Georgian College - Course Outline


Term: Fall 2018

Subject Code:
Course Number:
PLA Applicable:
Course Name:
Lifestyle Management
Grade Mode:
Post Secondary

Students are advised to retain course outlines for future use in support of applications for employment or transfer of credits

Course Description:

Quality of life is reflected in personal and societal wellness. In this course, students are introduced to the concept of wellness and provides practical strategies for developing a healthy lifestyle. Students explore issues such as stress management, nutrition, mental and physical fitness, and self-responsibility. In addition, students assess the impact of global forces on themselves and Canadian society.

Learning Outcomes:

1. identify the components of wellness (mind, body, spirit) and their influences on quality of life from an individual and societal perspective;
2. examine the importance of the components of wellness and their effect on personal lifestyle choices;
3. investigate alternative approaches to lifestyle management;
4. evaluate how personal and societal characteristics and influences affect lifestyle choices;
5. assess the effect of global forces on the health and wellness of Canadians, individually and collectively;
6. develop a lifestyle plan that incorporates the principles of wellness while taking into account the impact of external forces in contemporary society.

Course Content:


Tests/examinations/assignments must be written/submitted at the time specified. Requests for adjustments to that schedule must be made before the test/exam/assignment date to the faculty member. Failure to do so will result in a mark of “0”, unless an illness/emergency can be proven with appropriate documentation at no cost to the College.

The passing grade for all courses is 50%, or letter grade of P (Pass) or S (Satisfactory) unless otherwise noted below. The passing weighted average for promotion through each semester of a program is 60% and is a requirement to graduate.


A student at Georgian College can appeal the following:

  1. a mark on the assignment, test, examination or practical experience;
  2. a final mark for a course or co-op work term;
  3. missing or incorrect assessment information on a grade report and/or transcript

A student cannot appeal a decision regarding whether or not a PLA or Exemption is available for an individual course, nor the method of challenge used.

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