Associate in Human Development and Family Studies, Adult Development and Aging Option — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2007, 60 credits

Semester 1

HD FS 129 Introduction to Human Development and Family StudiesNotes for: HD FS 129 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

HD FS 129 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory Psychology

PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 100 (GQ) Statistical Concepts and ReasoningNotes for: STAT 100 (GQ) Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

STAT 100 (GQ) Statistical Concepts and Reasoning

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics

STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary Statistics

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or EDPSY 101 (GQ) Statistics Notes for: EDPSY 101 (GQ) Statistics

EDPSY 101 (GQ) Statistics

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3-4
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 2

HD FS 249 Adult Development and AgingNotes for: HD FS 249 Adult Development and Aging

HD FS 249 Adult Development and Aging

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 301 Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development ProfessionsNotes for: HD FS 301 Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development Professions

HD FS 301 Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development Professions

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

HD FS 315 (US) Family DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 315 (US) Family Development

HD FS 315 (US) Family Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 315Y (US) Family DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 315Y (US) Family Development

HD FS 315Y (US) Family Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or SOC 030 Family DevelopmentNotes for: SOC 030 Family Development

SOC 030 Family Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 395 Pre-Internship CourseworkNotes for: HD FS 395 Pre-Internship Coursework

HD FS 395 Pre-Internship Coursework

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 311 Human Development and Family Studies InterventionsNotes for: HD FS 311 Human Development and Family Studies Interventions

HD FS 311 Human Development and Family Studies Interventions

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

3
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

BIOL 141 Introductory PhysiologyNotes for: BIOL 141 Introductory Physiology

BIOL 141 Introductory Physiology

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BIOL 155 Introduction to the Biology of AgingNotes for: BIOL 155 Introduction to the Biology of Aging

BIOL 155 Introduction to the Biology of Aging

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or BI SC 004 (GN) Human Body: Form & FunctionNotes for: BI SC 004 (GN) Human Body: Form & Function

BI SC 004 (GN) Human Body: Form & Function

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HD FS 395 Internship Site ExperienceNotes for: HD FS 395 Internship Site Experience

HD FS 395 Internship Site Experience

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH) (US/IL)

Humanities (GH) (US/IL)

3
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

3
Elective

Elective

3
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL and US; IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures 
  • requirements.
  • Y and W are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. If HD FS 315Y is not taken, a course with a W designation will be required to fulfill the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement. 
  • It is possible to fulfill the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement with an elective.
  • A minimum of 60 credits is required to complete the degree
Academic Advising Notes:
Students selecting a GH course or supporting course are encouraged to schedule a course with the US or IL designation.
Students selecting a GQ course are encouraged to check with an academic adviser for appropriate MATH entrance requirements.
It is recommended that students fulfill the Writing Across the Curriculum requirement by taking HD FS 315Y via the World 
Campus. If HD FS 315Y is not taken, HD FS 312W or another course with the W designation will fulfill that requirement. The
W designated course can also fulfill the Elective requirement. 
Students are encouraged to review the HD FS Supporting Courses list
(http://www.hhdev.psu.edu/hdfs/undergrad/supporting_courses.html) for appropriate courses to fulfill the supporting course 
requirements.
 
Program Notes:
Many of the courses required for the 2EHFS degree may apply to the HD FS baccalaureate degree program.
 

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# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

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