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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 GE Composition (Area A1).
  • 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 307 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)
    Prerequisite: ANTH 120 or PSY 100 or SOC 100 or HDEV 180 and HDEV 250 or PSY 210 or SOC 250 or BIOL 260.
  • HDEV 357 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 307 and HDEV 357.
    Prerequisites/Corequisite: HDEV 320.
  • HDEV 470 Seminar/Practicum (4)
    Prerequisites: HDEV 250, HDEV 307, HDEV 320, HDEV 357, HDEV 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)
    Prerequisite: HDEV 320 and HDEV 360 or consent of instructor.
  • HDEV 403 The Acquisition of Culture: Socialization in Cross-cultural Perspective (3)
    Prerequisites: for majors: HDEV 320, HDEV 360; for non-majors: an equivalent upper-level cultural anthropology course and consent of instructor.

Take 12 units from the following, including at least one course from each foundation area:

Biological:

  • ANTH 319; BIOL 301; HSC 420, HSC 421, HSC 425;

Psychological:

  • EDP 302, EDP 305; CDFS 311, CDFS 312, CDFS 314, CDFS 411, CDFS 412; GERN 400; HDEV 300, HDEV 327; PSY 331, PSY 332, PSY 333, PSY 336, PSY 351, PSY 356, PSY 368, PSY 370, PSY 378, PSY 463;

Sociocultural:

  • ANTH 351, ANTH 413, ANTH 419, ANTH 421, ANTH 454, ANTH 475; ASAM 340, ASAM 381; AFRS 410; CHLS 340, CHLS 350, CHLS 415; CDFS 413; CWL 315; GERN 400; HDEV 300, HDEV 327, HDEV 340; LING 329, LING 379; SOC 320, SOC 325, SOC 335, SOC 345, SOC 346, SOC 423, SOC 464; WGSS 375, WGSS 401, WGSS 420.

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


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