Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness Unit 1 – Foundations in Health

Course Overview:

Health is a study of the psychology of mental, physical, and social wellness. This health course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn factual information about current health issues, which affect their lives and ultimately their future. It is also a foundation in skill building that gives each student the ability to make mature decisions by using their knowledge of refusal skills, self-esteem, and effective communication.

  • Describe a health diet
  • Analyze dietary intake and eating patterns
  • Analyze healthy ways to express emotions
  • Analyze research on health behaviors
Course Outline:
Units Covered
  • Introduction to Health
  • Wellness/Self Esteem
  • Stress
  • Nutrition
Units Assignments
  • Designing and implementing an individual health goal
  • Stress Interviews
  • Nutrition Analysis

This course is a one semester graded course. Grades will be determined by:

Class participation
In-class assignments
Completed projects