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  Dec 18, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Development and Family Studies, B.S. - with EC-6 Generalist Certification


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College of Education  > Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences  > Human Development and Family Studies, B.S. - with EC-6 Generalist Certification

Overview

A Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) provides a broadly based study of the intellectual, emotional, social, and moral development of individuals and families. HDFS graduates have a variety of opportunities available to them. Many students go on to graduate school in the fields of Social Work, Psychology, Education, Medicine, and Law.

Undergraduates in Human Development and Family Studies prepare for the following teacher certifications in the State of Texas through the UH Teacher Education Program.

All entering students must declare as a Pre-HDFS major  and will work with an academic advisor to follow an informational plan leading to successful completion of program requirements. Following successful completion of pre-major requirements , students with a 2.0 cumulative UH GPA may declare a major in Human Development and Family Studies.

Degree Requirements


Degree Total: 130.0 Credit Hours

First Year


Fall Semester


15.0 credit hours required

Spring Semester


15.0 credit hours required

Second Year


Fall Semester


15.0 credit hours required

Spring Semester


15.0 credit hours required

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Summer Courses


The following courses should be taken in the Summer


Third Year


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Fourth Year


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Note(s):


*Spring starters would take one course in previous Winter mini.

**Courses recommended but not required for HDFS-Teacher Certification Degree Plan.

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