Program Requirements: 2015-2016

These are the major requirements for students who declare Human Development for Fall 2015 or Spring 2016. Please check your Academic Requirements Report to view your catalog year.

Students must receive a C in all courses applied to the Human Development Major

Core (22-25 units)

HD 391 Seminar in Human Development (taken in the Junior year) (2 units)

ANTH/HD 318 Human Development: Sex and the Life Cycle (GE-E) (3 units)

One of the following (3-4 units)
ANTH 342 Organization of Societies OR
WGS 385 Gender and Globalization OR
ANTH 340 Living in our Globalized World (GE-E)*

One of the following (3-4 units)
GERN/PSY 421 Psychology of Aging OR
GERN/PSY 408 Adult Development OR
GERN/SOCI 317 Emotions and Adult Life (GE-E)* OR
GERN 300 The Journey of Adulthood (GE-E)

KIN 410 Lifespan Motor Development (3 units) (BIOL 318 and NURS 480 are approved substitutions)

One of the following (3-4 units)
PSY 410 Child Development OR
PSY 412 Adolescent Development OR
EDEC 420 Child Development in Family, School and Community (GE-E)*

WGS 350 Gender, Sexuality and Family (GE-E) (4 units)

HD 490 Senior Project (taken in the last semester) (1 unit)

Major Perspectives (at least 1 course in each perspective)

Comparative Perspective

ANTH 302 Biological Basis of Sex Differences (4 units)

ANTH 340 Living in our Globalized World (GE-E)* (3 units)

ANTH 380 Language, Culture and Society (4 units)

ANTH 386 Sign Language and Signing Communities (4 units)

EDUC 417 School and Society (3 units)

GERN/SOCI 319 Aging and Society (GE-D1)* (4 units)

ANTH 383 Language in Sociopolitical Context (4 units)

PSY 328 Multicultural Psychology (4 units)

WGS 375 Gender, Race and Class (GE-D1) (3 units)

Sociological Perspective

EDMS 470 Multicultural Pedagogy (3 units)

SOCI 326 Social Psychology (GE-D1) (4 units)

GERN/SOCI 317 Emotions and Adult Life (GE-E)* (4 units)

GERN/SOCI 319 Aging and Society (GE-D1)* (4 units)

WGS 390 Gender and Work (4 units)

Psychological Perspective

**Note: Some of the courses listed below may be restricted to PSY majors**

EDEC 420 Child Development in Family, School and Community (GE-E)* (3 units)

PSY 302 Life Span Development (GE-E) (3 units)

PSY 325 Social Psychology (4 units)

PSY 411 Behavioral and Emotional Problems of Children (4 units)

PSY 412 Adolescent Psychology* (3-4 units)

PSY 418 Psychology of the Family (3-4 units)

PSY 447 Learning and Behavior (4 units)

PSY 448 Cognitive Development (4 units)

PSY/GERN 422 Seminar in Living and Dying (3-4 units)

PSY 461 Personality (4 units)

Methodology

**Note: WGS and PSY courses listed below may be restricted to WGS or PSY majors**

ANTH 451 Applied Ethnographic Methods (4 units)

ANTH 480 Studies of Language Use (4 units)

EDEC 460 Studying Children in Context (formerly EDEC 331 Practicum in Child Study) (3 units)

HD 450 Ethnographic and Ethological Methods in Human Development (3 units; subsitution form required)

PSY/GERN 493 Narrative Methods (4 units)

PSY 441 Qualitative Methods (4 units)

WGS 425 Feminist Research Methods (4 units)

Electives

Any courses from the above list, HD 495 (Special Studies) or HD 496 (Internship) taken to get to 40 units in the major.

*Courses that appear in the Core and a Perspective, or in two different Perspectives, can be used to count in one, but not both, areas.