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Courses with the H_D Subject

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Human Development (H_D)

Fall 2020 Spring 2021 


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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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

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

235 Introduction to Early Childhood Programs 1 Course Prerequisite: H D 201 or 340. 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 hours. S, F grading.

300 Child Maltreatment 3 Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing Overview of causes, identification, reporting, and treatment of children who are abused and/or neglected. Recommended preparation H D 204. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

334 [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; sophomore standing. Theories of child guidance; understanding of child behavior; strategies and techniques for effective group and individual guidance of young children. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

342 Curriculum for Early Childhood Programs 4 (3-3) Course Prerequisite: H D 235; H D 341; sophomore standing; by permission only. Planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum for use in programs serving young children. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall.

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.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Spring.

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: TCH LRN 415; junior standing; by permission only. Supervised teaching in public schools, including seminars reflecting on effective teaching. Typically offered Fall and Spring. 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. Typically offered Fall.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

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

445 Early Childhood Professional Preparation Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 341; junior standing; by permission only. 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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

446 Practicum in Early Childhood Programs 6 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 12 hours. Course Prerequisite: H D 342; junior standing; by permission only. 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. Typically offered Spring.

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 Planning and Evaluation in Human Development 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Design, implementation and evaluation of community/school programs; needs assessment; appropriate curriculum resource identification; outcomes development; includes individual and program evaluation. Typically offered Fall.

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. Typically offered Spring.

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. Typically offered Fall.

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

486 Special Topics in Human Development: Study Abroad V 1-15 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 15 hours. Course Prerequisite: Sophomore standing S, F grading.

487 Special Topics in Human Development V 1-3 May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 6 hours. Course Prerequisite: Junior standing. Assessment and evaluation of families and children. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

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

496 Field Placement Preparation 1 Course Prerequisite: H D majors or H D certificate students; junior standing; by permission only. Investigation of career goals, interviewing and professional presentation, resume preparation, internship competencies, and field placement procurement. Typically offered Fall and Spring. S, F grading.

497 Professional Preparation Seminar 3 Course Prerequisite: Junior standing; by permission only. Human service career preparation through examining related careers, career self-assessment, professional presentation, professional ethics, professional competencies, and field placement procurement. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

498 Field Placement V 1 (0-3) to 9 (0-27) May be repeated for credit; cumulative maximum 9 hours. Course Prerequisite: H D 385 and 496, or H D 497; by permission only. Self-initiated, supervised work experience with appropriate private organizations, businesses, or government agencies; interaction with professionals in related fields. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer.

499 Special Problems V 1-4 May be repeated for credit. Course Prerequisite: By permission only. 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. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. 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. Typically offered Fall and Spring.

511 Theory and Substance of Human Development I 3 Human development theories; application to life span development, cultural variations, resources, problem solving, interaction of families and individuals with other systems.

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. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

550 Seminar on Family Relationships 3 Survey of family studies topics and issues examined from a research point of view. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring.

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. Typically offered Even Years - Fall.

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. Typically offered Even Years - Spring.

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.

580 Families, Community and Public Policy 3 Course Prerequisite: H D 560. Analysis of family policy research; role of family policy research in public policy and knowledge building processes. Typically offered Odd Years - Spring. Cooperative: Open to UI degree-seeking students.

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

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. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. 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. Typically offered Fall, Spring, and Summer. S, U grading.

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