- Candise Lin, doctoral candidate in the Human Development program has received a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research Award. November 2012
- The following HDQM Faculty received recognition for their outstanding achievements: Patricia A. Alexander (Regents Faculty Award for Mentoring); Ann A. Battle (COE Distinguished Outreach Award); Gregory Hancock (COE Distinguished Scholarship Award); Melanie Killen (Director of Graduate Studies of the Year Award); Andre Rupp (AERA Division D Significant Contribution to Research Methodology Award); and both Natasha Cabrera and Meredith Rowe (ADVANCE Award). Summer 2012
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Human Development Minor
- An EDHD minor will expand your knowledge of people and their potential for growth and development.
- You will gain a strong understanding of the multicultural, diverse and increasingly complex world in which we live and work, and become an informed consumer of research in the field of Human Development.
- Perfect minor for majors such as Psychology, Family Science, Sociology, and Criminal Justice and open to Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.
- A minimum of 15 credits/5 classes is required to obtain the minor, which is spread across five different content areas (cognitive development, social development, language development, lifespan development, and research methods).
- Personalized advising and course selection so that a student can individualize an area of concentration that relates to his/her major and future plans.
- An EDHD minor will open doors for research opportunities on campus, as well as future employment and graduate school.
|Course Number||Course Description|
|EDHD 230||Human Development and Societal Institutions|
|EDHD 306*||Research Methods in Human Development|
|EDHD 320||Human Development Through the Lifespan|
|EDHD 400||Introduction to Gerontology|
|EDHD 401||Promoting Optimal Aging|
|EDHD 411||Child Growth and Development|
|EDHD 413||Adolescent Development|
|EDHD 420||Cognitive Development and Learning|
|EDHD 425||Language Development and Reading Acquisition|
|EDHD 426||Cognition and Motivation in Reading: Reading in Content Areas|
|EDHD 430||Adolescent Violence|
|EDHD 440||Adult Development|
|EDHD 445||Guidance of Young Children|
|EDHD 460||Educational Psychology|
|EDHD 498z||The Development of the Scientific Mind Across the Lifespan|
|HONR 219Y**||Merging the Multiple Me's: Developmental Roots of the Integrated Young Adult Self|
|International and Multicultural Perspectives in Education/Study Abroad Program|
* required for all students in the minor
** CORE designated course offering
Interested students should contact Eileen Kramer at 301-405-8432 or email@example.com for more information.