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Human Development

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development (code HDEVBA01) (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

  • Take 9 units from the following:
    • HDEV 180 Lifespan Human Development (3)
    • ANTH 120 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (3)
    • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
    • SOC 100 Principles of Sociology (3)

Core Courses (24 units):

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • HDEV 250 Elementary Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (4)
    • HDEV 307I Approaches to Childhood Through Adolescence (3)
    • HDEV 320 Research Methods in Human Dev (4)
    • HDEV 357I Approaches to Adulthood Through Aging (3)
    • HDEV 360 Cultural Foundations for Human Dev (3)
    • HDEV 470 Seminar/Practicum (4)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • HDEV 402 Development of Thought: Structure, Process and Cultural Influences Across the Life Span (3)
    • HDEV 403 The Acquisition of Culture: Socialization in Cross-Cultural Perspective (3)
  • Take 12 units from the following, including at least one course from each foundation area:
    • Biological:
      • ANTH 318, 319; BIOL 301; H SC 420I, 421, 425I; WGSS 440;
    • Psychological:
      • ED P 302, 305; CDFS 311, 312I, 314, 411, 412; GERN 400I, 485; HDEV 300I; PSY 331, 332, 333, 336, 351, 356, 368, 370, 378, 438, 463;
    • Sociocultural:
      • ANTH 351, 413, 419, 421, 454, 475; ASAM 340, 381; AFRS 410; CHLS 340, 350, 415; CDFS 413; GERN 400I; HDEV 300I, 340; LING 329, 379; SOC 320, 325, 335I, 345, 346, 423, 464; WGSS 401I, 420.

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