Undergraduate Degree - Human Development and Family Studies - Bachelor of Science

Program:
Human Development and Family Studies - Bachelor of Science
Program Code:
7715 Human Devel and Family Studies
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Science
Start Term:
FS12
Department:
Department of Human Development and Family Studies


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

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College of Social Science

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Undergraduate Programs
Human Development and Family Studies - Bachelor of Science

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Development and Family Studies

  1. The University requirements for the bachelor’s degree as described in the Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies.

    The University’s Tier II writing requirement for the Human Development and Family Studies major is met by completing Human Development and Family Studies 345. This course is referenced in item 3. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Social Science for the Bachelor of Science degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
    a. All of the following courses (46 credits):
    HDFS 145 The Individual, Couples and Families 3
    HDFS 225 Lifespan Human Development in the Family 3
    HDFS 270 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies 4
    HDFS 345 Principles of Family Studies 3
    HDFS 414 Parenting 3
    HDFS 442 Ethnic Families in America 3
    HDFS 444 Interpersonal Relationships in the Family 3
    HDFS 445 Human Sexuality 3
    HDFS 447 Management of Human Service Programs 3
    HDFS 448 Child and Family Policy 3
    HDFS 454 Family Resource Management 3
    HDFS 472 Evaluation of Human Service Programs 3
    HDFS 481 Research and Quantitative Methods in Human Development and Family Studies 3
    HDFS 493 Internship 6
  4. Complete a 12 credits in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) courses from the following list of courses: Fulfillment of this requirement also meets the College of Social Science STEM Graduation Requirement for Bachelor of Science Degree. Courses used to fulfill the STEM requirement may not be used to satisfy any other requirement.

    ANP 206 Introduction to Physical Anthropology 3
    ANTR  350 Human Gross Anatomy for Pre-Health Professionals 3
    BMB  200 Introduction to Biochemistry 4
    BS  161 Cell and Molecular Biology 3
    CEM  141 General Chemistry 4
    CEM  143 Survey of Organic Chemistry 3
    CEM  251 Organic Chemistry I 3
    CSUS 200 Introduction to Sustainability 3
    ENT 205 Pests, Society and Environment 3
    EPI  390 Disease in Society: Introduction to Epidemiology and Public Health 4
    GEO 203 Introduction to Meteorology 3
    GEO  206 Physical Geography 3
    HNF  150 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
    LB  270 Medical Terminology 2
    MMG  201 Fundamentals of Microbiology 3
    MMG  301 Introductory Microbiology 3
    MTH 124 Survey of Calculus I 3
    MTH 132 Calculus I 3
    NUR 300 Pathophysiology 4
    PHM  350 Introduction to Human Pharmacology 3
    PSL  250 Introductory Physiology 4
    PSL  310 Physiology for Pre-Health Professionals 4
    STT  200 Statistical Methods 3