School of Arts and Sciences

Health, Wellness and Life Skills

How do you balance academic, work, family, social and professional commitments? How do you navigate difficult situations or stay safe in potentially dangerous ones? What is your role in global stewardship?

You can't be your best self without healthy mind and body habits. Enter Health, Wellness and Life Skills.

This module helps you build confidence and resiliency, manage challenges and develop a solid foundation of general life skills. Stress management, financial literacy and drug and alcohol education are among the numerous courses to help you build skills for physical, mental and spiritual health.

How to fulfill the health, wellness and life skills requirements

Learning Goals

  • Acquire skills and understanding to set healthy lifelong attitudes toward physical and mental wellness and sustainable environmental practices.
  • Acquire awareness of and the ability to navigate situations that pose potential threats to personal and group safety.
  • Develop career and life skills needed to manage changes in life circumstances.

2023-24 Health, Wellness and Life Skills Committee

Name Department
Leah Berkenwald, Chair Health and Wellness Promotion
Sarah Hall Health and Wellness Promotion
Thuy Lam Health: Science, Society and Policy
Michael Matt Athletics
Kate Stutz Academic Services