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Human Development

College of Liberal Arts

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Human Development - Programs

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development (code HDEVBA01) (120 units)

Requirements

Lower Division: 9 units from the following: ANTH 120, PSY 100, SOC 100 or HDEV 180.

Core Courses (24 units):

  1. HDEV 250, 307I, 320, 357I, 360, 402 or 403, 470;
  2. Twelve units from the following, including at least one course from each foundation area.
    • Biological: ANTH 318, 319; BIOL 301; H SC 420I, 421, 425I; WGSS 440;
    • Psychological: ED P 302, 305; CDFS 311, 312I, 314, 411, 412; GERN 400I, 485; HDEV 300I; PSY 331, 332, 333, 336, 351, 356, 368, 378, 370I, 438, 463;
    • Sociocultural: ANTH 351, 413, 419, 421, 454, 475; ASAM 340, 381; AFRS 410; CHLS 340, 350, 415; CDFS 413; GERN 400I; HDEV 300I, 340; LING 329, 379; SOC 320, 325, 335I, 345, 346, 423, 464; WGSS 401I, 420.

Students must earn a grade of at least “C” in all upper division major courses.

Minor in Human Development (code HDEVUM01)

The minor in Human Development may be combined with any major at CSULB except Human Development and Liberal Studies, Track II - Human Development Concentration. The minor in Human Development offers students an opportunity to supplement their education with an interdisciplinary study of lifespan development within societal and cultural contexts.

Requirements

A minimum of 7 courses, chosen in consultation with the Human Development Department Advisor, which must include:

  1. HDEV 180 or ANTH 120 or PSY 100 or SOC 100
  2. HDEV 250, 307I, 320, 357I, 360
  3. One additional Human Development course chosen from HDEV 300I, 340, 402, 403, 470.
    All students in this minor must take at least 6 courses in Human Development. All students who complete another course as part of their major that is equivalent to a Human Development course (such as a statistics course equivalent to HDEV 250) must substitute another HDEV course for that one.