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.
MCC General Education: MCC-HW - Health and Wellness (MHW)
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, Spring