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Human Development Specialization

The specialization in human development provides teachers, child care personnel, school administrators, and others interested in developmental issues the opportunity for advanced study in human development.

Specialization in Human Development, 12 credit hours
These requirements cannot include courses taken in the educational psychology core. This specialization is offered almost completely online.

Core Human Development (9 credit hours)

  • EDPS 603 Psychology of Human Development (3)
  • EDPS 627 Child Development (3)
  • EDPS 628 Adolescent Development (3)
  • EDPS 629 Adult Development and Aging (3)

Special Interest in the Field (choose 3 credit hours)

  • EDPS 530 Mental Health (3)
  • EDPS 652 Introduction to Neuropsychology (3)
  • EDPS 720 Developmental Research (3) 
  • EDPS 750 Developmental Psychopathology (3) 
  • EDPS 776 Professional Issues (3)
  • EDEL 630 Parent and Community Relations (3)
  • PEP 612 Motor Development (3)
  • PSYSC 524 Psychology of Women (3)
  • PSYSC 613 Development Psychology (3) 
  • PSYS 616 Perception and Cognition (3)
  • SPAA 570 Language Development (3)
  • SPCE 600 Education of Exceptional Children (3)