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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
17253 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 09/15/2014- 11/07/2014 N/A N/A
  • H. Paslay
Closed
No Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 17253 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
39176 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/06/2014- 12/12/2014 N/A N/A
  • E. Rice
Open
1 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 39176 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.

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
38331 Fall 2014 Glendale
FW 51
In Person 10/23/2014- 11/20/2014 Th 6:00PM- 8:55PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
6 of 30 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38331 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $20
    • 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. This class is lecture and hands-on, and covers what affects one's ability to focus, relax, and achieve a desired state:brain wave patterns, studies validating the benefits of meditation, and much more. Beginning to advanced students welcomed.

      Textbook required: Aromatherapy for Life Empowerment, Using Essential Oils to Enhance Body, Mind, Spirit Well-being, by Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications. Please bring a medium to larger size bath towel. Supply kit: $20 included in course fees.

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
17224 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 10/20/2014- 12/10/2014 N/A N/A
  • L. Crider
Open
3 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 17224 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
  • 0 Books

Essential Oil Properties and Formulations (WED181) 1 Credit

Focuses on the benefits of individual plant oils, profiling past to present day uses and documented properties; experiential evaluation of the oils; how to formulate topical blends; oil substitution using less expensive oils; hands-on learning. Prerequisites: None.

Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38329 Fall 2014 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 10/05/2014- 10/19/2014 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Open
10 of 25 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 38329 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $24
    • Learn more in depth the documented properties and practical uses of specific essentials covered in class, how essential oils work, their function in plants, getting the most effective results, hands-on essential oil analysis to discover their benefits, clinical and university studies, safety, guidelines for preparing and formulation blends, blending formulas, and much more. Hands-on class. The special fee of $24 is applied towards the purchase of an essential oil starter kit. Please bring a medium to large size bath towel. The book is "The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia; Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications, 2nd edition, 2012.

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
17314 Fall 2014 Glendale
FC 114 Wellness Education Lab
In Person 10/04/2014- 10/04/2014 Sat 6:00AM- 9:00PM
  • S. Kimball
Closed
No Seats Available
  • Notes
    • EXPLORE ARIZONA: This course includes one Saturday field trip to Grand Canyon on October 4th. Students will walk (shuttle service is available) along the Hermits Rest trail visiting various lookout points. Transportation is provided and departs from GCC campus at 6:00am, approximate return time is 9:00pm. Students must contact Susie Kimball 623-845-3801, susie.kimball@gccaz.edu, to schedule a first class meeting in order to pick up the course syllabus and receive detail trip information.
      Class 17314 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $14
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
38328 Fall 2014 Glendale
P 4
In Person 11/30/2014- 12/14/2014 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
5 of 18 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • ORGANIC GARDENING - FRUIT TREES: Fruit trees not only make landscape more beautiful, but provide delicious and nutritious food during the year and shade during hot summers days. In today's economy, fruit trees are very necessary whether growing in containers (indoors/outdoors), or in the ground. Class will cover soil preparation, choosing varieties for desert climate, space, optimal planting location, nutritional needs, fertilizing times, watering, and more. For class information contact instructor at jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu.
      Class 38328 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17230 Fall 2014 Glendale
P 4
In Person 10/05/2014- 10/26/2014 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
13 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • ORGANIC GARDENING: 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 class information contact instructor jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class on Sunday, October 12th.
      Class 17230 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books
Class# Semester Location Delivery Dates Days Times Instructor Availability
17263 Fall 2014 Glendale
P 4
In Person 11/02/2014- 11/23/2014 Su 10:00AM- 2:30PM
  • J. Schiller
Open
10 of 24 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • GARDENING IN SMALL SPACES "Container Gardening": This course 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 questions contact instructor: jeffrey.schiller@gccaz.edu. No class on November 9th.
      Class 17263 costs include Physical Ed Class Fee: $5
  • 0 Books

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
17293 Fall 2014 Glendale
Online Class
Internet 09/27/2014- 12/18/2014 N/A N/A
  • A. Ramani
Open
7 of 20 Seats Available
  • Notes
    • Class 17293 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 www.gccaz.edu/eCourses/ and click the Start your Class Here button.
    • History of food allergies and intolerances. Course will cover diet management and optimal nutrition for individuals with food allergies.

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
17243 Fall 2014 Glendale
FW 55
In Person 09/07/2014- 09/21/2014 Su 10:00AM- 5:15PM
  • C. Schiller
Class Started
Contact Enrollment Services for Registration Assistance
  • Notes
    • No class on Sunday, September 14th. The special fee of $33.00 is applied towards the purchase of an essential oil starter kit. Please bring a large towel and the required textbook to the first class meeting. The book is "The Aromatherapy Encyclopedia; Schiller & Schiller, published by Basic Health Publications, 2nd edition, 2012.

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