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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Human Development

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division:

Take 9 units from the following:

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

Core Courses (24 units):

Take all of the following courses:

  • HDEV 250 Elementary Statistics in Social and Behavioral Sciences (4)
    Prerequisites: Knowledge of mathematical procedure usually covered in elementary high school algebra, eligibility for GE math.
  • HDEV 307I Approaches to Childhood Through Adolescence (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100.
  • HDEV 320 Research Methods in Human Development (4)
    Prerequisites: ANTH 120 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 or HDEV 180 and HDEV 250.
  • HDEV 357I Approaches to Adulthood Through Aging (3)
    Prerequisites: GE Foundation requirements, upper-division standing, ANTH 120 or HDEV 180 or PSY 100 or SOC 100.
  • HDEV 360 Cultural Foundations for Human Development (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 307I and HDEV 357I. Prerequisites/Corequisite: HDEV 320.
  • HDEV 470 Seminar/Practicum (4)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 250, 307I, 320, 357I, 360; and consent of the instructor.

Take one of the following courses:

  • HDEV 402 Development of Thought: Structure, Process and Cultural Influences Across the Life Span (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320 and 360.
  • HDEV 403 The Acquisition of Culture: Socialization in Cross-cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 320, 360 or an equivalent upper-level cultural anthropology course (e.g. ANTH 414, 415, 419, 420, 421) and consent of instructor.

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, 463;
  • Sociocultural: ANTH 351, 413, 419, 421, 454, 475; ASAM 340, 381; AFRS 410; CHLS 340, 350, 415; CDFS 413; CWL 315I; 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.

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Human Development

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