Individual and Community Well-being (ICW)

(3 credits)

Students must complete one 3-credit course.

Courses in this area:

  • Explore the growth and development of the individual and address the interconnected dimensions of well-being.
  • Study and evaluate the ways that the local, state, national, or private sectors frame and implement social policies, and the consequences of these policies for well-being.
  • Examine social structures and practices such as urban and rural development, planning, funding allocations, and legislative initiatives designed to secure the well-being of the community.
  • Examine the short- and long-term consequences of beliefs, behaviors, and policies that affect the well-being of individuals and communities.
  • Address the role of prevention strategies in promoting well-being.
CD-100Introduction to Human Communication and its Disorders3
CJ-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ-354Addictions Counseling of Individuals and Families3
CM-416Media Law and Ethics3
EC-102Consumer Economics3
EC-104Personal Financial Planning3
EC-208Economics of Health Care3
ED-150Introduction to the Teaching Profession3
ED-155Teaching and Learning in Elementary School3
ED-205An Introduction to Social-Emotional Learning3
ED-206Development and Learning of Typical and Atypical Children Birth to Age 83
ED-207The Adolescent in Schools & Society3
ED-271International and Comparative Education3
ED-285Understanding and Supporting Children And Youth With Disabilities3
EN-115LGBTQ+ Narratives3
EN-217Introduction to Narrative Studies of Health and Medicine3
EN-220English Literature (beginnings to 1798)3
EN-221English Literature (1798-Present)3
EN-230Environmental Literature3
EN-272News Reporting and Writing I3
EN-322Community Writing3
EN-354Opinion Writing3
EN-358Disability Stories, Disability Studies3
HC-202Introduction to Global Health3
HC-203Introduction to Epidemiology3
HC-340Global Perspective in Public Health3
HE-100Personal Health3
HE-120Health and Nutrition3
HE-220Mental Health Education3
HE-225Advanced Nutrition: The Prevention and Treatment of Obesity3
HE-325Sports Nutrition3
HE-350Community Health Education3
HE-354Addictions Counseling of Individuals and Families3
HE-400Special Topics3
HI-227American Popular Art and Architectural History3
HI-290Health and Healing in America3
HI-332American Environmental History3
IS-160Introduction to Gerontology3
JO-101Introduction to Journalism3
LC-293Peer Mentoring3
MU-102Applied Music1
MU-321Small Ensemble0.5-1
MU-330Jazz Ensemble0.5-3
NU-357Global Perspectives in Health3
PH-101Ancient Greek Philosophy3
PH-110Critical Thinking3
PH-134Computing Ethics3
PH-152Philosophy of Love and Sex3
PH-171Buddhist Philosophy3
PH-180Sports and Philosophy3
PH-225Philosophy of Language3
PH-264Philosophy of Education3
PH-327Feminist Medical Ethics3
PO-160Introduction to Civic Engagement3
PO-312Health Politics and Policy3
PS-201Career Exploration in Psych3
PS-210Developmental Psychology3
PS-326Psychological Distress and Well-Being3
PS-340Psychological Testing and Measurement3
SO-100Introduction to Sociology3
SO-201Prejudice, Privilege, and Power3
SO-207First Generation to College: Campus Diversity and College Inequality3
SO-215Medical Sociology3
SO-235Music and Social Change3
SO-250Sociology of Religion3
SO-255Sociology of Disability3
SO-295Sociology of Death & Dying3
SO-305Applied Sociology3
SO-312Youth, Race, and Public Space3
SO-318Worcester and Its Discontents3
SO-340Social Psychology3
SO-355Gender and Sexuality3
SO-360Urban Sociology3
SP-290Introduction to Medical Spanish I3
SP-291Introduction to Medical Spanish II3
SP-292Spanish for Women's Health3
SP-294Spanish for the Nutrition and Dietitian Professional3
SP-295The Human Body: Spanish for Anatomy3
TH-290Theatre for Young Audiences3
TH-292Applied Theatre and Community Engagement3
TH-348Stage Combat3
UR-103Introduction to Women's Studies3
UR-217Child Advocacy3
UR-220Immigrant City3
UR-230Technology, Public Policy and Urban Society3
UR-250Introduction to Urban Planning3
UR-319Transportation Planning3
UR-320Power and Urban Insecurity3
WO-100Introduction to Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies3