Human and Family Development Minor

Minor - Human and Family Development

College of Humanities & Sciences

Degree Specific Credits: 24

Required Cumulative GPA: 2.5

Catalog Year: 2018-2019

Note: To earn the minor in Human and Family Development, 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 their 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
Total Hours24

Core Courses

Rule: Complete the following subcategories. 12 total credits required. 

Subcategory 1

Complete one of the following courses:
PSYX 330Child Development3
or PSYX 233 Fund of Psychology of Aging
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 2

Note:

Complete all of the following courses:
HFD 494Seminar in Human Development1
HFD 498Internship2-4
Total Hours3-5

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 3

Complete 1 of the following courses:3
Family Communication
Sociology of the Family
Families, Communities, Culture
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 4

Complete 1 of the following courses:3
Educational Research
Research Methods
Research Methods I
Research Methods III
Social Work Research
Sociological Research Methods
Total Hours3

Minimum Required Grade: C


Elective Courses

Rule: 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.

Early Childhood

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
Exceptionalities
Special Topics/Exp Courses
Internship
Supervised Research
Intro to Clinical Psyc

Minimum Required Grade: C

School-Age

Educational Psych Child Dev
Exceptionalities
Use & Abuse of Drugs
Prin Cognit Behav Mod
Intro to Clinical Psyc
Child & Adolescent Psych Dis
Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency
Hum Behav & Soc Environ
Child Abuse/Child Welfare
Sociology of the Family

Minimum Required Grade: C

Adolescence

Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice
Educational Psych Child Dev
Exceptionalities
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

Minimum Required Grade: C

Gerontology

Introduction to Gerontology
MGS Meeting
Health Aspects of Aging
Special Topics
Culture, Health and Healing
Fund of Psychology of Aging
Social Gerontology
Death, Dying and Grief

Minimum Required Grade: C

Family Development

Family Communication
Communication in Personal Relationshps
Communication and Health
Psychology of Family Violence
Addiction Studies
Sociology of the Family

Minimum Required Grade: C