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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Development and Family Relations BS


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The Human Development and Family Relations (HDFR) Bachelor of Science program prepares students to effectively serve individuals and families in a wide variety of environments. HDFR is committed to a curriculum rich in family diversity and social justice. ​This 120 credit-hour interdisciplinary program explores family systems and the ecological development of individuals across their life span. The HDFR program leads to certification in the field.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus or online program with a variety of delivery options for many of our courses including hybrid, evening, and online courses.

Declaring This Major

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General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements

  1. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester hours for the Human Development and Family Relations BS.
  2. A minimum GPA of 2.0, C or better grade, is required for all courses applying to Human Development and Family Relations major requirements.
  3. Courses can be “double dipped” - i.e., used to satisfy both a general education requirement and a major course. If double dipping courses, additional HDFR courses will have to be taken to get to the 120 major required credits.
  4. Transfer courses must be approved by faculty and/or advisor to apply to the major.

HDFR Required Concentration Options

Select a 15 semester hour concentration area from those listed below