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2012-2013 CSULB University Catalog

Human Development

Undergraduate Programs

Minor in Human Development

The minor in Human Development may be combined with any major at CSULB except Human Development and Liberal Studies, Track II - Human Development Concentration. The minor in Human Development offers students an opportunity to supplement their education with an interdisciplinary study of lifespan development within societal and cultural contexts.

Requirements

A minimum of 7 courses, chosen in consultation with the Human Development Department Advisor.

Take one of the following courses:

  • 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.

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.

Take one additional course chosen from the following:

  • HDEV 300I, 340, 402, 403, 470.

All students in this minor must take at least 6 courses in Human Development. All students who complete another course as part of their major that is equivalent to a Human Development course (such as a statistics course equivalent to HDEV 250) must substitute another HDEV course for that one.

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Human Development

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