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B.S. Major Requirements:

 
UNITS
Preparatory Subject Matter
38-48
Two courses from: Anthropology 1, 1Y, 2, or 15 8-9
One course from: Biological Sciences 2A, 10, 10V, Microbiology 10, or Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 12 3-5
One course from: Molecular and Cellular Biology 10 or Biological Sciences 101 4
One course from: History 17A, 17B, 72A, 72B, or Political Science 1 4
Two courses from: Philosophy 5, 15, 30, 31, 32, or 38 8
One course from: Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior 10, 101, or Psychology 101 3-5
Psychology 1 4
One course from: Psychology 41 or Sociology 46A and 46B, or Statistics 10 or 13 or 13V 4-9
Depth Subject Matter
50-54
Life Span: Human Development 100A, 100B, 100C 12
Research Methods: Human Development 120 4
Biological Processes: one course from: Biological Sciences 101, Human Development 117, Nutrition 111AV, or Psychology 121 3-5
Social-Cultural Processes: one course from: Human Development 102, 110, 130, or 160 4
Cognitive Processes: one course from: Human Development 101, 103, 132, 161 or 163 4
Practicum: one course from: Human Development 140-140L, or 141 or 142 or 143 4-6
Restricted Electives
19-20

Five additional upper division courses (19-20 units) chosen from among Human Development courses or from a list of restricted electives in consultation with faculty adviser. May include only one practicum course.

At least one of the courses from the Depth Subject groups or Restricted Electives listed above must focus on childhood/adolescence (101, 102, 103, 110, 130, 132) and one on adulthood/aging (117, 143, 160, 161, 163).

English Composition Requirement
12

Three courses in English Composition from the following list:

English 3, University Writing Program 1, 18, 19, 101, 102A, 102B, 102C, 102D, 102E, 102F, 102G, 102H, 102J, 102K, 102L, 104A, 104B, 104C, 104D, 104E, 104F, 104I, Communication 1, Comparative Literature 1, 2, 3, 4, or Native American Studies 5.

At least one course must be selected from: University Writing Program 101, 102A-H, 104A-F.

The Upper Division Composition Exam does not satisfy the requirement.

Advanced Placement English score of 4 or 5 which satisfies English 3 and/or University Writing Program 1 will satisfy one of the three required courses.

 
Total Units for the Major
92-105
Biological Sciences 101 cannot be used to satisfy both the Preparatory Subject Matter and the Depth Subject Matter Requirements.
Major Adviser. Lisa Miller

Minor Program Requirements:

The Department of Human and Community Development offers two minors.
 
UNITS
Aging and Adult Development
18-20
Three of following courses:
Human Development 100C, 117, 143, 160, 161, or 163 12
Two courses from the following: Human Development 110; Exercise Biology 117, Psychology 121, 123, 126, 130, or 155 6-8
Minor Adviser. L. Miller, B. Ober
 
UNITS
Human Development
20
Human Development 100A and 100B 8
Human Development 100C or 110 4
Two courses from: Human Development 101, 102, 103, 130, 132, 161 or 163 8
Minor Adviser. K. Conger
Graduate Study. Graduate study is available through a Master of Science degree in child development, and a Ph.D. degree in human development. See also Graduate Studies.
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