Graduate Course Requirements
Human Development and Family Studies Master's of Arts:
|Core Course Requirements|
|EVAL||65510||Statistics I for Education Services||3|
|EVAL||65511||Research in Educational Services||3|
|HDFS||64023||Family Theories and Processes||3|
|HDFS||64024||Family Life Education||3|
*Student's are required to complete a thesis or Master's project. The thesis project is designed for students interested in research and provides them an opportunity to conduct original research. Approval of a thesis proposal by the student's thesis committee is required, as is the successful completion of an oral final examination conducted by the student's thesis committee.
The master's project is designed for students who do not plan to continue graduate work after the master's degree and provides the opportunity to approach research and theory in a more applied manner. The presentation and interpretation of original research is not required. However, approval of the intended project by the student’s master’s project committee is required, as is the successful completion of an oral final examination conducted by the master’s project committee.
Students will work their advisor to select 11 hours from the following courses to design their degree to fit their career goals:
|ARCH||55640||Developing Environments for Older Adults||3|
|BSCI||54020||Biology of Aging||3|
|GERO||54030||Adult Development and Aging||3|
|GERO||61191||Interdisciplinary Seminar in Gerontology||3|
|HDFS||54023||Building Family Strengths||3|
|HDFS||54028||Parent Child Relationships||3|
|HDFS||54037||Positive Youth Development||3|
|HDFS||54038||Professional Child and Youth Work Practice||3|
|HDFS||54039||Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses||3|
|PHIL||50005||Health Care Ethics||3|
|PSYC||60610||Psychology of Adulthood and Aging||3|
|SOC||52010||Death and Dying||3|
Other courses can be taken with advisor approval.