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2008-2009 College Catalog 
    
2008-2009 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Development Major, B.A.


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Subtotal: 18


Notes:


a Students may not count BIO 1000 and SOC 1010 for both the HD major and General Studies Level II. If these classes are counted toward General Studies II, two additional courses must be selected from the list of electives under the Applied Track or from courses in the required distribution, not already used.

b Meets college senior experience requirements.

Required Distribution:


In addition, students must choose one course from each category. NOTE: Each student must also select a track, and in the early childhood education, elementary education, and gerontology tracks, specific courses from the following categories are required (see tracks below).

Additional Requirements: 9


(dependent upon the track)

Total for the Major: 42


Students must choose one of the following five tracks:


All students must have 15 upper-division hours in the major, and transfer students must complete at least 15 hours of the major at MSCD.

Graduate School Track:


Common Core: 18


Required Distribution: 15


Total for Major with Graduate School Track:42


Note:


a Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement.

Applied Track:


Common Core: 18


Required Distribution: 15


Subtotal: 9

Total for Major with Applied Track: 42-45


Notes:


a Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement.

Students who are interested in a particular concentration within the applied track (e.g., a particular age emphasis, cultural or family issues, problems of development) should see a human development advisor in the Department of Psychology for course selection. It is permissible to select all electives from the same department.

Applied Track-Gerontology:


Common Core: 18


Required Distribution as follows:


Subtotal: 33


In addition:


In addition, students must take nine semester hours from the following list of courses. Students may not use the same courses to count for the major and for the minor or for General Studies. Students in the Applied Track–Gerontology may not have a gerontology minor.

Note:

a Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement.

Total for Major with Applied Track–Gerontology: 42-43


Early Childhood Education Track:


Common Core: 18


Required Distribution as follows:


Developmental Breadth:

Subtotal: 33

Note:

a Meets college multicultural requirement.

Total for Major with Elementary Education Track: 42-43


Notes:


a Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement.

Students pursuing teacher licensure should consult with an advisor in the Teacher Education Department for the current licensure requirements of the Colorado Department of Education.

Elementary Education Track:


Common Core: 18


Required Distribution as follows:


Developmental Breadth:

Cultural Context:

Elective approved by Human Development advisor

Total for Major with Elementary Education Track: 42


Notes:


a Students who have taken MTH 1210 or its equivalent in transfer before deciding to major in human development may substitute it for PSY 2310. However, MTH 1210 cannot be used both in the major and to satisfy the Level I General Studies mathematics requirement.

b May use an approved substitute.

Students pursuing teacher licensure should consult with an advisor in the Teacher Education Department for the current licensure requirements of the Colorado Department of Education.

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