Human Development and Family Science (Minor)
The Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) Minor focuses on developmental change and processes in infants, children, adolescents and adults. You study psychological growth, cognitive development and complexity, emotional factors, and physical changes across the lifespan and within the context of families.
Through this minor, you gain subject matter expertise in developmental processes ranging from infancy through adulthood and in a familial context. In addition, you obtain practice in how to apply theoretical information to dynamic fields. The focus of instruction in the minor is on practical and applied content.