Auburn Bulletin 2023-2024

Human Development and Family Science (HDSC)

ENGL 1100 English Composition I3ENGL 1120 English Composition II3
Core History I3Core History II3
HDFS 2000 Marriage and Family in a Global Context3MATH 1120 Pre-Calculus Algebra3
CADS 2000 Global Consumer Culture3HDFS 2010 Lifespan Human Development in Family Context3
Core Humanities13Professional Electives53
HDFS 1800 Introduction to HDFS2 
 17 15
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 3Core Social Science23
Core Fine Arts3COMM 1000 Public Speaking3
Core Social Science23HDFS 2030 Professional Development I and Ethics2
NTRI 2000 Nutrition And Health3HDFS Professional Courses43
 16 15
Professional Electives53HDFS Professional Courses46
HDFS Professional Courses43HDFS Understanding Diverse Perspectives Course33
HDFS 3010 Child Development in the Family, 3030 Adolescent Development in the Family, 3050 Adult Development and Aging, or 3110 Infant and Toddler Development3HDFS 2040 Analytics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences3
HDFS 3060 Patterns of Family Interaction or 3080 Development of Interpersonal Relationships3Free Electives3
Free Electives3 
 15 15
Professional Electives59HDFS 4920 Internship in Human Development and Family Science12
HDFS Understanding Diverse Perspectives Course33or approved CHS Study Abroad Program 
HDFS 4910 Professional Development II and Capstone2UNIV 4AA0 Achieve the Creed0
Free Electives1 
 15 12
Total Hours: 120

Must choose from PHIL 1010, PHIL 1020, PHIL 1030, PHIL 1040, PHIL 1080, PHIL 1090, PHIL 1100PHIL 1110  


Must choose from ANTH 1000SOCY 1000 , PSYC 2010, COUN 2000, GSHS 2000, AFRI 2000, SOCY 1100, GEOG 1010, NATR 2050


HDFS Understanding Diverse Perspectives course options: HDFS 3040, HDFS 4680, HDFS 4700


HDFS Professional course options: HDFS 2020, HDFS 3460, HDFS 3461HDFS 3470, HDFS 3471, HDFS 3500, HDFS 3510, HDFS 4660, HDFS 4670, HDFS 4950, HDFS 5200, HDFS 5300, HDFS 5400


Choose professional course electives that will strengthen your preparedness for internship and support your career goals. Professional course electives may be used to earn a minor. Professional course electives should be selected through consultation with your faculty advisor. HDFS courses and most PSYC, SOWO, SOCY, COMM and other social science related courses may serve as appropriate electives.