2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jul 12, 2024  
2024-2025 Yavapai College Catalog

EXW 152 - Personal Health and Wellness

Description: Explore issues related to health and wellness. Emphasis on current topics and individual choices affected by psychological, sociological and environmental factors.

Prerequisites: Reading Proficiency.

General Education Competency: Written Communication

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Introduction to personal health and wellness
  2. Factors that affect personal health and wellness
  3. Personal health and wellness research methods
  4. Personal health and wellness assessment techniques
  5. Societal and environmental health issues

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Define personal health and the 7 dimensions of wellness (physical, mental, emotional, social, environmental, occupational, and spiritual). (1)
  2. Evaluate the components of personal health and wellness promoting positive behavior. (1,2,5)
  3. Explain and apply research methods and assessment techniques for establishing cause and effect of personal health and wellness related issues and treatment. (3,4)
  4. Evaluate extrinsic and intrinsic factors that impact personal health and wellness. (1-5)
  5. Analyze societal and environmental influences on personal health and wellness. (5)

Required Assessment:
  1. Demonstrate thoughtful and precise writing skills by completing at least 1500 words of monitored writing.