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College
College of Education, Health and Human Services
Department
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Sciences

405 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2294
E-mail: oss@kent.edu
Web: www.ehhs.kent.edu/ldes

For students planning to pursue careers that involve working with people, this minor provides valuable knowledge about biopsychosocial development and family relationships and processes across the lifespan. The four core required courses are offered online at least one semester each academic year. This minor is particularly suitable for students majoring in fields such as communications, community health education, education, nursing, psychology, public health, recreation management, sociology, speech pathology and audiology.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS (18 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KSS
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology 3
  HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families 3
    24012 Child Development 3
    44020 Adolescent Development 3
  Choose from the following: 6
  HDFS 34031 Cultural Diversity (3)  
    44021 Family Intervention Across the Lifespan (3)  
    44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
    44023 Building Family Strengths (3)  
    44028 Parent-Child Relationships (3)  
    44029 Family Policy (3)  
    44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management (3)  
    44036 General Case Management Methods (3)  
    44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
    44038 Professional Child and Youth Work Practice (3)  
    44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
TOTAL 18