University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Spring 2018

Subject: Human Development & Fam Stdies

HDFS 005 - Human Development

A comprehensive survey of life span individual and family development within social and historical context.

HDFS 055 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

HDFS 060 - Family Context of Development

Developmental ecological approach to analysis of the family as a system in which individuals develop.

HDFS 065 - Human Relationships&Sexuality

Sexual responsibility and the biological, social, psychological growth, and development of human beings in terms of sex role identity.

HDFS 101 - The Helping Relationship

Prepares students for the Human Services Profession through the study and practice of professional standards and select helping skills central to effective helping relationships. Prerequisites: HDFS 005 or HDFS 060; Sophomore standing. Cross-listed with: EDCO 101.

HDFS 189 - Theories of Human Development

Introduction to the most influential theories of human development where students study, compare, and evaluate select theories and apply them to issues of practical importance. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060; Sophomore standing.

HDFS 200 - Contemporary Issues

Prerequisite: Minimum Junior standing.

HDFS 292 - Independent Study

A course which is tailored to fit the interests of a specific student, which occurs outside the traditional classroom/laboratory setting under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.

HDFS 295 - Special Topics

Lectures, laboratories, readings, or projects relating to contemporary areas of study. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing. Enrollment may be more than once, accumulation up to twelve hours.

HDFS 296 - Field Experience

Professionally-oriented field experience under joint supervision by faculty and community representative, credit arranged up to 15 hours. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 101, HDFS 141, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Senior standing; Department permission.

HDFS 297 - Undergraduate Resarch

Undergraduate student work on individual or small team research projects under the supervision of a faculty member, for which credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion.