Work, Wellness, and the Great Outdoors

A two semester learning community

  • Explore the interconnectedness of work, wellness and the great outdoors
  • Create an academic plan that balances career goals, personal wellness, and playing in the great outdoors of Utah
  • Critically examine businesses that prioritize employee wellness, outdoor recreation, and leisure time to save costs and improve the bottom line
  • Develop your leadership and team work skills through outdoor activities and develop strategies for maintaining physical and mental wellness throughout life
  • Be successful taking 15 credit hours per semester
  • Complete most or all of your General Education requirements
  • Have great instructors
  • Access to peer advisors, students success advocates, a librarian and an advisor
  • Get a certificate on your transcript

4 easy steps to plan all your classes for the semester!

Fall 2017

1. Sign up for the Work, Wellness & The Great Outdoors Learning Community (BF) UGS 2300-001 T,H 9:10-10:30

2. Select One HF course from this list

BUS 1050 Foundations of Business Thought (3)
COMM 1270 Analysis of Argument (3)

3. Select One AS/SF course from this list

NUTR 1020 Scientific Foundations of Human Nutr & Hlth (3)
PHYS 1110 Physics of the Human Body (3)
H EDU 2095 Intro to Wilderness Medicine (3)

4. Pick 2 more classes of your choice for a total of 15 credits (we recommend math and writing)

 

Spring 2018

1. Sign up for the Work, Wellness & The Great Outdoors Learning Community (BF) UGS 2305-001 T,H 9:10-10:30

2. Select One HF course from this list

COMM 3040 Communication & Relationships (3)
ENGL 2090 Videogames and Storytelling (3)
FILM 2100 Introduction for Film (4)

3. Select One FF course from this list

ART 2060 Digital Photography (3)
DES 2615 Intro to Design Thinking (3)
THEA 3001 Zen and the Art of Eastern Theatre (3)

4. Pick 2 more classes of your choice for a total of 15 credits (we recommend math, writing, or history)

 

To learn more about BlockU or to schedule an appointment with the BlockU Advisor, please contact Academic Advising Center at 801-581-8146.

How to Sign Up

 

   


Librarian: Alfred Mowdood
alfred.mowdood@utah.edu 

Student Success Advocate: Lisa Lewis
lisa.lewis@utah.edu 

Peer Advisor: Danielle Perez
daniellejperez17@gmail.com

Fall Syllabi

UGS 2300-001

BUS 1050-006

BUS 1050-004

BUS 1050-007

BUS 1050-003

COMM 1270-092

COMM 1270-001

NUTR 1020-004

NUTR 1020-001

NUTR 1020-002

PHYS 1110-001

HEDU 2095-001