Jun 14, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Human Learning and Development, B.I.S.


Return to: 4100 College of Education and Human Development Dean’s Office  

The Human Learning and Development concentration is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Education and Human Development. Courses are taught by faculty from the Departments of Counseling and Psychological Services; Educational Policy Studies; Learning Sciences; and Middle and Secondary Education.

This concentration provides students an opportunity to acquire a career-oriented range of skills and knowledge of this important field by choosing from the coursework in behavior and learning disabilities; counseling; deaf studies; educational psychology; family and community advocacy; learning technologies; research methods and problem solving, and urban education.

Students should contact an advisor in the University Advisement Center or the College of Education and Human Development Office of Academic Assistance to declare the major. Students should declare their major by the time they have earned 42 credit hours to avoid a delay in graduation.

Degree Requirements


Areas A-E: Core Curriculum (42-43 Hours)


(see University Core Curriculum Requirements  in the undergraduate catalog)

Area F. Preparation for the Major (18 Hours)


Area G - Concentration: Human Learning and Development (42 Hours)


Students must complete all courses in Area G with a grade of “C-” or higher unless otherwise noted for specific courses.

Choose two of the disciplines below (30 Hours)


Behavioral and Learning Disabilities (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Counseling (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Deaf Studies (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Educational Psychology (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Choose Five Courses (15 Hours)

Family and Community Advocacy (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.

Literacy Advocacy

Choose One Course (3 Hours): 

Learning Technology (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Research Methods and Problem Solving (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program Coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.
Urban Education (15 Hours)

Note: Other courses may be substituted with approval of the HLD program coordinator and the discipline representative from the department.

EDRD 3600, TSLE 4260, and TSLE 4440 are also listed for the Family and Community Advocacy Discipline. These courses can only be used for one discipline either Family and Community Advocacy or Urban Education.

Internship (3 Hours)


Students must complete a minimum of 3 hours of internship related to one or more of the disciplines chosen above.

Choose from the following repeatable courses.

Area H: Electives (18 Hours)


Students may choose courses from one of the disciplines listed above which were not previously selected or take courses numbered 1000 level or above to fulfill the elective requirement.

Total Program: Minimum of 120 Semester Hours