Teaches students the basic principles, theories, and relaxation techniques to effectively manage personal stress. Students gain a greater understanding of the mind-body relationship, learn to employ a holistic approach to stress, and adopt effective cognitive, coping, and relaxation techniques. Ultimately, students experience a more effective approach to optimal lifelong health.
Course Outline: 
Lesson 1: What is Stress?
Lesson 2: Stress Physiology
Lesson 3: Stress and Disease
Lesson 4: Stress and Perspective
Lesson 5: Stress and Cognitive Therapy
Lesson 6: Stress and Meditation
Lesson 7: Stress Emotions: Anger
Lesson 8: Stress Management Communication
Midcourse Exam
Lesson 9: Stress Emotions: Fear
Lesson 10: Stress and Spirituality
Lesson 11: Values
Lesson 12: Time Management
Lesson 13: Financial Management
Lesson 14: Stress and Health Behaviors
Lesson 15: Relaxation
Final Exam