Feb 29, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Human Development and Family Sciences

Human Services - Early Childhood Development Concentration BS Four-Year Plan

First Year
HDFS 201 - Life Span Development   EDUC 230 - Introduction to Exceptional Children  
HDFS 202 - Diversity and Families  (Satisfies Multicultural Requirement) ENGL 110 - Seminar in Composition  
PSYC 100 - General Psychology   HDFS 220 - Child Development I: Prenatal to Age 3  
Humanities Breadth Requirement (1/3) (History/Cultural Change) HDFS 230 - Families and Their Communities  
First Year Seminar  SOCI 201 - Introduction to Sociology  
Credits: 13 Credits: 15
Second Year
HDFS 221 - Child Development II: 3 to 10   HDFS 222 - Inclusive Curriculum & Assessment: Birth - Grade 2  
HDFS 235 - Introduction to Human Services   HDFS 224 - Practicum in Inclusive Curriculum & Assessment: Birth - Grade 2  
HDFS 328 - Introduction to the Research Process   At-Risk Elective (1/1)**
MATH 114 - College Mathematics and Statistics  or higher (1/4) Restricted Elective (2/7)**
Restricted Elective (1/7)** Breadth Requirement (Math/Science/Technology) (2/4)
Credits: 15 Credits: 15
Third Year
HDFS 347 - Program Development and Evaluation   HDFS 470 - Families and Children at Risk  
Restricted Elective (3/7)** Breadth Requirement (Math/Statistics MATH 252  suggested)** (4/4)
Humanities Breadth Requirement (Creative Arts/Humanities) (2/3) Humanities Breadth Requirement (English Elective) (1/1)** 
Breadth Requirement (Math/Science/Technology with Lab) (3/4) Restricted Elective (4/7)**
Free Elective (1/6) Free Elective (2/6)
Credits: 16 Credits: 15
Fourth Year
HDFS 402 - Child and Family Policy   HDFS 422 - Capstone in Family Relationships  
Restricted Elective (5/7)** HDFS 436 - Practicum I in Early Childhood Development  (DLE)
Restricted Elective (6/7)** Restricted Elective (7/7)**
Free Elective (3/6) Free Elective (5/6)
Free Elective (4/6) Free Elective (6/6)
Credits: 15 Credits: 16
Total Credits: 120
      **See program plan for approved courses.

Disclaimer: Four-Year Plans are a Departmental suggestion of how a student could complete this degree in four years (eight semesters). Students may opt to take courses in the summer or winter sessions. These plans do not take into account additional requirements brought on by minors or other majors. A Four-Year Plan is subject to change from year-to-year given the resources and focuses of the Department.  It is the student’s responsibility to meet with his or her assigned advisor at least once a semester to monitor progress and ensure that he or she is on track to graduate on time. This document is intended as a supplemental advisement tool to be used in conjunction with in-person advisement and the UDSIS Degree Audit.  Students should direct any questions or concerns regarding degree progress to their advisor or Academic Assistant Dean.