HDF 338 HDF 338. Developmentally Appropriate Practices with Young Children. 3 Hours.
Developmentally appropriate practices, the importance of play, arranging environments, material selection, and a basic understanding about centers and activities for young children. Three lecture hours a week for one semester, with an additional three to six hours of fieldwork sometime during the semester. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing; and a grade of at least C- in one of the following: Human Development and Family Sciences 313 and 113L, 313H and 113L, or Psychology 304.
Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences
The Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences focuses on the study of human development, individuals in a family context, relationships, and well-being within the family and the broader social, economic, community, and governmental environment. Students in the program are expected to develop knowledge and understanding about human development and family dynamics through classroom experiences, observation of children and families, and research. They have opportunities to apply their knowledge through practicum experiences in research and placements in the field. The program is designed to give students excellent preparation for graduate training that leads to careers in academia, research, medicine, and other health professions, as well as for employment in a field involving work with children, families, and adults.