HDF 343 HDF 343. Human Development in Minority and Immigrant Families. 3 Hours.
Examines the theories of human development and cultural psychology as they apply to the developmental issues of minority and immigrant children and families. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 343 and 378K (Topic: Child Development in Minority and Immigrant Families) may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Upper-division standing and Human Development and Family Sciences 313 or 313H, 113L, and 315L with a grade of at least C- in each.
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.