Human and Family Development Minor

Minor - Human and Family Development (Minor)

College Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2017-2018

Note: To earn a minor the student must complete 24 credits, with 11 at the 300 level or above. All students are required to take a 12-credit core curriculum and, with the help of a faculty advisor, to develop a written statement of goals and interests along with a planned curriculum that includes 12 additional credits of electives consistent with the stated goals and interests. At least 6 credits of electives must be outside of the student's major.


Summary

Core Courses12
Subcategory 1
Subcategory 2
Subcategory 3
Subcategory 4
Elective Courses12
Early Childhood
School-Age
Adolescence
Gerontology
Family Development
Total Hours24

Core Courses

Rule: Must complete the following subcategories

12 Total Credits Required

Subcategory 1

Rule: Must complete 1 of the following courses

PSYX 230Developmental Psychology3
or PSYX 233 Fund of Psychology of Aging
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 2

Rule: Must complete all of the following courses:

Note: HFD 494 may be taken for 1 credit. HFD 498 must be taken for a minimum of 2 credits. Education majors may take C&I 295 to fulfill the HFD 498 requirement. Social Work majors may use S W 495 hours to fulfill the HFD 498 requirement.

HFD 494Seminar in Human Development1
HFD 498Internship2-4
Total Hours3-5

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 3

Rule: Must complete 1 of the following courses

COMX 311Family Communication3
SOCI 332Sociology of the Family3
EDEC 410Families, Communities, Culture3
Total Hours9

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 4

Select one of the following:3
Educational Research
Research Methods
Research Methods I
Social Work Research
Sociological Research Methods
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C


Elective Courses

Rule: Must complete 12 credits from any of the courses listed in the subcategories below; at least 6 credits must be taken outside of the student's major

Note: The list of electives is categorized to assist the student wishing to focus on one of these areas. Students may plan curricula which do not correspond to these categories, but should choose among courses from this list. Occasionally "special topics" courses are offered. Students may use these as electives with the consent of their advisors.

Check with departments regarding variable-credit 395 and 495-Special Topics listings.

12 Total Credits Required

Early Childhood

Select 12 credits from the following:12
Positive Child Guidance and Management with lab
Early Childhood Principles and Practices
Families, Communities, Culture
SocEmot Dvlpmnt in Yng Child
Educational Psych Child Dev
Special Topics
Intro Early Intervention
Speech & Lang Devel
Curric/Mthds Early Spec Educ
Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice
Excptnlty & Clsrm Mgmt
Special Topics/Exp Courses
Internship
Supervised Research
Intro to Clinical Psyc
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

School-Age

Select four of the following:12
Educational Psych Child Dev
Exceptionalities
Use & Abuse of Drugs
Prin Cognit Behav Mod
Intro to Clinical Psyc
Hum Behav & Soc Environ
Child Abuse/Child Welfare
Juvenile Delinquency
Sociology of the Family
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

Adolescence

Select four of the following:12
Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice
Educational Psych Child Dev
Excptnlty & Clsrm Mgmt
Use & Abuse of Drugs
Child & Adolescent Psych Dis
Prin Cognit Behav Mod
Intro to Clinical Psyc
Hum Behav & Soc Environ
Children and Youth at Risk
Juvenile Delinquency
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

Gerontology

Select 12 credits from the following:12
Introduction to Gerontology
MGS Meeting
Health Aspects of Aging
Fund of Psychology of Aging
Culture, Health and Healing
Death, Dying and Grief
Social Gerontology
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C

Family Development

Select four of the following:12
Family Communication
Comm in Personal Relationshps
Psychology of Family Violence
Addiction Studies
Sociology of the Family
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: C