Human Development

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Explore the developmental process in humans by studying emotional, social, and cognitive aspects throughout the life cycle.

Human development explores the developmental process in humans throughout the life cycle. Biological, cognitive, and personality/sociocultural aspects of development are studied.

The program

Human development majors complete a group of preparatory courses in anthropology, general biology, genetics, history, philosophy, physiology, psychology, and statistics. Upper division students can design their programs in consultation with a faculty member to emphasize a particular interest. For instance, students can study the cognitive, social, and biological aspects of human development while emphasizing child or adult development

Career options

  • Child Care Worker
  • Child, Family and School Social Worker
  • Community Organizer
  • Counselor/Psychologist
  • Dentist
  • Doctor
  • Educator/Teacher
  • Human Relations Specialist
  • Human Service Assistant/Service Coordinator
  • Human Service Program Manager
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Nurse
  • Physical Therapist/Occupational Therapist/Speech Therapist
  • Preschool Teacher
  • Recreational Director
  • Recruiter

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