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Human Development (H_D)

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101 [SSCI] Human Development Across the Lifespan 3 Overview of lifespan development from a psychosocial ecological perspective; individuals, families, organizations, and communities and their interrelationships.

200 Introduction to the Field of Human Development 2 Introduction to the multidisciplinary field of human development and the research and outreach of faculty in this field.

204 [SSCI] Family Interactions 3 Introduction to the study of family processes: family generational, emotional, boundary, rule, and ritualistic systems.

205 [COMM] Developing Effective Communication and Life Skills 4 (3-2) Enhancing interpersonal communication, leadership, and team skills through action-based learning.

220 Human Development Theories 3 Introduction to foundational human development theories, key concepts, comparison, and application of theory to inform practice.

235 Introduction to Early Childhood Programs 1 Course Prerequisite: H D 306. Introduction to the field of early childhood education; connection with a field placement site in a community-based child care program for H D 342 is required. For students completing Early Childhood certificate. S, F grading.

275 Special Topics in Human Development: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: By department permission.

275 (Effective through Spring 2024) Special Topics in Human Development: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. S, F grading.

300 Child and Family Violence, Abuse, and Neglect 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Overview of causes, consequences, and treatment of those who experience violence, abuse, and neglect, particularly for vulnerable populations such as children, intimate partners, disabled, and elderly. Recommended preparation H D 204.

301 Family Stress and Coping 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Examination of the nature and course of family crisis, using a family systemic approach, including principles used in intervention strategies. Recommended preparation H D 204.

302 Parent-Child Relationships 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Parenting in contemporary society with focus on reciprocity of parent-child relationships and diversity of families. Recommended preparation: H D 204.

305 Developing Effective Communication and Life Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Enhancing interpersonal communication, leadership, and team skills through action-based learning.

306 Child Development 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 101; sophomore standing. Understanding growth and change across all developmental domains from prenatal through age 10, including contextual influences on development. Recommended preparation: H D 220.

307 Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 101; sophomore standing. Understanding growth and change across all developmental domains from adolescence through emerging adulthood, including contextual influences. Recommended preparation: H D 220.

308 Adult Development 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 101; sophomore standing. Understanding growth and change in adulthood, including contextual influences on the adult years of human development. Recommended preparation: H D 220.

310 [M] Research Methods 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 200; admitted to the major in Human Development; sophomore standing. Overview of research techniques in human development; methods of evaluating research products.

315 Leadership Theories and Practice 3 Theories and models of leadership from different disciplines, cultures, and periods of history; emphasis on active learning and real-world applications.

320 [M] Resource Management 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Styles of managing material, human and environmental resources with families; analysis of consumer role; interaction of consumers, government, market: various approaches to problem solving with individuals and families; effects on communities, families, and individuals.

334 [EQJS] Principles of Community Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Factors influencing how communities grow and decline and the ways in which social interventions influence these outcomes.

334 (Effective through Summer 2024) [SSCI] Principles of Community Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Factors influencing how communities grow and decline and the ways in which social interventions influence these outcomes.

341 Guidance in Early Childhood Programs 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 306 or concurrent enrollment; sophomore standing. Theories of child guidance; understanding of child behavior; strategies and techniques for effective group and individual guidance of young children.

342 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; H D 235; H D 306; H D 341 or concurrent enrollment; sophomore standing. Planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum for use in programs serving young children.

350 [DIVR] Family Diversity 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Preparation for students in human service professions to work with ethnic, cultural, economic, language, gender, religious and other types of diversity.

360 Death and Dying 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Death and dying throughout life and in different contexts; manner of death, grief, and legal and ethical considerations. Recommended preparation: H D 204.

370 Introduction to Mindfulness 3 Theory and practice of mindfulness including guided practice, emotional intelligence, self and social awareness and responsibility, well-being and relational mindfulness.

384 Prevention and Intervention in Human Development 3 In-depth study of theory and empirical knowledge used to integrate prevention and intervention approaches to support healthy human functioning across the lifespan.

385 Perspectives in Human Services 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing In-depth study of human service practice, theoretical perspectives and strategies for delivery of appropriate services to diverse clientele.

403 [CAPS] Families in Poverty 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examining poverty in US and globally; description of groups most often poor; identification of effective solutions and successful interventions.

404 Family and Consumer Sciences Professional Preparation Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Family and consumer sciences career preparation through examination of career and technical education state processes, professional presentation and participation, FCCLA management, and study of curricula to engage diverse populations.

405 Gerontology 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examination and analysis of social context of aging including public policy, implications of demographic shifts, and quality-of-life issues.

406 Work and Family 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Issues related to work and family; workplace environments; fostering effective policy responses to family needs; role of work-family coordination.

407 Student Teaching for Family and Consumer Sciences V 4-16 Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; TCH LRN 415; junior standing. Supervised teaching in public schools, including seminars reflecting on effective teaching. S, F grading.

408 Advanced Adolescent Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. In-depth examination of theories and research; developmental issues and prevention and intervention programs for school-aged child and adolescent.

410 [M] Public Policy Issues in Human Development 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 310; junior standing. Family policy issues in a changing society; ecological perspective; relationship of public policy to communities, organizations, families, and individuals.

415 [CAPS] Peak Experiences in Leadership 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Experiential human development course that utilizes challenge and application to develop personal and group leadership skills.

416 Leading Change 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Interdisciplinary theories and practical applications related to leading change in multiple contexts, including at the personal, interpersonal, community, societal, cultural, and international levels; service learning and group projects to effect change within an organizational or community context.

