Dignitas Course Descriptions

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DGN 1101 - The Responsible Self ( Foundations: VFDI - Dignitas ) - 4 cr.
Provides the foundation for our students' entire college experience by introducing them to the key elements unique to a St. Scholastica education. Dignitas, the Latin word for dignity, is the program's signature element focusing on the intrinsic, absolute value of being a person. View Course Descriptions


DGN 1102 - And Dignity for All ( Foundations: VFDI - Dignitas ) - 4 cr.
Provides the foundation for our students' entire college experience by introducing them to the key elements unique to a St. Scholastica education. Dignitas, the Latin word for dignity, is the program's signature element focusing on the intrinsic, absolute value of being a person. VARIOUS COURSE DESCRIPTIONS.


DGN 1111 - Dignitas Foundations of Well-being - 2 cr.
The Foundations of Well-being will define health promotion and wellness (HPW) and explore current issues of HPW in the context of the Dignitas outcomes, Benedictine tradition, and social-ecological model. This course is geared toward transfer, non-traditional, and students who did not meet the requirements of DGN 1101 and/or 1102.


DGN 1112 - Dignitas Foundations of Health and Well-being - 4 cr.
The​ ​Foundations​ ​of​ ​Well-being​ ​will​ ​define​ ​health​ ​promotion and​ ​wellness​ ​(HPW)​ ​and​ ​explore​ ​current​ ​issues​ ​of​ ​HPW​ ​in​ ​the​ ​context​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Dignitas outcomes,​ ​Benedictine​ ​tradition,​ ​social-ecological​ ​model,​ ​and​ ​wellness.​ ​The​ ​topics​ ​of stress​ ​management​ ​and​ ​resilience​ ​will​ ​also​ ​be​ ​addressed​ ​throughout​ ​the​ ​course.