Human Development Major

Supporting Courses13
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 6 credits):
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 Courses28
Research Methodology
Developmental Research Methods
Lifespan Development
Infancy and Early Childhood
Middle Childhood and Adolescence
Adulthood and Aging
Electives (Choose 15 Credits)
Family Policy
Gender Development Across the Lifespan
Cross Cultural Human Development
Dying, Death, and Loss
Human Sexuality
Culture, Development and Health
Developmental Psychobiology
Family Development
Personal Relationships
Spirituality and Development
Travel Course
Any of the following is encouraged, but does not count toward major requirements:
Honors in the Major
Teaching Assistantship
Research Assistantship
Independent Study
Total Credits41