BS in Human Development and Family Studies/Life Span Human Services Option -- Recommended Academic Plan for Penn State World Campus

Effective Spring 2013 -- 120 Credits

Semester 1

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

HD FS 129

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Quantification (GQ)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 2

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

HD FS 229

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

HD FS 239

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 249 Adult Development and AgingNotes for: HD FS 249

HD FS 249

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)
3
Social and Behavioral Sciences (GS)
3
STAT 200 (GQ) Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
4
Total credits 16

Semester 3

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

HD FS 315Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HD FS 229 Infant and Child DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 229

HD FS 229

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

HD SF 239

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 249 Adult Development and AgingNotes for: HD FS 249

HD FS 249

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 312W, Empirical Inquiry in Human DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 312W

HD FS 312W

Program notes: Students are encouraged to take HD FS 312W during the second year, if possible. International Cultures (IL) may be combined with GA, GH, or GS. HD FS US Cultur es requirement suggested in Semester 7 is in addition to the university requirement. HD FS 315 satisfies the university requirement for U
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Supporting Course“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
3
Total credits 15

Semester 4

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

HD FS 311

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
Humanities (GH)
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Supporting Course“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

HD FS 301 Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development ProfessionsNotes for: HD FS 301

HD FS 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 300 - level CourseNotes for: HD FS 300

HD FS 300

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 400 - level CourseNotes for: HD FS 400

HD FS 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 411 The Helping RelationshipNotes for: HD FS 411

HD FS 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Sciences (GN)
3
Supporting Course 400-levelNotes for: Supporting Course 400-level

Supporting Course 400-level

“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

HD FS 418 Family RelationshipsNotes for: HD FS 418

HD FS 418

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 300 - level CourseNotes for: HD FS 300

HD FS 300

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 400-level courseNotes for: HD FS 400

HD FS 400

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 414 Resolving Human Development and Family Problems Notes for: HD FS 414

HD FS 414

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS 428 Infant DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 428

HD FS 428

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 429 Advanced Child DevelopmentNotes for: HD FS 429

HD FS 429

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 433 Developmental Transition to AdulthoodNotes for: HD FS 433

HD FS 433

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HD FS 445 Development Throughout AdulthoodNotes for: HD FS 445

HD FS 445

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Arts (GA)
3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

HD FS 490 Introduction to Internship ExperienceNotes for: HD FS 490

HD FS 490

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
HD FS 455 Development and Administration of Human Services ProgramsNotes for: HD FS 455

HD FS 455

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HD FS (US) Cultures RequirementNotes for: HD FS (US) Cultures

HD FS (US) Cultures

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)
3
Supporting Course 400-levelNotes for: Supporting Course 400-level

Supporting Course 400-level

“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
3
Elective
3
Total credits 17

Semester 8

HD FS 495A Internship: Advanced ExperienceNotes for: HD FS 495A

HD FS 495A

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
9
HD FS 495B Internship: Advanced ProjectNotes for: HD FS 495B

HD FS 495B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 12

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.
W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.
 
ACADEMIC ADVISING NOTES:  International Cultures (IL) may be combined with GA, GH, or GS. HD FS US Cultures requirement suggested in Semester 7 is in addition to the university requirement. HD FS 315Y satisfies the university requirement for US. 

Legend

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

Footnotes

HD FS 312W
Program notes: Students are encouraged to take HD FS 312W during the second year, if possible. International Cultures (IL) may be combined with GA, GH, or GS. HD FS US Cultur es requirement suggested in Semester 7 is in addition to the university requirement. HD FS 315 satisfies the university requirement for U
“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
Supporting Course 400-level
“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken
Supporting Course 400-level
“C” or higher only needed if a supporting HDFS course is taken