Human Development (HD)Human Ecology

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HD 1150

Introduces students to the basic concepts, theories, and research in human development as they explain prenatal development and development in infancy and childhood, including physical, cognitive, and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13797HD 1150  LEC 001

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HD 1160

Provides an opportunity to discuss material in more depth in a small group. Students learn to read and critique empirical research articles and discuss the application and policy implications of course ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14217HD 1160  DIS 201

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  • You cannot preregister for HD 1160; you can sign up when you come to the first class of HD 1150 in the fall.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14218HD 1160  DIS 202

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  • You cannot preregister for HD 1160; you can sign up when you come to the first class of HD 1150 in the fall.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14219HD 1160  DIS 203

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  • You cannot preregister for HD 1160; you can sign up when you come to the first class of HD 1150 in the fall.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14220HD 1160  DIS 206

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    • Sternberg, R

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  • You cannot preregister for HD 1160; you can sign up when you come to the first class of HD 1150 in the fall.

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14553HD 1160  DIS 207

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14554HD 1160  DIS 208

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14216HD 1160  DIS 200

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  • You cannot preregister for HD 1160; you can sign up when you come to the first class of HD 1150 in the fall.

HD 2200

This course will review the neural bases of behavior, with an emphasis on human cognitive function and dysfunction. Initial lectures will consist of a general introduction to neuroanatomy, cortical organization ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14759HD 2200  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: HD 1150 or PSYCH 1101 required; BIONB 2220 or PSCH 2230 recommended.

HD 2580

Intended for entering students and is organized around books rather than topics. The goal is to provide entering students with a foundational course in the integrative social sciences. It will be co-taught ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COMM 2580ILRLR 2580SOC 2580

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 13655HD 2580  LEC 001

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  • 13656HD 2580  DIS 201

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  • 13657HD 2580  DIS 202

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  • 13658HD 2580  DIS 203

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  • 13659HD 2580  DIS 204

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  • 13660HD 2580  DIS 205

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HD 2820

Provides students with information and perspectives essential to volunteer fieldwork with human and social service programs in the community. Readings are drawn from the field of community psychology and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 2820

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 16816HD 2820  LEC 001

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HD 2830

This course will introduce students to the basics of research design and will review several methodologies in the study of human development. The focus of the course will be on descriptive and experimental ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14542HD 2830  LEC 001

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  • Enrollment limited to: Human Development majors.

HD 3110

Educational psychology is the application of psychological concepts to educational settings. This course examines the dynamic interaction between people as teachers and learners, schools as social and ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: COMM 3110EDUC 3110

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14706HD 3110  LEC 001

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  • 14725HD 3110  DIS 201

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  • 14729HD 3110  DIS 202

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  • 14730HD 3110  DIS 203

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  • 14731HD 3110  DIS 204

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  • 14732HD 3110  DIS 205

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  • 14733HD 3110  DIS 206

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  • 14796HD 3110  DIS 207

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  • 14797HD 3110  DIS 208

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HD 3250

This course will focus on the complex interactions between neurochemicals and their receptors (pharmacodynamics) that drive human behavior. It will provide an overview of the principles of neurotransmission ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16788HD 3250  LEC 001

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HD 3270

Composed of three components that form an intensive undergraduate field practicum. First, students spend three to six hours a week at local mental health agencies, schools, or nursing facilities working ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3270

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16819HD 3270  LEC 001

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HD 3300

Why do some children grow up well-adjusted and others do not? This course applies a developmental framework to understanding psychological disorders. We will consider the common disorders of childhood ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PSYCH 3310

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16791HD 3300  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: HD 1150 or PSYCH 1101. Once the class is full students should place themselves on the waitlist.

HD 3440

Examines behavior and development from conception through the first two years of life in traditional areas (e.g., perception, cognition, socioemotional theory, language, motor function). Strongly emphasizes ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14755HD 3440  LEC 001

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HD 3510

The purpose of this course is to examine (a) how individuals construct and maintain their sense of themselves racially and ethnically, and (b) personal- and societal-level consequences of such identities.  ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14547HD 3510  LEC 001

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  • Required prerequisites: HD 1150 OR HD 1170. Recommended Prerequisites: PSYCH 1101.

