Area V – Human Development and Family Studies
AREA V: PRE-PROFESSIONAL MAJOR AND ELECTIVE COURSES FOR HUMAN DEVELOPMENT AND FAMILY STUDIES MAJORS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY (19 Semester Hours)
The following guidelines and restrictions apply to the degree in Human Development and Family Studies.
- No more than 19 hours may transfer in Area V for this 120-degree hour program. A total of 19 hours were specified in Area V by the AGSC as required for this major. The remaining 19 hours should include additional Auburn requirements in the major and the balance may be taken as elective course work.
- It is highly recommend that students take:
- PHL 106 or PHIL 206 or IDS 102 in area II
- At least one of these classes in area IV: ANT 220 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
- At least one of these classes in area IV: HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122
- Courses recommended in Areas I – IV but not taken should be completed under Area V:
- Students should take PHL 106 or PHL 206 or IDS 102, if not already taken in area II.
- Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV: ANT 220 or HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122 or PSY 200 or SOC 200
- Students should take at least one course from the following list if not already taken in area IV: HIS 101 or HIS 102 or HIS 121 or HIS 122
- Remaining hours may be selected from this list:
- SOC 200, PSY 200, ANT 220 not already taken in Area IV
- PSY 210
- BUS 271
- SPH 106 or SPH 107
- Electives, if any, should be selected from the disciplines covered in Areas I – IV, being cognizant of restrictions specified in this document.
- Restrictions on elective transfer hours:
- Developmental, remedial, or technical courses will not transfer
- A maximum of one computer course may transfer: CIS 146 is strongly recommended.
- A maximum of four semester hours in physical education may transfer.
- No transfer credit will be awarded for math courses below the state-approved core level of MATH 110 or MATH 112.
- Only courses taught at the freshman and sophomore level at Auburn University may be elected. Courses approved in Area V in other majors may be consulted. Students may petition Auburn University to pre-approve courses selected under Area V that are not mentioned for this major under Area V (contact email@example.com (if last name is A-J) and firstname.lastname@example.org (if last name is K-Z).
Other requirements: Fingerprint/criminal background checks are required of all HDFS majors who work with children in internships, practica, research or as part of course requirements.
ll HDFS students at the sophomore level or higher will be assessed $14.50 per year for professional liability insurance.
Please print this document and attach it to the Human Development and Family Studies Articulation Guide. Together, this document and the STARS articulation guide comprise the articulation agreement for a major in Human Development and Family Studies at Auburn.
Last modified: July 24, 2017