The Lifelong Wellness Discipline includes both general education courses required for graduation and three programs, one Associates Degree and two Certificates which are linked to the left.
Lifelong Wellness Courses
A Graduation Requirement of Delta College is the successful completion of two credits of Lifelong Wellness: LW --- (2/3 credits), or LW 220W (1 credit) and any LWA course (1 credit). LW 206A, LWA 206B, and LWA 206C are required for most occupational (DMS, PTA, etc.) programs (2 credits), check your program for requirements.
Below is an overview of each of the theory courses, for further course descriptions and Outcomes and Objectives visit View Our Programs > Courses.
LW 221W Fitness and Wellness, 2 credits
Promotes understanding and experience of the direct correlation between positive lifestyle habits and wellbeing through a series of classroom lectures that cover a wide variety of wellness topics and disease prevention with application of these concepts through participation in aerobic conditioning, resistance training, diet analysis, and health assessments.
LW 222 The Science of Nutrition and Exercise, 3 credits
Required for RN Program
Presents nutrition science as a key element for optimal living and health. Plans and reviews diets, principles, food nutrients, metabolism, and diet analysis. Evaluates health effects of nutrition. Introduces fitness and wellness principles and integrates with nutrition through various conditioning exercises.
LW 223W Wellness in Technical Trades, 2 credits
Correlates positive lifestyle habits and wellbeing. Covers a wide variety of wellness topics and disease prevention. Applies concepts through participation in aerobic conditioning, resistance training, diet analysis, CPR, AED, & First Aid Training and health assessments.
LW 220W Lifelong Wellness, 1 credit
Promotes student understanding and experience of the direct correlation between positive lifestyle habits and well being through a series of classroom lectures that cover a variety of wellness topics and disease prevention.
You must take an activity course in addition to this course to meet the Graduation Requirement.
Lifelong Wellness Activity Courses