Course Details

  • Online | Asynchronous
  • 4 weeks | December 20, 2021 – January 14, 2022
  • 3 credits | $1,596
  • Last day to register: December 13, 2021

Course Overview

This introductory course will explore the concepts of health behavior and general nutrition as it applies to helping individuals adopt healthy lifestyles. Theories of health behavior will be introduced to help explain how and why decisions are made regarding preventative health behaviors. We will discuss topics such as healthy diets, stress management, physical activity, eating disorders, mental health issues and tobacco and learn how to address these behaviors through current theories and research. Does not count as a course towards biology, biochemistry and neuroscience majors.

Course Advantages

In this course, you will learn how to eat healthy, create an individual diet plan to meet your nutrient needs, and how lifestyle habits affect your health, including physical activity, stress and mental health, substance abuse and disordered eating.

Additional Information

Faculty will contact all students after the Monday, December 13, registration deadline.

About the Instructor

Jessica Greene

Health/Wellness Educator
I've taught at Stonehill for over 12 years and have been the Wellness Coordinator for over 14 years. I received my Bachelor of Science Degrees in Dietetics and in Human Development and Family Science from the University of Rhode Island and my Master of Public Health Degree from Southern Connecticut State University. I am a Certified Health Education Specialist and Certified to teach R.A.D. Self Defense, Q.P.R. Suicide Prevention, Bystander Intervention, One Love Dating Violence and BASICS Alcohol Education. I love to cook, read mysteries and be active outdoors. I reside in Attleboro, Massachusetts, with my husband and two young children.

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Duffy Academic Center – 112

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