Human Development and Family Studies

School of Health and Human Sciences

Program Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 credit hours (minimum of 12 credits in HDF)

Completion of 18 credits in HDF courses with a C or better as provided below.


  • HDF 211 Human Development Across the life span
  • HDF 212 Families and Close Relationships
  • HDF 321 Issues in Parenting
  • HDF 390 Families and Children in Global Perspective

Select 6 credits of the following:

  • HDF 301  Development of School-Age Children
    or  HDF 302  Infant and Child Development
  • HDF 303  Adolescent Development: From Puberty to Young Adulthood
  • HDF 304  Adult Development

Important Information for HDFS Minors