Psychology BS/Human Development and Family Science MS

Sample Program of Study

  • Year 1 - Fall

    ENGL 1101, 3 MATH 1101, 3 Humanities & Arts, 3 World Languages & Culture, 3 BIOL 1103-1103L, 4 FYOS 1001, 1
  • Year 1 - Spring

    ENGL 1102, 3 PSYC 1101, 3 POLS 1101, 3 STAT 2000, 4 HIST 2111 or HIST 2112, 3
  • Year 1 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 2 - Fall

    BIOL 1104-1104L, 4 HDFS General Elective (2100)*, 3 PSYC 3980, 3 World Languages & Culture, 3 MATH 1060, 3
  • Year 2 - Spring

    PSYC 3990, 4 Physical Science w/ lab, 4 PSYC Group A , 3 World Languages & Culture, 3 PEDB, 1
  • Year 2 - Summer

    HDFS 2200* or HDFS 2950/L* General Elective, 3†
  • Year 3 - Fall

    Physical Science, 3 PSYC Group B, 3 PSYC Group A or B, 3 CSCI/MATH (see Franklin requirements), 3-4 HDFS 2200* or HDFS 2950/L* General Elective, 3†
  • Year 3 - Spring

    PSYC Advanced Lab Seminar, 3 PSYC Major Elective, 3 Literature Requirement, 3 HDFS 6000-7000** General Elective (see notes), 3 HDFS 6000-7000** General Elective (see notes), 3
  • Year 3 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 4 - Fall

    General Elective, 3 General Elective, 3 General Elective, 3 HDFS 6000-7000** General Elective (see notes), 3
  • Year 4 - Spring

    Multicultural Requirement, 3 General Elective, 3 General Elective, 3 HDFS 6000-7000** General Elective (see notes), 3
  • Year 4 - Summer

    N/A
  • Year 5 - Fall

    HDFS 6100, 3 HDFS 6800, 3 HDFS 7170, 3 Graduate Elective***, 3
  • Year 5 - Spring

    HDFS 6640, 3 HDFS 7300, 3 Graduate Elective***, 3 Graduate Elective***, 3

Notes:

* Prerequisites for many HDFS courses. HDFS 2100 or HDFS 2100H or HDFS 2100E Development within the Family HDFS 2200 or HDFS 2200H Lifespan Development HDFS 2950-2950L or HDFS 2950E Child Development ** Graduate-level courses (6000-7000 level) that will satisfy both graduate and undergraduate degree program requirements, as well as General Electives. Please see the list of recommendations. *** Graduate electives. Please see the list of recommendations based on interest. † HDFS General Elective depends on what course is taken in summer of year 2. Additional General Elective Recommendations: PSYC 3230 Abnormal Psychology (Major Elective) OR PSYC 4240 Psychopathology (Group A; Major Elective); Only one of these courses will count towards major electives. PSYC 3810 Psychology of Health (Major Elective) PSYC 4150 Biological Foundations of Health Psychology (Group A) HDFS 2300 The Science of Studying Human Development and Families HDFS 3700 or HDFS 3700S or HDFS 3700E Adolescence & Young Adult Survey HDFS 3710 Midlife & Elder Years HDFS 3920 Issues in Family Systems HDFS 3930 or HDFS 3930E It’s Complicated: 21st-Century Intimate Relationships HDFS 4330 Diversity in the Family System HDFS 5100 or HDFS 5100W Family Intervention Students will need to meet with Franklin Advisors to determine how to meet Experiential and Cultural Diversity Requirements through General Elective coursework.