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First Session, 2022

EDUC 181 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies (3)

ONLINE. Introduces students to theories and major research areas in human development and family studies while connecting this theory and research to careers in the helping professions. Students shadow a professional in a field of their choice.

EDUC 375 Identity and Sexuality (3)

MAYMESTER. This course will guide students in the examination of the vital role that sexuality, sexual identity, gender, race and class play in families, communities, and educational settings. These and other socio-cultural factors, which often intersect and are embedded in historic ways of constructing what it means to be “normal,” fundamentally shape how individuals understand themselves, their place in the world, as well as others around them.

EDUC 401 Child Development: Birth to Twelve (3)

MAYMESTER. ONLINE. This course examines the field of child development as it contributes to the teaching and learning of children in early childhood and elementary educational settings, ages prenatal to age 12.

EDUC 408 Research Methods in Human Development (3)

ONLINE. An introductory examination of human development and family research methods designed to provide an understanding of scientific inquiry, methodology, measurement, test construction, scaling, and statistical terms and techniques.

EDUC 689 Foundations of Special Education (3)

ONLINE. This course will provide an advanced introduction to key concepts, issues, and service delivery approaches pertaining to the educational needs of students with high incidence disabilities.

EDUC 695 Human Organizational Leadership and Development Capstone (9)

ONLINE. This course provides an integrative learning experience in which HOLD students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HOLD major, requiring senior students to demonstrate mastery of the skills learned in the HOLD major. Students are required to complete a Human Organizational Leadership and Development project that will be shared in both written format and an oral presentation. Restricted to Majors only.

EDUC 698 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies (6)

ONLINE. Course provides an integrative learning experience in which HDFS students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HDFS major. Majors in Human Development and Family Studies only. Course previously offered as EDUC 588.

EDUC 710 Introductory Statistical Methods (3)

Introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics applicable to the design and analysis of research in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Topics include descriptive statistics, hypothesis testing, statistical power, confidence intervals, ANOVA, and multiple regression. Students use statistical software (R) to conduct analyses, with examples drawn largely from education and human development.

Second Session, 2022

EDUC 130 Navigating the Research University (1)

This course will provide students with knowledge to succeed at a research university. Students will consider what it means to have a liberal arts education and will learn about motivation, resiliency, and self-advocacy. Students will reflect on their current work toward academic success and their path to graduation.

EDUC 181 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies (3)

ONLINE. Introduces students to theories and major research areas in human development and family studies while connecting this theory and research to careers in the helping professions. Students shadow a professional in a field of their choice.

EDUC 330 Science of Learning (3)

Students study several facets of learning in the modern world, and investigate what scholarship in cognitive psychology, educational psychology, and the learning sciences can do to help us maximize that learning.

EDUC 375 Identity and Sexuality (3)

ONLINE. This course will guide students in the examination of the vital role that sexuality, sexual identity, gender, race and class play in families, communities, and educational settings. These and other socio-cultural factors, which often intersect and are embedded in historic ways of constructing what it means to be “normal,” fundamentally shape how individuals understand themselves, their place in the world, as well as others around them.

EDUC 532 Human Development and Learning (3)

ONLINE. This course examines the field of human development as it contributes to the teaching and learning of all children and youth. The emphasis is on understanding the nature of development in family and educational contexts and the implications of research and theory on human development for teacher practice and human services and the creation of supportive learning environments for all children and youth.

EDUC 689 Foundations of Special Education (3)

ONLINE. This course will provide an advanced introduction to key concepts, issues, and service delivery approaches pertaining to the educational needs of students with high incidence disabilities.

EDUC 695 Human Organizational Leadership and Development Capstone (9)

ONLINE. This course provides an integrative learning experience in which HOLD students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HOLD major, requiring senior students to demonstrate mastery of the skills learned in the HOLD major. Students are required to complete a Human Organizational Leadership and Development project that will be shared in both written format and an oral presentation. Restricted to Majors only.

EDUC 698 Internship in Human Development and Family Studies (3)

ONLINE. Course provides an integrative learning experience in which HDFS students apply academic learning acquired in previous coursework to real-life situations encountered in the field. The internship serves as the capstone of the HDFS major. Majors in Human Development and Family Studies only. Course previously offered as EDUC 588.