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Human Development Major without Certification

Human Development: Without Elementary Certification

HD Major - Option 2: Course Sequence For Human Development Majors without Teacher Certification

Required Foundation Courses

  • EDU 301. Principles of Education (satisfies social sciences distribution)
  • EDU 302. Educational Psychology [satisfies social sciences distribution)
  • EDU SCE Senior Capstone Experience

Two of the following from two separate disciplines

  • ANT 105. Introduction to Anthropology
  • SOC 101. Introduction to Sociology
  • PSY 111, 112. General Psychology

Research Design Course - One Course

  • SOC 306. Research Methods in Sociology
  • PSY 309. Research Design and Advanced Statistics with Lab
  • ANT 305. Doing Anthropology
  • EDU 394 Qualitative Inquiry & Action Research

The choice of research method will influence the choice of the student's major co-advisor and the nature of the senior capstone research.

Experiential Field Course - One

Students must complete four one-credit experiential learning components, i.e. EDU 211 though EDU 214. (Clinical Field Experiences) or EDU 494. Special Topics: Individualized Internships/Experiential Learning.

Eight courses (in addition to those listed previously) will be selected from at least two areas as listed. Two of these courses may be at the introductory level; six of these courses must be upper level.

Area 1: Anthropology

  • ANT 200. Introduction to Language (FLS 200.)
  • ANT 215. Sex, Gender, and Culture
  • ANT 305. Doing Anthropology
  • ANT 320. Race and Ethnicity

Area 2: Education

  • EDU 311. World Geography
  • EDU 315. Traditional and Modern Grammar
  • EDU 351. Processes and Acquisition of Reading
  • EDU 352. Reading Instruction and Assessment
  • EDU 354. Literature for Children: K-8
  • EDU 412. Curriculum and Instruction: Language Arts and Social Science
  • EDU 430. Diversity and Inclusion
  • EDU 490. Writing Theory and Practice: An Internship in Peer Tutoring

Area 3: Psychology

  • PSY 202. Life-Span Development
  • PSY 231. Personality
  • PSY 234. Psychopathology II
  • PSY 309. Research Design & Advanced Statistics with Lab
  • PSY 316. Cognitive Psychology with Lab
  • PSY 433. Child Assessment with Lab

Area 4: Sociology

  • SOC 212. The Family
  • SOC 213. Gender
  • SOC 221. Social Inequalities
  • SOC 240. Criminology
  • SOC 250. City and Suburb
  • SOC 306. Research Methods in Sociology
  • SOC 313. Sociology of Childhood
  • SOC 341. Variant Behavior
  • SOC 351. Religion in the United States

Substitution of up to two courses is possible with the approval of the advisor.

Senior Capstone Experience

Human Development majors selecting the non-certification route will complete and present a research study.