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Recommended Academic Plan for Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCC at DuBois)
Lifespan Human Services Option (LSHS) Focus on Adult Development and Aging
Effective Summer 2006

 1st Semester  Credits  2nd Semester  Credits
 ENGL 015 or 030 (GWS) Composition/Honors Comp.

 3

 CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

 3

 HDFS 129(GS) Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies

 3

 EDPSY 101 or STAT 200 (GQ) Analyis and Interpretation of Statistical Data in Education or Elementary Statistics

 3-4

 HDFS 249 (GS) Adult development and Aging

 3

 Social Science (GS)

 3

 Social Science (GS)

 3

 Natural Science (GN)

 3

 Arts (GA) or Humanities  (GH)

 3

 Supporting Course

 3

 First Year Seminar

 0-1

   

 Total

 15-16

 Total

 15-16

       
 3rd Semester    4th Semester  
 HDFS 311  Human Development and Family Studies Interventions

 3

 HDFS 301  Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development Professions

 3

 HDFS 315 (US) or 315Y (US/IL & W) Family Development

 3

 HDFS 312W Empirical Inquiry in Human Development

 3

 ENGL 202A (GWS) - Effective Writing in the Social Services

 3

 BIOL 155 (GN) Introduction to the Biology of Aging

 3

 MATH 21 (GQ) or other GQ - College Algebra 1

 3

 Arts (GA) or Humanities (GH)

 3

 HDFS 239 (GS) Adolescent Development

 3

 Supporting Course

 3

 Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

 3

   

 Total

 18

 Total

 15

       
 5th Semester    6th Semester  
 HDFS 411 The Helping Relationship

 3

 HDFS 414 Resolving Human Development and Family Problems

 3

 HDFS 418 Family Relationships

 3

 HDFS 445 Development Throughout Adulthood

 3

 HDFS (300 - 400 level)

 3

 Supporting Course (400-level)

 3

 Supporting Course (400-level)

 3

 Course with US designation

 3

 Arts (GA)  or Humanities (GH) 

 3

 Arts (GA)  or Humanities (GH)  

 3

 Total

 15

 Total

 15

       
 7th Semester    8th Semester  
 HDFS 401 Project Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation in the Human Services

 3

 HDFS 402 Human Services Seminar

 4

 HDFS 455 Development and Administration of Human Services Programs

 3

 HDFS 495C Professional Practicum in Human Services

 6-8

 Natural Science (GN)

 3

   
 HDFS (300 – 400 level)

 3

   
 Elective(s)

 3-6

   

 Total

 15-18

 Total

 10-12

 

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italic type indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Italic Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • 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.

 

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Recommended Academic Plan for Human Development and Family Studies (HFSCC at DuBois)
Lifespan Human Services Option (LSHS) Focus on Children, Youth and Families Effective Summer 2006

 1st Semester  Credits  2nd Semester  Credits
 ENGL 015 or 030 (GWS) Composition/Honors Comp.  3  CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech  3
 HDFS 129 (GS) Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies  3  HDFS 229 (GS) Infant and Child Development  3
 HDFS 239 (GS) Adolescent Development  3  EDPSY 101 or STAT 200 (GQ) Analysis and  Interpretation of Statistical Data in Education or Elementary Statistics  3-4
 Social Science (GS)  3  Natural Science (GN)  3
 Arts (GA) or Humanities  (GH)  3  Supporting Course  3
 First Year Seminar  0-1    
 Total  16  Total  15-16
       
 3rd Semester    4th Semester  
 HDFS 311  Human Development and Family Studies Interventions  3  HDFS 301  Values and Ethics in Health and Human Development Professions  3
 HDFS 315 (US) or 315Y (US/IL & W) Family Development  3  HDFS 312W Empirical Inquiry in Human Development  3
 ENGL 202A (GWS) Effective Writing in the Social Services  3  Natural Science (GN)  3
 MATH 21 (GQ) College Algebra 1 or other GQ  3  Social Science (GS)  3
 Supporting Course   3  HDFS course (300-400 level)  3
 Health and Physical Activity (GHA)  3    
 Total  18  Total  15
       
