Human Development and Family Studies - B.S. Program Requirements

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity and writing-intensive requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
WIC GERO 44030 Adult Development and Aging* 3
HDFS 14027 Introduction to Human Development and Family Studies 2
HDFS 24011 Interpersonal Relationships and Families 3
24012 Child Development 3
25512 Management of Family Resources 3
34031 Cultural Diversity: Implications for the Helping Professions 3
44018 Professional Development in Human Development and Family Studies 3
44020 Adolescent Development 3
44023 Building Family Strengths 3
44028 Parent/Child Relationships 3
44029 Family Policy 3
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (37 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology
3
KSS
DD
SOC 12050 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 32210 Researching Society 3
32220 Data Analysis 3
32221 Data Analysis Laboratory 1
Kent Core Additional (must be from two categories 6
Kent Core Composition 6-8
Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts (minimum one course from each)
9
Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning 3-5
IV. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (51 credits) 
Case Management for Individuals and Families (51)
Child and Youth Development (51)

Family Life Education (51)
Gerontology (51)
Nursing Administration (51)
Human Technology Services for associate degree graduates (51)
MINIMUM TOTAL 
121
*A minimum C (2.0) grade must be earned to fulfill the writing-intensive requirement.

Case Management for Individuals and Families Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (29 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
HDFS 44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management 3

44036 General Case Management Methods 3

44192 Internship in HDFS: Case Management I 3-6

44292 Internship in HDFS: Case Management II 3-6

HED 32530 Drug Use and Misuse 3

34060 Small Group Process 2

HST 21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship for Human Services Technologist 3
Choose from the following: 3
PSYC 40111 Abnormal Psychology (3)  
SOC 32762 Deviant Behavior (3)  
DD
SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities (3)  
Choose from the following major electives: 6
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)

41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)

44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults (3)

HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence (3)

41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)

41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)  
44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan (3)  
44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (22 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
General Electives (number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours)
16
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

Child and Youth Development Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (32 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence
3
44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan
3
44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management 3

44037 Positive Youth Development
3

44038 Professional Child and Youth Work Practice
3

44092 Practicum in Human Development and Family Studies
3-6

HED 34060 Small Group Process 2

RPTM 36075 Program Design and Evaluation
3

Choose from the following: 3
HED 32530 Drug Use and Misuse (3)

32544 Human Sexuality (3)  
JUS 34311 Youth and Law and the Justice System (3)

DD
SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities (3)

Choose from the following major electives: 6
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)

41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)

44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults (3)

HDFS 41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)

41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)
44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44036 General Case Management Methods (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
HST 21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship for Human Services Technologist (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (19 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
General Electives (number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours)
13
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

Family Life Education Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (26 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
HDFS 44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan
3
44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women
3
44030 Family Life Education Methodology
3

44092 Practicum in Human Development and Family Studies
3-6

HED 32544 Human Sexuality 3
Choose from the following: 5-6
CACM 11001 Introduction to Conflict Management (3)  
38080 Mediation: Theory and Training (3)  
ENG 20002 Introduction to Technical Writing (3)  
HED 32530 Drug Use and Misuse (3)  
34060 Small Group Processes (2)  

42041 Health Counseling (3)  
DD
SPED 23000 Introduction to Exceptionalities (3)  
Choose from the following major electives: 6
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)

41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)

44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults (3)

HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence (3)

41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)

41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management (3)  
44036 General Case Management Methods (3)  
44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
HST 21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship for Human Services Technologist (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (25 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits

COMM 20001 Interpersonal Communication 3

Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
General Electives (number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours) 16
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

Human Services Technology (for associate degree graduates)

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (29 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits

HED 11590 Community Health 3

HST 11001 Group Process
2

21000 Dynamics of the Helping Relationship
3
21001 Assessment of Client Needs
3
21002 Client Advocacy and Case Management
3
21092 Human Services Technology Internship I 3

21192 Human Services Technology Internship II
3

PSYC

SOC
40111

32762
Abnormal Psychology (3)
or
Deviant Behavior (3)
3

Choose from the following major electives 6
DD
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)

41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)

44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults (3)

HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence (3)

41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)

41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)  
44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan (3)  

44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management (3)

44036 General Case Management Methods (3)

44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (22 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include on laboratory) 6-7
General Electives (number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours)
16
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

Gerontology Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (30 credits)Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits

BSCI 40020 Biology of Aging 3
GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology 3
30656 Psychology of Aging
3
44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults
3
44092 Practicum in Gerontology
3-6
SOC
42879 Aging in Society 3
Choose from the following concentration electives:
6

ARCH 45640 Developing Environments for Older Adults (3)

HED 42041 Health Counseling (3)

IHS 44010 Research Design and Statistical Methods in the Health Profession (3)

JMC 28001 Principles of Public Relations (3)

PHIL 40005 Health Care Ethics (3)

RPTM 36010 Recreation, Leisure and Aging (3)

SOC 42011 Death and Dying (3)

42563 Sociology of Health and Health Care (3)  
SPA 44130 Communication Disorders of Aging (2)  
Choose from the following major electives: 6
GERO 41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)

HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence (3)

41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)

41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)  
44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan (3)  
44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management (3)  
44036 General Case Management Methods (3)  
44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
HST 21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship for Human Services Technologist (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (21 credits)  
Type Course Title Credits
KBS BSCI 20020 Biological Structure and Function 5
Kent Core Basic Sciences 1
General Electives (number of credits required depends on meeting minimum 121 credit hours and minimum 39 upper-division credit hours)
15
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

Nursing Home Administration Concentration

For semester-by-semester course sequencing for this program, view the 2011-2012 Roadmap.

I. CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (45 credits) Courses count in major GPA
Type Course Title Credits
ACCT 23020 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3
23021 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3
ARCH 45640 Developing Environments for Older Adults 3
GERO 43092 Practicum in Nursing Home Administration I 6
43192 Practicum in Nursing Home Administration II 6
44032 Long Term Care Administration 3
MIS 24163 Principles of Management 3
34180 Human Resource Management 3
PHIL 40005 Health Care Ethics 3
Choose from the following: 6

BSCI 40020 Biology of Aging (3)  
JMC 28001 Principles of Public Relations (3)  
MKTG 25010 Principles of Marketing (3)  
RPTM 36010 Recreation, Leisure and Aging (3)  
SOC 42010 Death and Dying (3)  
SPA 44130 Communication Disorders in the Aging (2)  
Choose from the following major electives: 6
DD GERO 14029 Introduction to Gerontology (3)  
41095 Special Topics in Gerontology (1-4)  
44031 Social Policy and Community Resources for Older Adults (3)  
HDFS 24013 Early Adolescence (3)  
41095 Special Topics in Human Development and Family Studies (1-4)  
41096 Individual Investigation (1-3)  
44019 Intergenerational Experience (3)  
44021 Family Intervention across the Lifespan (3)  
44022 Changing Roles of Men and Women (3)  
44032 Nonprofit Fundraising and Grant Writing (3)  
44033 Nonprofit Management I (3)  
44034 Nonprofit Management II (3)  
44035 Assessment and Strategies in Case Management (3)  
44036 General Case Management Methods (3)  
44037 Positive Youth Development (3)  
44039 Bereavement, Trauma and Other Losses (3)  
HED 14020 Medical Terminology (3)  
HST 21000 Dynamics of Helping Relationship for Human Services Technologist (3)  
KBS NUTR 23511 Science of Human Nutrition (3)  
II. ADDITIONAL CONCENTRATION REQUIREMENTS (6 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
Kent Core Basic Sciences (must include one laboratory) 6-7
MINIMUM SUBTOTAL 
51

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