to the Human Development Major
Any student may declare Human Development as a major upon entering
the university. Students must meet the department requirements of
the current catalog at the time they declare Human Development as
Declaring Human Development as a major does not assure admission to
the program. A student must be formally admitted to the Department
of Human Development and Family Studies to register for advanced courses
and complete work for the degree.
Criteria for Admission:
1. Completion of the following group of foundation courses with
a C or better: HDF 211, 212, and 302 or 303 or 304
2. 51 semester hours (junior standing) with a minimum overall GPA
3. Transfer students with 51 semester hours may apply for admission
after completing 12 semester hours at UNCG.
Students will not be permitted to take upper division courses in the
department (HDF 350, 360, 421, 425, 428, 432, 435, 441, 445, 450,
452, 460, 462, 477, 482, 499) unless they have been formally admitted
by the department (or in the case of non-majors, have the permission
of the instructor).
Admission forms are available in the department office in Stone Building.
Admission should normally be sought during the second semester of
the sophomore year.