Feb 02, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Development Minor

Karen Mooney, Coordinator (Bailey 135)

The purpose of this minor is to provide a better understanding of human development for students interested in occupations providing services for children and adults. To this end, courses have been included to facilitate understanding of the psychological, social, and biological contexts of development. Although the focus is on normative development, courses also deal with individual variations in development and with abnormal development.

Total Credits Required to Complete Minor: 24

Basic Requirements: (15 Credits)

Two of the following three courses (6 Credits)

Additional Requirements:

  1. Six credits of electives must be taken at the 300-level.
  2. Electives must be taken from at least two different departments.
  3. At least twelve credits of coursework must be unique to this minor, not overlapping with a major or another minor.


Some of the courses listed above are not offered every semester. When planning coursework, Human Development minors should consult the departments offering the courses for information on course rotations.