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Curriculum in Human Development and Family Studies

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core History I13MATH 1150 Pre-Calculus Algebra and Trigonometry4
HDFS 2000 Marriage and Family in a Global Context3Select one of the following:3
CADS 2000 Global Consumer Culture3
Core History II1
Core Humanities23
Core Social Science3
 HDFS 2010 Lifespan Human Development in Family Context3
 Professional Electives53
 15 16
BIOL 1000 Introduction to Biology
   & BIOL 1001 Introduction to Biology Laboratory
4BIOL 1010 A Survey of Life
   & BIOL 1011 A Survey of Life Laboratory
Core Literature I13Select one of the following:3
Core Fine Arts43
Core Literature II1
Core Social Science33
Core Humanities2
NTRI 2000 Nutrition And Health3Core Social Science33
 HDFS 2030 Professional Development and Ethics3
 Professional Electives53
 16 16
Professional Electives56STAT 2010 Statistics for Social and Behavior Sciences4
HDFS 3010 Child Development in the Family or 3030 Adolescent and Adult Development in the Family53Professional Electives56
HDFS 3060 Patterns of Family Interaction or 4680 Family in Cross-Cultural Perspective53HDFS 3080 Development of Interpersonal Relationships3
Free Electives3Free Electives2
 15 15
Professional Electives510HDFS 4920 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies12
Select one of the following:53or Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad in Italy 
HDFS 5200 Applied Research and Evaluation Methods
 UNIV 4AA0 University Graduation0
HDFS 5300 HDFS and Social Policy
HDFS 4950 Advanced Seminar
Free Electives2 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120

Must have a History sequence and one Literature course OR a Literature sequence and one History course.

History options: HIST 1010 and HIST 1020 or HIST 1210 and HIST 1220

Literature options: ENGL 2200 and ENGL 2210 or ENGL 2230 and ENGL 2240 or ENGL 2250 and ENGL 2260


Must choose from PHIL 1010, PHIL 1020, PHIL 1030, PHIL 1040, PHIL 1080, PHIL 1090, PHIL 1100. Child Life must choose PHIL 1030.


Must choose from ANTH 1000, SOCY 1000, PSYC 2010


Fine Arts options: ARCH 2600, ARTS 1710, ARTS 1720, ARTS 1730, MUSI 2730, MDIA 2350, THEA 2010


Course selection based on choice of HDFS concentration.

Each HDFS concentration specifies its own professional electives.

(Applications for Internships must be completed 2 semesters in advance).