Fitness, Nutrition, and Physical Well-being


Fitness, Nutrition, and Physical Well-being


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  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 3

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The Physical Well-being Cognate is comprised of courses aligned with the School of Education and Human Development's focus on well-being in multicultural communities. These courses integrate theory with practice, while sharing a specific regard to the complementary nature of multiple types and ecological levels of well-being, with an emphasis on lifestyle aspects of disease prevention, increased functional life expectancy, and an improved quality of life. This cognate aims to enrich the student knowledge on physical well-being, with an emphasis on physical components, while enabling them to articulate its multiple facets, as they learn effective mechanisms to foster happiness, health, and prosperity in a diverse and global society.

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Complete 3 of the following option groups:

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