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Graduate Catalog | 2005-2007
College of Natural Sciences

Human Development and Family Sciences

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Graduate Courses

The faculty has approval to offer the following courses in the academic years 2005-2006 and 2006-2007; however, not all courses are taught each semester or summer session. Students should consult the Course Schedule to determine which courses and topics will be offered during a particular semester or summer session. The Course Schedule may also reflect changes made to the course inventory after this catalog was published.

Unless otherwise stated below, each course meets for three lecture hours a week for one semester.

HDF | Human Development and Family Sciences

480K. Research Methods. Three lecture hours and one laboratory hour a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Child Development 480K and Human Development and Family Sciences 480K may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor; and three semester hours of coursework in statistics.

Topic 1: Research Methods in Human Development and Family Sciences. Human Development and Family Sciences 480K (Topic 1) and 381K may not both be counted.

Topic 2: Analysis of Structure and Change in Dyadic Relationships.

381K. Fundamental Research Methods. Social science research methods central to human development and family sciences. Human Development and Family Sciences 480K (Topic 1: Research Methods in Human Development and Family Sciences) and 381K may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

192, 292, 392, 692. Research Problems. Directed research in various topics in the area of human development and family sciences. One, two, three, or six lecture hours a week for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Child Development 392, 692, Human Development and Family Sciences 192, 292, 392, 692. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Child Development.

Topic 2: Family Relationships.

Topic 3: Marital Relationships.

Topic 4: Peer Relationships.

Topic 5: Parent-Child Relationships.

Topic 6: The Family and Public Policy.

Topic 7: The Family and the Mass Media.

194, 394. Graduate Seminar. Seminars in various topics in the area of human development and family sciences. One or three lecture hours a week for one semester. Human Development and Family Sciences 194 is offered on the credit/no credit basis only. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Only one of the following may be counted unless the topics vary: Child Development 194, 394, Human Development and Family Sciences 194, 394. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Parent-Child Interaction.

Topic 2: Family-Peer Relationships.

Topic 3: Marital Relationships.

Topic 4: Sex Roles in Family Relationships.

Topic 5: Minority Groups and Family Relationships.

Topic 6: Intergenerational Parenting.

Topic 7: Divorce.

Topic 8: Family Systems Theory.

Topic 9: Children and Poverty.

Topic 10: Adult Development.

Topic 11: Issues in Early Childhood Development.

Topic 12: Attachment and Development through the Life Span.

Topic 13: Cognition in Close Relationships.

Topic 14: Adoptive Family Relationships.

Topic 15: Children and the Mass Media.

Topic 16: Development of Close Relationships.

395. Recent Advances in Human Development and Family Relationships. Research and theory focused on the interplay between individual development, family relationships, and institutions and relationships outside the family. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Child Development 395 and Human Development and Family Sciences 395 may not both be counted unless the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

Topic 1: Family Development and Interaction.

Topic 2: Theories of Family Relationships.

Topic 3: Theories of Human Development.

496K. Theory and Research in Human Development and Family Sciences I. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

496L. Theory and Research in Human Development and Family Sciences II. Four lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in human development and family sciences, or graduate standing and consent of instructor.

397P. Practicum in Human Development and Family Sciences. Practicum hours to be arranged. Child Development 397P and Human Development and Family Sciences 397P may not both be counted. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of the graduate adviser.

698. Thesis. The equivalent of three lecture hours a week for two semesters. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: For 698A, graduate standing in human development and family sciences and consent of the graduate adviser; for 698B, Human Development and Family Sciences 698A (or Child Development 698A).

398T. Supervised Teaching in Human Development and Family Sciences. Teaching under close supervision, group meetings, individual conferences, and reports. Conference course. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and appointment as a teaching assistant.

399R, 699R, 999R. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy for the doctoral degree.

399W, 699W, 999W. Dissertation. Offered on the credit/no credit basis only. Prerequisite: Human Development and Family Sciences 399R, 699R, or 999R (or Child Development 399R, 699R, or 999R).

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