HDF 340 HDF 340. Ethical, Philosophical, and Professional Development Issues. 3 Hours.
Explores ethical and philosophical issues; personal values and choices; professional development and leadership; and career goals, opportunities, and challenges as they relate to human development and family sciences. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 101P may not both be counted. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 102P may not both be counted. Human Development and Family Sciences 340 and Human Ecology 103P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing.
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.