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How many credits do I need to complete my HDF degree?
The HDF major is 120 credits. Therefore, to graduate in 4 years, you must take 30 credits per year (fall, spring, and/or summer).
What is the best way to keep track of my progress in completing course requirements?
Refer to the curriculum sheet and be sure to record every course that you take on the curriculum sheet.
Is there a recommended sequence for taking courses?
What are the requirements for being admitted to the Human Development and Family Studies degree program?
To transfer out of University College and be admitted to HDF, you must complete following courses with an overall GPA of 2.00 or better, prior to acceptance:
If I want to apply for the Early Childhood Certification program what do I need to do?
If you are an HDF major who is seeking early childhood certification (pre K through grade 2), you must take HDF 203 your sophomore year (either fall or spring semester). Also, you must apply to the early childhood certificate program through the School of Education (you are still an HDF major). There are several requirements for applying to this program so it is essential that you go to the School of Education web site for all the application information. Students must have a QPA of 2.5 to apply. Application deadlines are typically the 2nd week of January.
How do I plan for my senior field work requirement?
As a senior you will complete a more intensive field work placement. Please consult the Field Experience guide for more information on how to do this.
Can I minor in another area as an HDF major?
Students in HDF can easily minor in another area because the HDF major allows 17-31 credits of free electives. These free electives can be the courses you choose for your 18 credits of a minor. You must see an advisor in the minor you are seeking as well as an HDF advisor to help you plan this.
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