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, 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, 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 265. Teaching Human Development. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

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. May be taken more than once up to a maximum of 12 hours. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 267. D2:Adv Gender & Sexual Iden. 3 Credits.

Intensive study of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender identities, families, and communities in diverse individual, social, political, and cultural contexts. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Juniors standing.

HDFS 268. Sem In Close Relationships. 3 Credits.

Causal conditions influencing formation, maintenance, and dissolution of intimate adult relationships. Draws on theory and students' personal experiences to explicate the nature of close relationships in contemporary American society. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 289. Adv Theories of Human Dev. 3 Credits.

Comparative overview of major theoretical perspectives in the study of human development with particular emphasis on the interplay of method and theory and the applied implications of each theoretical model and theory. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 291. Special Problems. 1-6 Credits.

Reading, discussion, and special field and/or laboratory investigations. Prerequisite: Junior standing. Students may enroll more than once up to twelve hours.

HDFS 295. Special Topics. 1-18 Credits.

Lectures, laboratories, readings, or projects relating to contemporary areas of study. Enrollment may be more than once, accumulation up to 12 hours. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 296. Field Experience. 1-15 Credits.

Professionally-oriented field experience under joint supervision by faculty and community representative, credit arranged up to 15 hours. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 101, HDFS 141, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Senior standing; Department permission.