B.A. in Human Development

(For students on the Fall 2015-Spring 2016 catalog cycle)

Students who declare Human Development on or after March 30, 2015 will be admitted to the major for the 2015-2016 academic year (i.e., Fall 2015 or Spring 2016) and be held to the following major requirements:

(NOTE: Students who declared Human Development prior to March 27, 2015 should check their Academic Requirements Report for their major requirements).

Core (21-25 units)

HD 391 Seminar in Human Development (taken in the Junior year) (2 units)

ANTH/HD 318 Human Development: Sex and the Life Cycle (GE-E) (3 units)

One of the following (3-4 units)
ANTH 342 Organization of Societies OR
WGS 385 Gender and Globalization OR
ANTH 340 Living in our Globalized World (GE-E)*

One of the following (3-4 units)
GERN/PSY 421 Psychology of Aging OR
GERN/PSY 408 Adult Development OR
GERN/SOCI 317 Emotions and Adult Life (GE-E)* OR
GERN 300 The Journey of Adulthood (GE-E)

KIN 410 Lifespan Motor Development (3 units)

One of the following (3-4 units)
PSY 410 Child Development OR
PSY 412 Adolescent Psychology* OR
EDEC 420 Child Development in Family, School and Community (GE-E)*

WGS 350 Gender, Sexuality and Family (3-4 units)

HD 490 Senior Project (taken in the last semester) (1 unit)

Major Perspectives (at least 1 course in each perspective)

Comparative Perspective

ANTH 302 Biological Basis of Sex Differences (4 units)

ANTH 340 Living in our Globalized World (GE-E)* (3 units)

ANTH 380 Language, Culture and Society (4 units)

ANTH 386 Sign Language and Signing Communities (4 units)

EDUC 417 School and Society (3 units)

GERN/SOCI 319 Aging and Society (GE-E)* (4 units)

ANTH 383 Language in Sociopolitical Context (4 units)

PSY 328 Multicultural Psychology (4 units)

WGS 375 Gender, Race and Class (GE-D1) (3 units)

Sociological Perspective

EDMS 470 Multicultural Pedagogy (3 units)

SOCI 326 Social Psychology (GE-D1) (4 units)

GERN/SOCI 317 Emotions and Adult Life (GE-E)* (4 units)

GERN/SOCI 319 Aging and Society (GE-E)* (4 units)

WGS 390 Gender and Work (4 units)

Psychological Perspective

**Please note that some courses may be restricted to Psychology majors**

EDEC 420 Child Development in Family, School and Community (GE-E)* (3 units)

PSY 302 Life Span Development (GE-E) (3 units)

PSY 325 Social Psychology (4 units)

PSY 411 Behavioral and Emotional Problems of Children (3-4 units)

PSY 412 Adolescent Psychology* (3-4 units)

PSY 418 Psychology of the Family (3-4 units)

PSY 447 Learning and Behavior (4 units)

PSY 448 Cognitive Development (4 units)

PSY/GERN 422 Seminar in Living and Dying (3-4 units)

PSY 461 Personality (4 units)

Methodology

**Please note that PSY & WGS methods courses may be restricted to majors**

ANTH 451 Applied Ethnographic Methods (4 units)

ANTH 480 Studies of Language Use (4 units)

EDEC 460 Studying Children in Context (formerly EDEC 331 Practicum in Child Study)(3 units)

PSY/GERN 493 Narrative Methods (4 units)

PSY 441 Qualitative Methods (4 units)

WGS 425 Feminist Research Methods (4 units)

Electives

Any courses from the above list, HD 495 (Special Studies) or HD 496 (Internship) taken to get to 40 units in the major.

*Courses that appear in the Core and a Perspective can be used to count in one, but not both, areas.