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Introduction to Alternative Medicine (WED151) 3 Credits

Definition of health; exploration of mind-body-spirit connection in health; various therapeutic modalities; identification of strengths and limitations of alternative therapies. Also includes development of ability to critically review written material in the alternative therapy area. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13522 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 02/27/2017- 04/21/2017 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
5 of 18 Seats Available
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13530 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/20/2017- 05/11/2017 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
17 of 18 Seats Available

Meditation and Wellness (WED162) 1 Credit

Physiology of meditation and its effects on physical and mental health; scholastic abilities and interpersonal relationships; differentiation between meditation and other relaxation techniques. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13561 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 03/02/2017- 03/30/2017 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
21 of 28 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13561 meets at GCC TBA Thursdays from Mar 02 to Mar 30, 2017 from 6:00PM - 9:30PM
      Class 13561 also meets at FW 53 Thursdays from Mar 02 to Mar 30, 2017 from 7:30PM - 9:30PM
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 13561 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $20
    • Additional Class Notes: Experience a variety of relaxation techniques using deep breathing, essential oils, guided imagery, and peaceful music to transition into a meditative state. Learn how to quiet the mind, release stress, and attain deeper levels of relaxation for body, mind wellness. Studies validating the benefits of meditation are covered. Hands-on class. Beginning to advanced students welcomed. Textbook required: Aromatherapy for Life Empowerment, Using Essential Oils to Enhance Body, Mind, Spirit Well-being, by Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications. Essential oil supply kit: $20 included in course fees. Class can be repeated for credit. No class on March 16 (Spring Break)

Overview Of Herbal Remedies (WED172) 1 Credit

History and evolution of herbs for healing applications. Preparation, usage, and effects of certain herbs used for healing purposes. Basic literature review skills in the area of herbal medicine. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13500 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 01/17/2017- 03/11/2017 N/A N/A
  • L. Crider
Open
6 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13500 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).

Health Conditions And Popular Herbs (WED182) 2 Credits

In-depth look at some of today's most popular herbs and their relationship to specific health conditions. Emphasis on research skills in relation to popular herbs. Includes the effects, uses, and application strategies of herbs. Prerequisites: None. WED172 suggested but not required.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13583 Spring 2017 Glendale
FW 52
Hybrid 01/26/2017- 02/23/2017 Th 6:00PM- 9:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
15 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13583 is a Hybrid course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students must attend the first day of scheduled class and will be given information about the course at the first class meeting. Students are required to come to campus for scheduled classes. For information about hybrid courses, go to www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/. Text book: The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia 2nd Ed.
    • Additional Class Notes: Learn a variety of beneficial herbs and how they can assist in better health. Essential oils obtained from herbs will also be covered and shown how their aromatic vapors and topical application on the body can be very effective in combination with using herbs and spices. Students will have the opportunity to grow their own herb plants, and learn how to prepare herbal teas, salves, compresses, and more. Supply cost of $30 includes both the essential oil kit and an herb gardening kit.

