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Wellness Center

Wellness Courses

Wellness courses are offered as general studies electives for many academic programs and  are also offered through extended studies.  Wellness offerings are designed as self-help courses that provide insight to behavior modification and methods to better understand health-fitness, personal wellness and nutrition.  All students who enroll in these courses will be able to apply the knowledge they learn to their daily routines.  All wellness courses are taught by faculty from the Exercise Science Program and are supported by the Pitney Bowes Foundation Wellness Center.  


How to Sign Up

All Wellness Courses are 3 credits each and are full semester courses. Most of the courses are transferable as physical education credits to select four year institutes. Registration for these courses is no different than for any other academic course taken here at the college.


For more information please contact Assistant Director of Wellness, Ty Griese at tgriese@norwalk.edu or 203-857-7195. 



Blended Courses with Extended Studies

All Wellness Courses, are offered collaboratively with the non-credit division. Blended courses allow for both credit and non-credit students to attend courses offered in the academic division of the college. All students enrolled in these courses will be expected to adhere to the attendance policies assigned by the instructor. Non-credit students are not required to participate in any of the final evaluations for these courses and will not receive a grade.

 

You must register for blended courses at our Records Office located on the East Campus. For more information contact Midge King at (203) 857-3337.

 

Course Descriptions

For additional schedule information please refer to the course catalog and course schedule available on the college web page (www.ncc.commnet.edu).


HPE 100 - Introduction to wellness (3 Credits)

Pre-requisite: Eligibility for ENG 101

This course is intended to explore general physiological concepts as they apply to physical fitness, nutrition, stress and overall wellness throughout life.  All students will be afforded an opportunity to assess and generate a personal health-fitness profile, identifying strengths and weaknesses associated with physical fitness, nutrition, weight management and stress management.  Behavior modification will be emphasized in this course as students learn to set realistic and achievable goals as they plan for safe methods of improving general wellness.

 





Additional courses coming soon!