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Human Development Major

Supporting Courses16
Basic Foundational Knowledge and Skills
Introduction to Human Development
Research Skills, choose one of the following courses:
Business Statistics (for Business majors and minors only)
Social Science Statistics (strongly recommended)
Introductory Statistics
Foundation Disciplines (required 9 credits):
Introduction to Psychology
Public Policy (choose one of the following courses):
American Government and Politics
Introduction to Public Policy
Introduction to Public Administration
Human Biology (Choose one of the following courses):
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
   and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Introduction to Human Biology
Upper-Level Courses31
Research Methodology
Developmental Research Methods
Phases of Development
Infancy and Early Childhood
Middle Childhood and Adolescence
Adulthood and Aging
Family and Relationships (choose one of the following courses):
Family Development
Personal Relationships
Gender and Diversity (choose one of the following courses):
Gender Development Across the Lifespan
Cross Cultural Human Development
Culture, Development and Health
Biological and Health (choose one of the following courses):
Developmental Psychobiology
Physiological Psychology
Health Psychology
Psychological (choose one of the following courses):
Psychology of Cognitive Processes
Theories of Personality
Abnormal Psychology
Elective courses (choose 6 credits): 1, 2
Family Policy
Dying, Death, and Loss
Human Sexuality
Spirituality and Development
Any of the following is encouraged, but does not count toward major requirements:
Teaching Assistantship
Honors in the Major
Research Assistantship
Independent Study
Total Credits47

Choose courses from HUM DEV prefix core not used to fulfill upper-level core requirements OR choose from the following of HUM DEV 344, HUM DEV 345, HUM DEV 443 or HUM DEV 497.


 HUM DEV 499 can also meet this requirement if completed. Course will be substituted to this requirement.