INTS 395: Field-Based Work

INTS 395-009: Health, Wellness & Wellbeing
(Spring 2016)

08:00 AM to 05:00 PM MTWRF

Robinson Hall A101

Section Information for Spring 2016

This experiential learning course will teach students how to optimize their lifestyle. The 5-day course is held in a "day retreat style" in January, before the launch of the regular semester, to encourage students to start their new year in a more strategic, health-focused, self-actualized way. Students will learn how to apply the latest research in public health, health promotion, wellness coaching and well-being science in order to improve (1) their health, through healthy behavior adoption); (2) their wellness, through strategic stress management and lifestyle practices; and (3) their well-being, through exercises designed to enhance both the experience and the evaluation of their lives. Each day will include a gentle mind/body practice (yoga, meditation, or mindful movement); lecture on the day's topic; application exercises for the topic; peer-peer coaching and support.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 1-18

Directed field studies in topic not otherwise available to students. Notes: Topics vary, but entire course or significant component is located off campus. In addition to field work, course may also include reading assignments, tutorials, lectures, papers, presentations, portfolios, journals, and exams. Students bear costs of required field trips and should consult the Center for Social Action and Integrative Learning for more information. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 24 credits.
Schedule Type: Lecture

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