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Human Development and Family Studies offers courses on a wide variety of topics and disciplines, including early childhood development and education, adulthood and aging, family relations, diversity, and methodology.  A full list of course overviews can be found on the University Bulletin.

In addition to the major requirements, students must take 12 to 18 credits of supporting courses to complete the major.  These may be HDFS courses or students  may select from a list of approved supporting courses in other departments.  Supporting courses are an opportunity to specialize your degree and should be chosen carefully to strengthen your future educational and career goals.