Courses on Making Healthy Life Choices
Making healthy life choices during (and after) college can be difficult. Whether you’re dealing with stress, struggling to make healthy choices or wondering how to begin that all-important job search, K-State Global Campus offers 8-week courses that can help you address these issues while earning college credit. The following courses can fit easily into your schedule while providing helpful content for your everyday life.
Healthful and Safe College Life (EDCEP 103) was developed for students who want to increase their knowledge of healthful practices while in college. The course will address pertinent health topics that impact college students and give them the knowledge to make informed decisions when faced with difficult situations. Some of the topics covered in the course include nutrition and fitness, mental health, illness prevention, sexual health, and alcohol and drug use.
Career and Life Planning (EDCEP 202) applies theory research concerning the assessment of interests and career choices to an individual’s planning and decision-making. This course focuses on understanding of the complexities of the world of work and integrating this understanding into each person's planning experience, characteristics, motives and values in the career exploration process. Students will also learn skills to improve their resume writing, interviewing and job search techniques.
Stress Management (EDCEP 502) provides an understanding of the causes and effects of stress on a person's life. Students are introduced to methods for reducing stress and enhancing healthy behaviors in their work, home and personal space. This course uses biofeedback training to teach stress reduction, and students will learn stress management strategies for use in professional settings.