418 [CAPS] Health Equity 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Examination of relationships between early life and lifespan health through an equity lens; exploration of the roles of systems, social policies, and intervention/prevention.

430 [M] Professional and Grant Writing Skills 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 384 or 385; junior standing. Examination and development of skills important for effective professionals; communication, leadership, ethical behavior, cultural competence, grant writing, evaluation, and others.

445 Early Childhood Professional Preparation Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; H D 341; junior standing. Preparation for careers and practicum placement in early childhood education, with an emphasis in self-assessment and professionalism; procurement of field practicum with an early childhood program in preparation for H D 446 Practicum in Early Childhood Programs.

446 Practicum in Early Childhood Programs 6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 credits. Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; H D 342; H D 445; junior standing. Supervised teaching; emphasis on skill building in working with diverse groups of children and building partnerships with families.

449 Early Childhood Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 306; junior standing. Identification and examination of current issues and trends in early childhood education with emphasis on child, family, and community concerns.

464 Administration of Early Childhood Programs 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 306; junior standing. Organization, administration, and management of early childhood programs; finance, program development, service delivery, personnel concerns, resource development, and evaluation.

479 Program Development and Evaluation 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Planning, designing, implementing, and evaluating community/school programs; engaging community/school stakeholders; needs assessment; logic models; process, outcome, and cost evaluation.

480 Instructional Strategies in Human Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Identification and use of instructional strategies; evaluation of strategies to determine appropriate use and effectiveness with a variety of learners.

482 Child Assessment and Evaluation 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 306; junior standing. Understanding aspects of assessment and evaluation of young children; selection, administration, summary development, ethics and professional responsibilities, evaluation and follow-up.

485 Participation in Human Development Research V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Supervised participation in faculty research including data collection, analysis, literature review, preparation of findings. S, F grading.

486 Special Topics in Human Development: Study Abroad V 1-6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 credits. Course Prerequisite: By department permission; sophomore standing.

486 (Effective through Spring 2024) Special Topics in Human Development: Study Abroad V 1-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 credits. Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing S, F grading.

487 Special Topics in Human Development V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Assessment and evaluation of families and children.

495 Instructional Practicum V 1-4 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 4 credits. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. Opportunity to assist with instruction; experience in further study of topic, organization of material, grading, management of resources. S, F grading.

496 Independent Internship Placement Preparation 1 Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; H D 497 with a C or better; H D majors or H D certificate students; junior standing. Independent course conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving internship coordinator; investigation of career goals, interviewing and professional presentation, internship competencies, and internship procurement. S, F grading.

497 Professional Preparation Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; admitted to a major or certificate in the Department of Human Development; junior standing. Human service career preparation through examining related careers, career self-assessment, professional presentation, professional ethics, professional competencies, and internship procurement.

498 Internship in Human Development V 1 (0-3) to 9 (0-27) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 credits. Course Prerequisite: By department permission only; H D 497 with a grade of C or higher; 2.60 GPA minimum in all other H D courses; department approved and documented internship; admitted to the major or a certificate in Human Development. Self-initiated, supervised work experience with appropriate private organizations, businesses, or government agencies; interaction with professionals in related fields.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By department permission. Independent study conducted under the jurisdiction of an approving faculty member; may include independent research studies in technical or specialized problems; selection and analysis of specified readings; development of a creative project; or field experiences. S, F grading.

505 Developing Effective Leadership: Tidal Leadership 2 Customized leadership course for acquiring essential skills beyond the discipline skills for professional and personal success; build a personal leadership platform.

514 Research Methods in Human Development II 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 513. Integration of formal decision making into the social science research process; procedures appropriate for experimental, quasi-experimental and field research. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

520 Adolescence 3 In-depth examination of theories and research, developmental issues and prevention and intervention programs for school-aged children and adolescents.

550 Seminar on Family Relationships 3 Survey of family studies topics and issues examined from a research point of view.

558 Parent-Child Relationships 3 The reciprocal interactions among family members will be examined; theoretical perspectives and empirical findings will be explored in terms of implications for education and practice.

560 Seminar in Child Development 3 Survey of literature on selected areas in child development; discussion of research and application related to current issues and trends.

561 Advanced Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 3 Opportunity to explore curriculum practices in early childhood education; discussion, evaluation and adaptation of curricula based on current research.

562 Administration and Leadership in Programs 3 Examining early childhood administrator role; analysis and application of research to administration, developing concrete skills necessary for successful administration.

570 Adult Development and Aging 3 In-depth examination of theories and research, developmental issues, and prevention/intervention approaches across adulthood to later life, including exploration of how early life experiences shape later life within the context of larger social and policy environments.

580 Families, Community and Public Policy 3 Analysis of family policy research; role of family policy research in public policy and knowledge building processes. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

586 Special Topics in Human Development V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 credits. Assessment and evaluation of families and children.

598 Professional Internship 3 Supervised individual experiences with related organizations, businesses, or government agencies; opportunities for interaction with professionals in related fields. S, F grading.

600 Special Projects or Independent Study V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent study, special projects, and/or internships. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor before enrolling in 600 credit, which cannot be used toward the core graded credits required for a graduate degree. S, F grading.

700 Master's Research, Thesis, and/or Examination V 1-18 May be repeated for credit. Independent research and advanced study for students working on their master's research, thesis and/or final examination. Students must have graduate degree-seeking status and should check with their major advisor/committee chair before enrolling for 700 credit. S, U grading.

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