University of Vermont

UVM Course Directory

Term: Fall 2019

Subject: Human Development & Fam Stdies

HDFS 001 - Int Hum Dev&Fam Std for Majors

Seminar designed to introduce incoming majors to college expectations and skills, and to concepts and practices of Human Development & Family Studies and to critically think about these concepts and practices. Prerequisite: Human Development & Family Studies major. Pre/Co-requisite: HDFS 005.

HDFS 005 - Human Development

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

HDFS 020 - Aging:Change & Adaptation

Individual and social meanings of aging and old age; physical, physiological, psychological, and sociological changes accompanying aging; individual, family, community, and societal adaptations to aging. Cross-listed with: SOC 020.

HDFS 055 - Special Topics

See Schedule of Courses for specific titles.

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 141 - D1:Interrogatng White Identity

Introductory examination of white identity development and white identity development models from an ecological perspective. Prerequisites: HDFS 005 or HDFS 060; Sophomore standing.

HDFS 161 - Social Context of Development

Developmental ecological approach to analysis of social institutions as influences on human development. Focus on education, community, health care, and social services. Prerequisites: HDFS 060; Sophomore standing.

HDFS 260 - Family Ecosystem

Family viewed in and as an environment for human development. The family ecological approach applied to practical family concerns. Prerequisites: HDFS 005, HDFS 060, HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Junior standing.

HDFS 290 - Internship

On-site supervised work experience combined with a structured academic learning plan directed by a faculty member or a faculty-staff team in which a faculty member is the instructor of record, for which academic credit is awarded. Offered at department discretion. Prerequisites: HDFS 161, HDFS 189; Senior standing; Instructor permission.

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 297 - Undergraduate Research

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.