Health and Wellness Coaching – LIFC 301

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 11/05/2021

Course Description

An examination and analysis of professional coaching applications that serve health and wellness concerns. The course covers health and wellness from a Christian worldview with special attention given to a biblical foundation of health and wellness coaching.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


Professional life coaching has wellness as an orientation at its core. Life coaching works to develop the complete person and the physical aspect of a person that plays a role in the overall growth of a person. This aspect of coaching includes educating people on the importance and the benefits of developing a healthy lifestyle. It also includes the development of skills to maintain a well-balanced life. This course works to equip students with the basic foundations of health and wellness coaching from a biblical perspective.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture notes

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will complete 4 Discussions that specifically relate to the module's content. Each discussion will be completed in 2 parts: 1) the student will submit a thread in answer to the question provided, and 2) the student will then post replies to at least 2 other classmates’ threads.

Article Review Assignments (4)

The student will complete Article Review Assignments that specifically relate to assigned content. Articles will be from scholarly journal sources published within the last 5 years. Students will relate the article to wellness coaching and biblical worldview in 500-800 word reviews. 

Quizzes (2)

The student will complete 2 quizzes that are cumulative and cover the material presented in the text and PowerPoint presentations. Each quiz is open-book/open-notes and comprised of 50 multiple-choice and true/false questions. Each quiz must be completed in one sitting where you are provided with 1 hour and 30 minutes to complete each quiz. Once the quiz is opened, it must be completed; it cannot be saved and resumed at a later time.