Apr 15, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog 
    
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Developmental and Family Science Supplemental Information


Capstone Experience (6-8 credits)


Students must propose their capstone plan and receive Undergraduate Committee (Capstone Subcommittee) approval.  All capstones must be clearly relevant to the major.

If the student is completing a concentration, the capstone experience must have a clear connection to the student’s designated concentration. 

  If a student chooses to complete more than one concentration, the capstone experience must have a clear connection to all of the student’s designated concentrations.

Select ONE of the following three options.

Thesis Option (6 credits)

Must have completed statistics requirement and HDFS 34600 before beginning thesis capstone. The six credits of HDFS 49101 and 49102 must be completed across two consecutive semesters.  

HDFS 49101 - Mentored Research In Human Development And Family Studies I  - 3 credits

HDFS 49102 - Mentored Research In Human Development And Family Studies II   - 3 credits
 

 

 

Internship Option (8 credits)

HDFS 45400 - Career Assessment And Professional Development - 2 credits  

HDFS 45800 - Development And Family Science Capstone Internship - 6 credits  


 

Study Abroad Option (6 credits) To count toward the capstone experience, a study abroad experience must include a minimum of 14 full days abroad.
 

  • Study Abroad experience - Credit Hours: 6.00

or

  • Study Abroad experience - Credit Hours: 3.00 and
  • select additional course from Global Perspectives & International Cultures List - Credit Hours: 3.00

or

  • Study Abroad experience - Credit Hours: 3.00 and
  • Fourth semester of foreign language (must be same language selected for “Other Departmental/Program Requirements” area) - Credit Hours: 3.00