Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCC) - Lifespan Human Services Option (LSHS) with a Focus on Adult Development and Aging (ADA)

Effective Date: Spring 2014

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and CompositionNotes for: ENGL 015

ENGL 015

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 030 (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition
Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
HDFS 129 (GS) Introduction to Human Development and Family StudiesNotes for: HDFS 129

HDFS 129

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 249 (GS) Adult Development and AgingNotes for: HDFS 249

HDFS 249

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Social Science (GS)

Social Science (GS)

3
Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

or Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

3
First Year Seminar
0-1
Total credits 15-16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100

CAS 100

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
EDPSY 101 (GQ) Analysis and Interpretation of Statistical Data in Education Notes for: EDPSY 101

EDPSY 101

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

STAT 200

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

Social Sciences (GS)

3
Supporting Course
3
Total credits 15-16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 311 Human Development and Family Studies InterventionsNotes for: HDFS 311

HDFS 311

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 315 (US) Family Development Notes for: HDFS 315

HDFS 315

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or HDFS 315Y (US/IL & W) Family DevelopmentNotes for: HDFS 315Y

HDFS 315Y

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 239 (GS) Adolescent DevelopmentNotes for: HDFS 239

HDFS 239

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ENGL 202A (GWS) Effective Writing in the Social SciencesNotes for: ENGL 202A

ENGL 202A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3
3
Total credits 18

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 301 Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development Professions Notes for: HDFS 301

HDFS 301

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 312W Empirical Inquiry in Human Development Notes for: HDFS 312W

HDFS 312W

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

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Supporting Course
3
Total credits 15

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 411 The Helping RelationshipNotes for: HDFS 411

HDFS 411

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS Course (300-400 level)
3
3
Supporting Course (400 level)
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 414 Resolving Human Development and Family Problems Notes for: HDFS 414

HDFS 414

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 445 (PSYCH 416) Development Throughout AdulthoodNotes for: HDFS 445

HDFS 445

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Supporting Course (400 level)
3
Course with US Designation
3
Arts (GA)

Arts (GA)

or Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 401 Project Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation in the Human Services Notes for: HDFS 401

HDFS 401

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
HDFS 455 Development and Administration of Human Services Programs Notes for: HDFS 455

HDFS 455

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Science (GN)

Natural Science (GN)

3
HDFS Course (300-400 level)
3
Elective(s)
3-6
Total credits 15-18

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
HDFS 402 Human Services Seminar
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
HDFS 495C Professional Practicum in Human Services Notes for: HDFS 495C

HDFS 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
6-8
Total credits 10-12

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.

 

Program Notes:

  • The First Year Seminar requirement may be fulfilled by taking a one-credit PSU course or by taking a regular course with a suffix of “S.”
  • Bachelor’s Degree students are required to take one US Cultures Course (US) and one International Cultures course (IL) as part of General Education, Requirements for the Major, or Electives. HDFS 315(Y) fulfills either the US or the IL requirement. Students must take an additional US Cultures course (US) as a degree requirement that will not double count in any category.
  • Students must earn a grade of C or better in any HDFS courses used as supporting courses.
  • Students who graduated from high school in the year 2001 or later who have not completed the recommended two high school units of the same foreign language must complete one 3-4 credit foreign language course with a grade of C (2.0) or higher at the collegiate level.

 

Academic Advising Notes: A student’s career/graduate school plans should be considered in developing an individual academic plan. Be sure to consult an adviser in this department when scheduling courses.

Legend

# 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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