THE UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT

College of Education and Social Services
Human Development and Family Studies Minor

Minimum of 18 credit hours required. At least nine hours must be at the 100-level or above.

A. Complete the following introductory level courses
HDFS 005 Human Development (Fall only) 3 cr. hrs.
HDFS 060 Family Context of Development (Spring only) 3 cr. hrs.
HDFS 065 Human Relationships and Sexuality 3 cr. hrs.
B. Select ANY TWO of the following intermediate level courses 1
6 cr. hrs.
HDFS 101 The Helping Relationship (Spring only)
HDFS 141 D1-Interrogating White Identity (Fall only)
HDFS 161 Social Context of Human Development (Fall only)
HDFS 167 D2-Introduction to Sexual and Gender Identities 2 (Spring only)
HDFS 189 Theories of Human Development (Spring only)
C. Select ONE Additional HDFS course at the 100 or 200 level
3 cr. hrs.
HDFS 100-Level Course (from Section B.)  
HDFS 200-Level Course/Seminar (Select from the approved list of 200-level courses as identified by the HDFS program coordinator.
Note: HDFS 200, 265, 291, 296 and select 295 course offerings are NOT approved to meet this requirement.)
 
18 cr. hrs.

1If you intend to take a 200-level HDFS advanced seminar/course for your Additional Course, you must choose HDFS 161 and 189 as your two intermediate level courses as BOTH of these are pre-requisites for ALL 200-level courses.

2HDFS 161 is a prerequisite for this course, and HDFS 189 is a co-requisite; exceptions may be made for minors with instructor permission.

For more specific guidance, please contact the HDFS Program Coordinator, Professor Jackie Weinstock, at jacqueline.weinstock@uvm.edu (e-mail is best) or (802-656-2058).

Revised June 1, 2013