2019-2020 Catalog

HSC 1171 Stress Management and Emotional Health

This course reviews the definition of stress and the physiological response to stressors. The course will examine the stress response, sources of stress, and the negative impacts stress can have on health. Students will investigate healthy coping techniques and explore the hallmarks of emotional wellbeing. In this course, students can expect to evaluate their current stress levels and coping mechanisms and practice various relaxation techniques used to counter the negative effects stress can have on physiological health.