Foundations of Well-Being

Fall 2017
Class Size: 25
Credits per quarter

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human and organizational systems

This quarter long program will take on a broad based study of well-being, addressing the mental, physical, social, emotional and spiritual dimensions.  The program will examine the diverse ways individuals within cultural communities define well-being as well as the connection between well-being and our “shadow” side. We will provide an environment to assist students to further develop competencies in the disciplines of psychology, community and health, and spiritual practice.  During the quarter we will devote time to critical analysis, experiential inquiry, writing skills and computer proficiencies. We will address the questions: What contributes to satisfying, engaging and meaningful living; and What conditions allow people and communities to flourish?

Credits will be awarded in Psychology; Community and Health  


  • This 8-credit intensive weekend program will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on selected Saturdays and Sundays.
  • Students must be present at the first class to be considered registered.
  • Use of Canvas Web-based software is a required part of this program.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

community development, human services, sociology, social work, health and wellness, health related fields and social psychology. 


Credits per quarter

Online learning:
  • Hybrid Online Learning - This offering delivers < 25% of its instruction online, rather than via face-to-face contact between you and your instructors.

$35 for Assessment Tools

Class Standing: Junior–Senior
Class Size: 25

Scheduled for: Weekend

Advertised schedule:

9a-5p Sat and Sun: Sep 30, Oct 14/15, Nov 4/5, Dec 2/3

Located in: Olympia

2017-04-21$35 Special Expense change to a Required Fee