James Madison University

HTH 100 - Goals & Objectives

HTH 100 – Personal Wellness Course Description

HTH 100 Personal Wellness is a course which students may select to fulfill their 3-credit General Education Wellness requirement. This course examines all the dimensions of health and wellness. An emphasis is placed on the factors that influence health and wellness, particularly individual behaviors. Students participate in self-assessments that provide information about their health and wellness behaviors and their overall health status. In addition, students will learn strategies that improve lifetime health and wellness. The course includes the Physical Wellness and Wellness Passport assignments.

General Education Cluster Five Wellness Domain Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Students will be able to understand the dimensions of wellness, the various factors affecting each dimension, and how dimensions are interrelated.

Goal 2: Students will be able to understand the relationship between personal behaviors and lifelong health and wellness.

Goal 3: Students will assess their own level of health and wellness and understand how these levels impact their quality of life.

Goal 4: Students will identify and implement strategies to improve their wellness.