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Personal Development Courses

Discovering who you are with these courses at ASU

Talk to your advisor to see if one of these additional courses fit into your course plan. 

Stress Management

SWU 250             Stress Management Tools I

Helps students develop an understanding and behaviors to create a healthy balance in their lives by studying the bio/psycho/social aspects of wellness.

 

SWU 349             Stress Management Tolls II

Developing mindful strategies toward managing stress, developing instinct awareness; healthy decisions in nutrition, relationship with self, others and creating a personal carbon footprint.

 

SWU 350             Whole Person Health

Development of mindful strategies toward managing stress and identification, implementation and integration of skills and knowledge for well-being across the lifespan.

 

Exercise and Wellness

EXW 302             Fundamentals of Wellness

Overview of fundamental health, exercise and wellness concepts. Emphasizes personal wellness assessment and application.

 

NTR 100              Introductory Nutrition

Basic concepts of human nutrition. Recent controversies in nutrition and how food choices affect personal health. 

 

NTR 355              Eating for Lifelong Health

Examines dietary choices throughout the life span and how they impact personal health and wellness. Prepares health and wellness team members to evaluate consumer and professional materials on dietary choices.

 

Various health and wellness classes can also be found by searching:

Subject: PPE

Classes Include: Yoga, basketball, cardio, archery, rowing, gardening, dodgeball, fitness, and more!

 

Subject: DCE

Classes Include: Salsa, Tango, Swing, Hip Hop, Ballet, Yoga and more!

                             

 

Emotional Intelligence

FAS 301               Introduction to Parenting

Integrated approach to understanding parenting and parent-child interactions. 

 

FIN 123                ASU Financial Literacy

A practical approach to financial challenges faced by ASU students. Emphasizes financial choices likely to be encountered while at ASU, as well as issues to be encountered immediately upon graduation. Topics include credit cards, student loans, credit scores, saving, investing, insurance, transportation, housing, taxes, goal setting and budgeting.

 

EDP 310               Topic: Emotional Intelligence

Human behavior in educational situations. Individual differences, factors affecting learning, behavioral and cognitive learning, motivation, testing, and assessment. 

 

EDP 310               Topic: Motivation

Human behavior in educational situations. Individual differences, factors affecting learning, behavioral and cognitive learning, motivation, testing, and assessment. 

 

ASU Class Search

 

Adding a minor or certificate can also help you discover more about yourself and the world. Check out some of these minors/certificates that ASU offers:

School of Social Transformation offers minors like Human Rights, Social Transformation, Women and Gender Studies, and more!

LGBT Studies Certificate

Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (minor)

 

Know of another class to add to this list? Let us know