 5th Semester    6th Semester  
 HDFS 411 The Helping Relationship  3  HDFS 414 Resolving Human Development and Family Problems  3
 HDFS 429 Advanced Child Development  3  HDFS 433 Developmental Transition to Adulthood (as a 300-400 level HDFS course)  3
 HDFS 418 Family Relationships  3  Supporting Course (400-level)  3
 Supporting Course (400-level)  3  Course with US designation  3
 Arts (GA)  or Humanities (GH)   3  Arts (GA)  or Humanities (GH)    3
 Total  15  Total  15
       
 7th Semester    8th Semester  
 HDFS 401 Project Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation in the Human Services  3  HDFS 402 Human Services Seminar  4
 HDFS 455 Development and Administration of Human Services Programs  3  HDFS 496C Professional Practicum in Human Services  6-8
 Natural Science (GN)  3    
 Arts (GA)  or Humanities (GH)  3    
 Elective(s)  3-6    
 Total  15-18  Total  10-12

 

  • Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better.
  • Italic type indicates courses that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • Italic Bold type indicates courses requiring a quality grade of C or better and that satisfy both major and General Education requirements.
  • 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.

 

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Notes:

  • If a student takes the minimum of 6 credits for the internship, it may be necessary to take an additional course to bring the total credits up to the required 120 credits.
  • Math and English General Education courses should be taken early in the student's program. Other Gen Ed courses can be changed in the order taken.

 

SUPPORTING COURSES FOR THE HD FS MAJOR (all options)

  • Courses on this supporting list are to be chosen carefully and thoughtfully.  You should keep your career goals in mind and select courses that will strengthen your background toward those goals.  Consultation with your advisor is recommended.
  • Some of the courses on this supporting list have prerequisites.  Make sure you meet the prerequisite(s) before registering for a course.  
  • Other courses may be taken in consultation with advisor; course substitution petition required.

 01-300 Level Supporting Courses

A ED 303
AAA S (GS;US)
AAA S/WMNST 101 (GH;US)
AAA S/WMNST 102 (GH;IL)
AAA S/SOC/WMNST 103 (US)
ACCTG 170, 211
ADM J/CLJ 111
ADM J/CLJ/SOC 012 (GS)
ADTED 100
AEE 360
AM ST/WMNST 104 (GS;US)
B A 241, 242, 243, 250
B LAW 243
BB H 043, 045, 046, 143 (GHA), 251 (US), 302 (US), 315 (US)
BIOL 055 (GN), 341 (GN)
CAS 202 (GS), 250, 352, 271 (US;IL)
CLJ/SOC/ADM J 012 (GS)
CLJ/ADM J 111
CMPSC 101 (GQ), 203 (GQ)
COMM (US) (WMNST) 205, 370
ECON 102 (GS), 104 (GS), 315 (GS)
EDPSY 014
FIN 100, 301
HD FS any 100-300 level class
HD FS/WMNST 250 (US)
HIST 154 (GH;US)
HIST/WMNST 116 (GS;US;IL)
HPA 057 (GHA), 101, 301, 310, 332
HRIM 201
IST 110 (GS)
KINES 013 (GHA), 060, 303 (GHA)
L I R 100 (GS), 201 (GS)
L I R /WMNST 136 (US)
M I S 103, 204
MANGT 340 (US)
MGMT 100, 341
NURS 215 (US)
NUTR 119, 251 (GHA), 253, 360
PSY 002 (GS), 204 (GS), 212, 217 (GS),
231 (GS), 238 (GS), 243 (GS), 270 (GS;US)
RPTM 120 (US;IL), 230, 277 (US)
R SOC 356
RL ST/WMNST 137 (GH;US;IL)
SOC 001 (GS), 003 (GS), 005 (GS), 007,
012 (GS), 015 (GS), 023 (GS), 030 (GS),
055 (GS), 119 (GS;US), 174, 309
SOC/AAA S/WMNST 103 (US)
SOC/ADM J/ CLJ 012 (GS)
SOC/WMNST 110 (GS;US)
SOC/WMNST/AAA S 103 (US)
SPAN 003, 100, 110, 305
WF ED 001
WMNST 001 (GS;US;IL), 003 (GH) (US;IL)
WMNST/AAA S 100 (GS;US)
WMNST/AAA S 101 (GH;US)
WMNST/AAA S 102 (GH;IL)
WMNST/AAA S/SOC 103 (US)
WMNST/AM ST 104 (GH;US)
WMNST/HIST 116 (GS) (US;IL)
WMNST/RL ST 137 (GH) (US;IL)
WMNST/HD FS 250 (US)
WMNST/L I R 136 (US)
WMNST/SOC 110 (GS;US)
YFE 211

