Human Development & Family Sciences

Explore the UConn Human Development & Family Sciences website for departmental information. Course descriptions below correspond to the UConn undergraduate course catalog.

HDFS 1070: Individual & Family Development

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring or Full-year.

Human development throughout the life span, with emphasis upon the family as a primary context.

Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of two years of English/Language Arts, one year of social studies, and one year of science, or instructor consent, is required.

Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach Early College Experience Family Sciences class, HDFS 1070: Individual and Family Development, is a Master’s Degree in Education. It is preferred that the undergraduate Bachelor’s Degree be in the area of Family and Consumer Sciences Education (045, CT Home Economics) or Human Development and Family Sciences with three to five years HDFS teaching experience at the secondary level. Applicants must have completed coursework in both Human Development and Family Studies before certification can be considered.

Instructor Resources:

HDFS 1070 Sample Syllabus (PDF)