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2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision) 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog (Under Revision)

Human Development and Family Studies: Human Development Lifespan Emphasis - BA, BS


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Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and Human Services

Department of Human Development and Family Studies

University Studies Requirements for Major

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Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040 - Introduction to Statistics (QL)  OR STAT 1045: Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL)  

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU Overall 3.0 GPA

Completion of at least 24 semester credits (including HDFS 1500 , HDFS 2000 , HDFS 2400 , and STAT 1040 )

Overall GPA of 3.0 (a 3.0 GPA is required for graduation as well) A grade of C or better is required in all major coursework including the pre-major courses, and the respective required statistics courses.

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3     HDFS 2000: Careers and Life Planning in HDFS   3    
STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)  OR STAT 1045: Introduction to Statistics with Elements of Algebra (QL)   3     HDFS 2400: Marriage and Family Relationships (BSS)   3    
   3 click on the link to see options PSY 3010: Psychological Statistics (QI)   4    
   3 click on the link to see options    3 click on the link to see options
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HDFS 2660: Parenting and Child Guidance (HR)   3        2-3 click on the link to see options
HDFS 3130: Research Methods (QI)   3        3 click on the link to see options
   3 click on the link to see options HDFS 3100: Abuse and Neglect in Family Context   3    
   3 click on the link to see options HDFS 3210: Families and Cultural Diversity (CI)   3    
HDFS 3350: Family Finance (DSS)   3     Elective 3  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HDFS 3570: Youth and Adolescence   3     HDFS 3540: Adult Development and Aging   3    
HDFS 3560: Middle Childhood Lab  or HDFS 3580: Adolescent Lab   1  or 1     HDFS 3590: Gerontology Lab   1    
HDFS 3110: Human Sexuality   3     HDFS 4900: Pre-Practicum Skills (CI)   3    
Upper Division Elective 3   Upper Division Elective 3  
Upper Division Elective 3   Elective 3  
Elective 3        
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

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Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

HDFS 3500: Infancy and Childhood   3     HDFS 4980: Practicum   1-12   Enroll in 3 credits
HDFS 3550: Infant Lab   1     Elective 3  
Elective 3   Elective 3  
Elective 3   Elective 3  
Elective 3        
Elective 3        
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