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: 2020-21

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 Courses

12

Subcategory 1

Subcategory 2

Subcategory 3

Subcategory 4

Elective Courses

12

Total Hours

24

Core Courses

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

Subcategory 1

Code

Title

Hours

Complete one of the following courses:

PSYX 330

Child Development

3

or PSYX 233

Fund of Psychology of Aging

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 2

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.

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

HFD 494

Seminar in Human Development

1

HFD 498

Internship

2-4

Total Hours

3-5

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 3

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 1 of the following courses:

3

COMX 311

Family Communication

SOCI 332

Sociology of the Family

EDEC 410

Families, Communities, Culture

Total Hours

3

Minimum Required Grade: C

Subcategory 4

Code

Title

Hours

Complete 1 of the following courses:

3

C&I 520

Educational Research

COMX 460

Research Methods

PSYX 120

Introduction to Psychological Research Methods

PSYX 320

Advanced Psychological Research Methods

S W 400

Social Work Research

SOCI 318

Sociological Research Methods

Total Hours

3

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

Code

Title

Hours

EDEC 408

Early Childhood Principles and Practices

EDEC 410

Families, Communities, Culture

EDU 222

Educational Psych Child Dev

C&I 295

Special Topics

EDSP 401

Intro Early Intervention

CSD 210

Speech & Lang Devel

EDSP 403

Curric/Mthds Early Spec Educ

EDSP 462

Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice

EDU 346

Exceptionalities

EDU 491

Special Topics/Exp Courses

HFD 498

Internship

PSYX 290

Supervised Research

PSYX 378

Intro to Clinical Psychology

Minimum Required Grade: C

School-Age

Code

Title

Hours

EDU 222

Educational Psych Child Dev

EDU 346

Exceptionalities

PHAR 110N

Use & Abuse of Drugs

PSYX 376

Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Modification

PSYX 378

Intro to Clinical Psychology

PSYX 345

Child & Adolescent Psych Disorders

SOCI 260S

Introduction to Juvenile Delinquency

S W 300

Hum Behav & Soc Environ

S W 420

Child Abuse/Child Welfare

SOCI 332

Sociology of the Family

Minimum Required Grade: C

Adolescence

Code

Title

Hours

EDSP 462

Spec Ed Law, Policy, Practice

EDU 222

Educational Psych Child Dev

EDU 346

Exceptionalities

PHAR 110N

Use & Abuse of Drugs

PSYX 345

Child & Adolescent Psych Disorders

PSYX 376

Principles of Cognitive Behavioral Modification

PSYX 378

Intro to Clinical Psychology

S W 300

Hum Behav & Soc Environ

S W 450

Children and Youth at Risk

Minimum Required Grade: C

Gerontology

Code

Title

Hours

AHHS 325

Introduction to Gerontology

AHHS 327

MGS Meeting

AHHS 430

Health Aspects of Aging

AHHS 491

Special Topics

ANTY 426

Culture, Health and Healing

PSYX 233

Fund of Psychology of Aging

S W 455

Social Gerontology

S W 475

Death, Dying and Grief

Minimum Required Grade: C

Family Development

Code

Title

Hours

COMX 311

Family Communication

COMX 414

Communication in Personal Relationshps

COMX 485

Communication and Health

PSYX 348

Psychology of Family Violence

S W 423

Addiction Studies

SOCI 332

Sociology of the Family

Minimum Required Grade: C