This course is part of Global Freshman Academy (GFA), which means you can earn transferable ASU credit toward your college degree.
This 3 credit health and wellness course focuses on the latest trends in health, nutrition, physical activity, and wellness. From stress management and sleep to overall wellbeing, we will explore personal health, health related attitudes and beliefs, and individual health behaviors.
Assessment of one’s personal health
Introduction to population health and national and global health goals
Dietary choices for lifelong health
Improving personal fitness
Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight
Assessing health information
Lowering risk of infectious diseases
Chronic disease risk reduction
This course satisfies the Social-Behavioral Sciences (SB) general studies requirement at Arizona State University. This course may satisfy a general education requirement at other institutions; however, it is strongly encouraged that you consult with your institution of choice to determine how these credits will be applied to their degree requirements prior to transferring the credit.
“Excellent course, well organized, very useful information. I have been very impressed with ASU courses and this one is no exception. It is an important topic, relevant to everyone and presents good science to base decisions on. I am happy to be taking this course.” -Abeer Kazi
“The Course content is detailed and very useful towards my line of work especially in terms of nutrition and personal assessment.” -Winnie Nakiyingi