreviation:   WELLNESS FOR LIFE

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    100

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.75

 CIP:    340194

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

This course addresses issues of physiological and psychological well-being. Topics to be discussed include nutrition principles, fitness parameters and stress management. Techniques are presented to help the student incorporate a total health and fitness program into their lifestyle.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 11

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. After completing this course, the student has practical and theoretical knowledge necessary to apply principles of proper nutrition, fitness and stress management as it relates to optimum health and well being.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Wellness as a lifestyle
  2. Exercise principles and guidelines
  3. Body composition
  4. Coronary heart disease and risk factors
  5. Cardiovascular fitness
  6. Nutrition
  7. Stress managment
  8. Flexibility and body alignment