HD 4230

Laboratory-based research that exposes students to the research process in the area of children's testimonial competence.  Students attend a weekly lab meeting for 1.5 hours per week, read pertinent papers, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18324HD 4230  LAB 401

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HD 4250

Introductory laboratory-based course focusing on basic foundations in translational research on decision making across the lifespan. The course introduces students to hands-on applications of research ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14776HD 4250  LAB 401

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  • Prerequisites: HD 1150 or 1170 or Psych 1101; also HD 2830 and HD/PSYCH 4750 and HD/PSYCH 4760.

HD 4280

This laboratory-based class focuses on age differences in personality traits, emotional experiences, and social relations, and their effect on health-related behaviors and outcomes. It allows students ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16774HD 4280  LAB 401

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HD 4520

This course takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the central role of culture in human development. It draws on diverse theoretical perspectives, including psychology, anthropology, education, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: COGST 4520

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16789HD 4520  SEM 101

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HD 4570

Be able to contrast multiple theoretical perspectives on a research issue. view course details

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  •   Combined with: SOC 4570

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16796HD 4570  SEM 101

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HD 4580

This is a small capstone seminar for select seniors (and the occasional junior) who are interested in graduate study in scientific disciplines that focus on human behavior and social interaction. The course ... view course details

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  • 14495HD 4580  SEM 101

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  • Enrollment limited to: seniors who major in Sociology, Psychology, Human Development, Communications, ILRLR, and Economics. Capstone seminar for seniors who are interested in graduate study in scientific disciplines that focus on human behavior. Course is designed to mirror the introductory course SOC/HD/COM/ILRLR 1840 Six Pretty Good Books. Seniors are expected to attend both the weekly seminar on Wednesday afternoons (4:30-6:00) and the Wednesday evening lecture (7:30-9:30).

HD 4590

Seminar-style course on major normative and non-normative transitions that people encounter from late adolescence to advanced old age. Emphasizes psychological, social, and contextual factors that influence ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14518HD 4590  SEM 101

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HD 4640

Covers topics selected by students regarding theoretical, research, and applied issues on adolescent sexuality. In the second half of the course, students lead a class that focuses on a research topic ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 14650HD 4640  LEC 001

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HD 4660

Seminar oriented to students planning to enter either a Ph.D. program in biological aspects of psychology or an M.D. program. It relies on basic research literature that requires detailed studying. The ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 6660

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 14440HD 4660  SEM 101

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HD 4690

This laboratory-based course investigates adult attachment phenomena at multiple levels of analysis - affective, behavioral, cognitive, physiological - with special emphasis on pair bond formation. Students ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 14754HD 4690  LAB 401

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  • Prerequisite: HD 3620.

HD 4750

This course is developed as an introduction to graduate statistics for social sciences. It will review descriptive statistics and probability theory. It will cover exploratory data analysis, basic inferential ... view course details

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  • 14648HD 4750  LEC 001

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HD 4980

In this weekly seminar, students are guided through the process of completing an honors thesis in human development. The course focuses on developing students' writing abilities, reviewing statistics and ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 14329HD 4980  SEM 101

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HD 6200

Designed as an orientation to the department and the university. Activities include attendance at research presentations, visits to departmental research laboratories, relevant informational sessions (e.g., ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 16781HD 6200  SEM 101

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HD 6330

This seminar reviews and critiques current theoretical and experimental studies of first language acquisition, with a concentration on insights gained by cross-linguistic  study of this area. Attention ... view course details

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  • 16963HD 6330  SEM 101

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HD 6520

Introduces Ph.D. students to multidisciplinary research, proposal development, and journal article development in the area of aging and health. The course is organized as a work-inprogress seminar, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16787HD 6520  SEM 101

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HD 6660

This course focuses on the general role played by the biogenic amines (dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin), neuropeptides (corticotrophin releasing hormone, opiates, oxytocin, vasopressin), genetic ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 4660

  • 4 Credits Grade(GRV)

  • 14492HD 6660  LEC 001

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  • Prerequisites: HD 2220 and 3660, NBB 2210, or PSYCH 2230.

HD 6750

This course is developed as an introduction to graduate statistics for social sciences. It will review descriptive statistics and probability theory. It will cover exploratory data analysis, basic inferential ... view course details

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  • 14649HD 6750  LEC 001

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