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Bachelor of Arts in Human Development (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take 9 units from the following: * "C" or better required

  • HDEV 180 Lifespan Human Development (3)
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: ENGL 100 or GE Composition (Area A1).
  • ANTH 120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    * "C" or better required
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: Any GE Foundation course.
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    * "C" or better required
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: GE A1 requirement.
  • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology (3)
    * "C" or better required
    Prerequisite/Corequisite: A GE Foundation course.

Core Courses (27 units):

Take all of the following courses:

  • HDEV 190 Elementary Statistics in Social and Behavioral Sciences (4)
    Prerequisites: Eligible to take a General Education Mathematics Course.
  • HDEV 307 Approaches to Childhood (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 with a "C" or better.
  • HDEV 320 Research Methods in Human Development (4)
    Prerequisite: HDEV 190 or PSY 110 or SOC 170 or BIOL 260 with a “C” or better; and HDEV 307 with a “C” or better; and HDEV 357 with a “C” or better. Students must have scored 11 or higher on the GWAR Placement Examination or successfully completed the necessary portfolio course that is a prerequisite for a GWAR Writing Intensive Capstone.
  • HDEV 357 Approaches to Adulthood Through Aging (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 with a "C" or better.
  • HDEV 470 Seminar/Practicum (4)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320 with a "C" or better and HDEV 340 or HDEV 360 with a "C" or better; or consent of the instructor.

Take one of the following courses:

  • HDEV 340 Families and Work: Life Course Processes (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 307 with a "C" or better and HDEV 357 with a "C" or better.
  • HDEV 360 Cultural Foundations for Human Development (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 307 with a "C" or better and HDEV 357 with a "C" or better.

Take one of the following courses:

  • HDEV 402 Development of Thought: Structure, Process and Cultural Influences Across the Life Span (3)
    Prerequisite: HDEV 320 with a "C" or better and HDEV 340 or HDEV 360 with a "C" or better; or consent of the instructor.
  • HDEV 403 The Acquisition of Culture: Socialization in Cross-cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320 with a "C" or better, and HDEV 340 or HDEV 360 with a "C" or better; or consent of the instructor.
  • HDEV 404 Living and Dying in a Digital Age (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320 with a ‘C’ or better, and HDEV 340 or HDEV 360 with a ‘C” or better, or consent of instructor.
  • HDEV 407 Cultural Perspectives on Child & Adolescent Mental Health (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320 with a ‘C’ or better, and HDEV 340 or HDEV 360 with a ‘C” or better, or consent of instructor.

Take 3 more upper division units in HDEV earning a "C" or better.

Take 3 units from each of the following foundation areas:

Biological:

  • ANTH 315, ANTH 319, ANTH 435, BIOL 301, GERN 430, GERN 439, GERN 482, HSC 333, HSC 420, HSC 421, HSC 422, HSC 425, BIOL 300, NUTR 439, PSY 241.

Psychological:

  • CDFS 311, CDFS 411; GERN 400, GERN 430, HDEV 300, HDEV 327, HDEV 375; PSY 350, PSY 351, PSY 354, PSY 356, PSY 362, PSY 363, PSY 370, PSY 378, SOC 335.

Sociocultural:

  • ANTH 351, ANTH 412, ANTH 419, ANTH 421, ANTH 454, ANTH 475, ASAM 340, ASAM 381, CDFS 413, CHLS 340, CHLS 350, CHLS 415, CWL 315, GERN 400, GERN 469, GERN 474, HDEV 300, HDEV 327, HDEV 340, HDEV 360, HDEV 375, LING 329, LING 379, LING 470, LING 472, SOC 320, SOC 325, SOC 340, SOC 345, SOC 346, SOC 423, SOC 464, SOC 466, WGSS 320, WGSS 375, WGSS 401, WGSS 416, WGSS 420, WGSS 475.

Students must earn a grade of at least "C" in all upper division major courses.


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