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Health and Wellness

Lifelong Wellness

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

LWA 101 - Fitness for Life
LWA 105 - Women's Fitness
LWA 106 - Athletic Conditioning
LWA 108 - Weight Training
LWA 109 - Weight Training for Women
LWA 110 - Jogging
LWA 111 - Circuit Training
LWA 113 - Tae Kwon Do I
LWA 114 - Tae Kwon Do II
LWA 210 - Tae Kwon Do III
LWA 115 - Aikido
LWA 118 - Sports Judo
LWA 119 - Jiu-jitsu
LWA 122 - Fencing I
LWA 124 - Basketball
LWA 127 - Volleyball I
LWA 131 - Racquetball I
LWA 137 - Tennis I
LWA 150 - Kettlebell Training
LWA 151 - Kick Boxing
LWA 152 - Astanga Yoga
LWA 153 - Dance Aerobics
LWA 154W - BOSU Ball Training
LWA 156W - Stability Ball Training
LWA 157 - Step Aerobics
LWA 158 - Pilates
LWA 159 - Fitness Walking
LWA 160 - Nordic Walking
LWA 165 - Jazz Dance I
LWA 167 - Ballet I
LWA 172 - Swimming I
LWA 173 - Swimming II
LWA 174 - Swimming III Conditioning
LWA 183 - Water Aerobics
LWA 204 - Bicycling For Fitness 

 


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