Human Development and Family Studies

Doctoral Minor in HDFS

The doctoral minor in Human Development and Family Studies requires 12 semester hours.

Minor Requirements

Core (3)

Select one course from:
HDF 651 Contemporary Research in Human Development (3)
HDF 652 Theories of Human Development (3)
HDF 653 Contemporary Research in Family Studies (3)
HDF 655 Family Theory (3)

Electives (9)

Select three of the following courses:
HDF 602 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (2-4)
HDF 626 Social and Economic Problems of the Family (3)
HDF 634 Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood Policy (3)
HDF 636 Leadership and Mentoring in Educating Young Children (3)
HDF 650 Theory and Research in Early Childhood (3)
HDF 711 Experimental Course
HDF 713 Social and Emotional Development (3)
HDF 714 Intellectual Development in Young Children (3)
HDF 715 Infant Development (3)
HDF 716 Seminar in Adolescence (3)
HDF 720 Applied Theories and Principles of Parenting (3)
HDF 721 Seminar in Parent-Child Relations (3)
HDF 722 Families in Middle and Later Life (3)
HDF 723 Divorce, Remarriage, Cohabitation (3)
HDF 726 Close Relationships in Adulthood (3)
HDF 727 Contemporary Family Life (3)
HDF 730 Cross-cultural Perspectives on Child Development (3)
HDF 731 Cross-cultural Perspectives on Families (3)
HDF 740 Feminist Theory and Research Methodologies (3)
HDF 755 Advanced Theory in HDFS (3)
HDF 756 Advanced Research Design in Human Development and Family Studies (3)