Associate in Human Development and Family Studies, Children Youth and Family Services Option — Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Fall 2007, 60 credits

Semester 1

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

HD FS 129: Intro to Human Development and Family Studies

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

ENGL 015 (GWS): Composition

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

PSYCH 100 (GS): General Psychology

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 100Notes for: STAT 100

STAT 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 200Notes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

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 229: Infant and Child DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 229: Infant and Child Development

HD FS 229: Infant and Child Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239: Adolescent Development

HD FS 239: Adolescent Development

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)Notes for: HD FS 315 (US)

HD FS 315 (US)

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

HD FS 315Y (US)

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 InterventionNotes for: HD FS 311: Human Development and Family Studies Intervention

HD FS 311: Human Development and Family Studies Intervention

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 229: Infant and Child DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 229: Infant and Child Development

HD FS 229: Infant and Child Development

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 239: Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 239: Adolescent Development

HD FS 239: Adolescent Development

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

Supporting Course

3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

BIOL 141: PhysiologyNotes for: BIOL 141: Physiology

BIOL 141: Physiology

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

BIOL 155: 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
Supporting Course

Supporting Course

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 312W, HD FS 315Y via 
the World Campus.
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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