GE Pathways

Health and Wellness

health and wellness logo thumbnailThe Health and Wellness path provides students with opportunities to explore personal, community, and societal health and wellness across the life cycle. Courses in the path encompass the seven dimensions of wellness - social, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, intellectual, and physical. Through interdisciplinary coursework, students will gain an awareness of how lifestyle choices support personal and public health and develop critical thinking strategies that actively promote physical, mental, and social well-being.


Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will gain an understanding of the political, economic, social, and cultural perspectives influencing personal and public health and wellness in society.

  2. Students will analyze the impact of media and the digital culture on health-related attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors.

  3. Students will identify strategies that positively impact health across cultures and communities through media, dietary practices, physical activity, and environment.

  4. Students will identify the physical, psychological, emotional, and social benefits of health and wellness.

  5. Students will examine societal barriers to maintaining personal health and wellness.