PEC 253 - Stress Management
A course designed to make the student aware of stress and how it can impact his/her quality of life. It will provide methods for identifying stressors and strategies to effectively manage them. Students will be able to construct a personalized life style management program. Two class hours.
Course Learning Outcomes
1. Describe and explain the nature of stress, the stress response, causes of stress, the relationship between stress and disease and a holistic approach to stress managements.
2. Assess and describe the impact of stress on one's own body, mind, spirit and emotions.
3. Identify, describe and practice research-based coping strategies and relaxation techniques that contribute to managing life's stress.
4. Develop a personal lifestyle plan incorporating coping strategies and relaxation techniques to decrease the impact of stress on one's body, mind, spirit and emotions.
Course Offered Fall and Spring