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2016-2017 Catalog


Code: F_CER_IHWC

Campus: Larimer Campus and Loveland

Integrative Health and Wellness Coaching

This certificate trains individuals in the core competencies of the coaching profession, including skills in relationship-building, active listening, powerful questioning, goal-setting, positive psychology, and motivational interviewing. Enhanced knowledge in the areas of nutrition, fitness and mindfulness practices are also part of the curriculum so that individuals are prepared to work in a variety of professional settings in the emerging field of Health and Wellness Coaching. This exciting new profession focuses on empowering clients to make healthy lifestyle choices and lasting behavioral changes in order to optimize their health and well-being. This NEW program has been accepted into the Transitional Approval Phase from the National Consortium for Credentialing Health and Wellness Coaches (NCCHWC).

All courses in this certificate must be completed with a "C" or better to graduate.

Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
HHP 107Managing Life's Stresses

1

HHP 217Mindfulness Practices Impact on Health & Wellness

2

HHP 229Wellness Coaching

1

HHP 231Advanced Wellness Coaching

3

HHP 232Integrative Coaching Skills for Fitness Achievement

2

HHP 240Holistic Nutrition: Digestive Healing

3

HHP 249Journaling the Healing Journey

1

HHP 252Holistic Health Keystone

3

HHP 261Ethics in Holistic Therapies

2

HHP 263Creating a Holistic Business Practice

2

HWE 100Human Nutrition

3

Total Credit Hours:23

Psychology / Psychoneuroimmunology

Select one course (3 credits) from the following:

Course NumberTitleCredits
HHP 262Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI): Exploring the Mind-Body Connection

3

PSY 101General Psychology I

3

PSY 102General Psychology II

3

PSY 235Human Growth and Development

3

Total Credit Hours:3

Electives

Select 4 additional credits of HHP courses or the HWE/PED courses listed below. Please work with a Faculty Advisor in the Holistic Health Program prior to selecting electives.

Total Credit Hours:4
Health and Wellness Education
Course NumberTitleCredits
HWE 108Weight Loss

1

HWE 109Weight Management and Exercise

2

HWE 110Fitness Conditioning and Wellness

2

HWE 112Health & Wellness for the Elderly

3

HWE 140Nutrition in Pregnancy

1

HWE 237Exercise, Nutrition & Body Composition

3

Physical Education
Course NumberTitleCredits
PED 101Conditioning Lab

1

PED 102Weight Training I

1

PED 103Weight Training II

2

PED 104Cross Training

1

PED 129Zumba

1

PED 140Body Sculpting and Toning

1

PED 143Yoga I

1

PED 144Yoga II

1

PED 151Walking and Jogging

1

PED 161Tai Chi I

1

Total Credit Hours: 30

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