Health & Nutrition at IVC
The Health and Nutrition program continues to be responsive to dynamic changes in a global learning environment. Primary in these course offerings are classes that address the fundamental challenge of balancing personal health with the personal challenges including academia, careers, social tensions and stress in a world of continuous environmental, medical and nutritional change.
The importance of diet and exercise is heavily reinforced, as are the topics of personal choice, moderate consumption and a common sense regimen of personal health and well-being. Program offerings also include instruction in the health needs of special populations, assessing personal fitness, and weight management and stress reduction.
IVC is among the State's leaders in personal health and occupations with professional training in the Certificate for the Fitness Professional. Through these course and other instructional offerings, students can be part of a program that provides background in fitness and the preparation of a program custom tailored to meet one's needs.