HHD340/34A: Navigating Healthy Choices

Building on skills learned in previous HHD courses, in the upper year students will explore developmentally appropriate topics known to be most influential for navigating their upper year.

Building on skills learned in previous HHD courses, in the upper year students will explore developmentally appropriate topics known to be most influential for navigating their upper year. This course will focus on the most common health issues for their age group, including sexual health, being a bystander, drugs and alcohol, stress management, cultural competency, preparing for senior year, and building life skills that support the development of civilized and engaged community citizens. Throughout the term, self-exploration and empowerment will be encouraged to help students develop greater understanding, deeper self-knowledge and improvement of one's self-image and self-esteem. Students will develop effective communication skills to help them build self-efficacy and resiliency. The pass/no pass grading system encourages student participation, honesty and sharing in a supportive and relaxed environment focused around personal growth.