 400 Level Supporting Courses

AAA S/CAS 422 (US)
AAA S/SOC 409 (US)
AAA S/WMNST 410
ADM J 421, 441
ADM J/SOC/CLJ 406
ADM J/CLJ 422
ADM J/WMNST/CLJ 423 (US), 453 (US)
ADM J/CLJ 451 (US)
AEE 450, 460, 465
AM ST 405
BB H 420, 444, 446, 451
BB H /NURS (US)/WMNST 452*
BB H/WMNST 458
BIOL 409, 477
CAS 404, 405, 471 (US;IL)
CAS/AAA S 422 (US)
CAS/WMNST 455 (US)
CEDEV/R SOC 417, 452
CLJ/SOC/ADM J 406
CLJ/WMNST/ADM J 423 (US)
CLJ/WMNST/ADM J 453 (US)
CLJ/ADM J 422
CLJ/ADM J 451 (US)
CN ED 401, 403, 404, 407, 415, 416, 420, 421
COMMU 425
E C E 451, 452, 453, 479
ECNS 410, 430
EDPSY 406
EDPSY/PSY 450
EDTHP 411 (US)
ENGL/WMNST 462 (US)
HD FS any 400 level class
HD FS 416/SOC 411 (US)
HD FS 434/SOC 435
HD FS/SOC 431
HIST/WMNST 466 (US;IL)
HPA 410, 433, 442, 455, 460
KINES 445, 451, 481W, 483
NURS 401 (IL), 402 (US;IL), 407, 464 (US;IL)
NURS (US)/BB H/WMNST 452*
NUTR 421 (US;IL), 456
PSY 412, 417, 424, 426, 436, 437, 438, 471
(WMNST) (US), 472 (US), 473, 474, 475, 482, 487
PSY/EDPSY 450
PSY/RL ST 414
PSY/WMNST 471 (US)
REHAB 409, 410, 413W, 425
RL ST/PSY 414
RL ST/SOC 461 (US;IL)
RPTM 410
R SOC 422 (US), 425
R SOC/CEDEV 417, 452
SOC 403, 404, 405, 419 (US), 422, 423, 428, 429, 430, 432, 437, 440, 455
SOC/AAA S 409 (US)
SOC/CLJ/ADM J 406
SOC/HD FS 431
SOC 411/ HD FS 416 (US)
SOC 435/HD FS 434
SOC/RL ST 461 (US;IL)
SOC/WMNST 456
SPLED 400
WMNST 400 (US;IL)
WMNST/AAA S 410
WMNST/ADM J/CLJ 423 (US)
WMNST/ADM J CLJ 453 (US)
WMNST/BB H 458
WMNST/BB H/NURS 452 (US)*
WMNST/ENGL 462
WMNST/HIST 466 (US;IL)
WMNST/PSY 471 (US)
WMNST/SOC 456
YFE 438 (US), 439, 455
  *  5-2-06:  only NURS 452 has US designation.  BB H and WMNST need to give Faculty Senate the approval to add US next to their course number.  Faculty Senate will request this.