Special Topic in Wellness Education (WED195AB) 1 Credit

Introduction to current topics and contemporary issues related to developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Focuses on a variety of techniques and strategies to promote wellness. Prerequisites: None. Note: WED195AB may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13562 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 02/28/2017- 03/28/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
10 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING:
      In this course, you will learn everything you need to know to start an organic vegetable garden. Topics include: choosing seeds, vegetable planting times, making and using compost, soil amendments, fertilizers and more. We will cover how to change our soil condition and successfully grow a garden in Arizona using organic materials. No previous growing experience needed. For additional class information contact instructor jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class Tuesday, March 14.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37649 Spring 2017 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 04/06/2017- 04/27/2017 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
18 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: MINDFUL LIVING - CREATING PEACE WITHIN
      This class focuses on the importance of practicing mindfulness to reduce stress, calm the mind, and create inner peace. Guided mindful exercises and essential oils will be used to experience mind/body improved well-being. This class is especially recommended after taking the Meditation and Wellness (WED162) course. However, it is open to all students. Textbook required: Aromatherapy for Life Empowerment, Using Essential Oils to Enhance Body, Mind, Spirit Well-being, by Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications. Essential oil supply kit: $20 included in course fees. Class can be repeated for credit.
  • Textbook info pending
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13536 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 04/06/2017- 04/27/2017 Th 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
17 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: ORGANIC GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES
      In this hands-on course we will cover how to be successful growing organic fruits and vegetables in containers and/or raised beds. Topics will include choosing containers, potting mixes/soil selecting and germinating seeds, using soil amendments and fertilizers, introducing beneficial insects, and more. No previous gardening experience needed. For additional class information contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Class 13536 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13570 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
Field Based 03/09/2017- 03/25/2017 Sat 9:00AM- 10:00AM
  • L. Lev
Open
9 of 11 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13570 meets at Field Trip on Saturday Mar 25, 2017
      Class 13570 also meets at GCC TBA on Saturday Mar 25, 2017 from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
      Class 13570 is a one-day field trip to the Grand Canyon. Students will walk/hike the Grand Canyon Rim Trail. Students must attend the orientation meeting on Thursday March 9, 7:30p-8:30 pm in ESN-105. Every student must meet the physical criteria to complete a moderately rigorous hike. Deadline to drop the class and receive a course fee refund: March 10, 2017
      Class 13570 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
      Trip date: Saturday March 25 8am-10pm
      Deadline to drop the class and receive a course fee refund: March 27, 2017

Special Topics in Wellness Education (WED195AD) 3 Credits

Introduction to current topics and contemporary issues related to developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Focuses on a variety of techniques and strategies to promote wellness. Prerequisites: None. Note: WED195AD may be repeated for credit.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13552 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 02/13/2017- 05/12/2017 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
16 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13552 is an Online course. Students must register by the start date of the class. Students are required to submit a minimum initial assignment within the first five days of class, including the start date. In addition, students may be required to come to campus or an alternate proctored location to take examinations. For information about how to get started, go to http://www2.gccaz.edu/e-courses/getting-started and click the "Login To Canvas" link at the bottom of the page (https://learn.maricopa.edu/login/ldap).
      Class 13552 is Gold Star certified
      Introduction to Food Allergies is a class that focuses on foods that cause allergic reactions. The top ten Food Allergies and food intolerances will be reviewed in detail. The course covers diagnosis, symptoms, immune response, diet management and optimal nutrition for individuals with food allergies, intolerance or sensitivities.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
37068 Spring 2017 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 03/20/2017- 05/12/2017 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
16 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 37068 is an Online course.
      Class 37068is an Online Course. There has been a significant increase in the number of individuals following a plant based, vegetarian or vegan diet. Individuals are interested in improving their health and nutrition, helping the environment, and losing weight. The course examines the health advantages of adding more plant-based meals to the one’s lifestyle as well as modifying a person’s current diet towards a plant based or vegetarian diet.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).

Aromatherapy (WED218) 1 Credit

Physiology of aromatherapy; methods of use; preparation of oils; uses in sports, beauty care, massage, child care, health care, at work, and in the home. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
13529 Spring 2017 Glendale
GCC TBA
In Person 02/28/2017- 03/28/2017 Tu 6:00PM- 9:30PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
14 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class Notes: Class 13529 does not meet Sunday, February 1st.
      All textbook and course materials available at no or low cost (<$40) - may include OER (Open Educational Resources).
      Class 13529 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $33
    • Additional Class Notes: Learn and experience the use of essential oils for stress reduction, relaxation, deeper breathing, mental clarity, increased sports endurance, energy, muscle loosening, and much more. Topics also include ancient use of aromatics, extraction methods, safety and handling of essential oils, purity and selection of raw materials, numerous ways to use essential oils at home and work, their holistic benefits, making skin and body care products, and more. Hands-on class. Essential oil supply kit: $33 included in course fees. Bring a bath towel. Textbook required: Aromatherapy Encyclopedia: A Concise Guide to Over 395 Plant Oils, by Schiller. No class on March 14 (Spring Break)

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