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Human Ecology


Human ecology majors must complete thirty semester hours of coursework in the School of Human Ecology, including at least fifteen hours of upper-division coursework and at least six hours chosen from each of the following areas: 

  1. Human Development and Family Sciences 304, 312, 313, 113L, 315L, 322, and 337;
  2. Nutrition 306, 307, 107L, 312 or 312H, 112L, 315, 316, 218, 118L, 326 and 126L, 321, 331, 332, and 338W or 338H
  3. Textiles and Apparel 205, 105L, 316Q, 219C and 119L, 325L, and 325M

Additionally, students must complete the following coursework with a grade of at least C- in each course:

  1. Mathematics 408N or the equivalent;
  2. Statistics and Data Sciences 302, 303, 304, 305, 306, or 325H
  3. ​​​Please complete one of these sequences:
    1. Chemistry 301 or 301H, 302 or 302H, and Biology 311C, or
    2. Chemistry 301 or 301H and Biology 311C and 311D;
  4. two to four additional hours in astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, mathematics, and/or physics. Courses designed for non-science majors may not be counted toward this requirement. This coursework also meets the core curriculum mathematics and science and technology requirements.

Students must earn a grade of at least C- in each mathematics and science course required for the degree, and a University grade point average in these courses of at least 2.00.

To develop a meaningful and coherent degree program, the student should select courses with the assistance of faculty and academic advisers.