Human Development & Fam Stdies (HDFS)

Courses

HDFS 260. Family Ecosystem. 3 Credits.

Family viewed in and as an environment for human development. The family ecological approach applied to practical family concerns. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 263. Advanced Child Development. 3 Credits.

Survey of professional literature in child development with special emphasis on influence of early life experiences throughout the life cycle. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 264. Contemporary Issues Parenting. 3 Credits.

Contemporary cultural factors that influence adult lifestyles and their relationship to successful parenting. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing. May be repeated up to six credits.

HDFS 266. Seminar in Human Development. 3 Credits.

Intensive study of issues in human development and their application in a wide variety of professional areas. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing. May be taken more than once up to a maximum of 12 hours.

HDFS 392. Independent Study. 1-18 Credits.

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.