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Washington State University

Major/Minor in Human Development

Bachelor of Arts in Human Development

  • Students can be admitted to the human development major after earning 24 credits and maintaining at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.
  • All human developnt majors must complete the WSU graduation requirements.
  • Human development majors are not required to complete a minor, but are encouraged to explore the possibility of completing a minor to add further depth to their degree programs. Students who pursue a minor or certificate of study should consult with a human development academic advisor, preferably by the end of the third semester.
  • Admitted human development majors are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.6 or better in human development courses and other courses accepted for the required human development core.
  • Human development majors, other than those in the Family and Consumer Sciences teacher certification program, are required to complete a minimum of 42 credit hours of human development courses. Students complete a required core of courses (27 – 31 credit hours) including an internship/practicum experience. The remaining credit hours (11 – 15) consist of elective human development courses that may be selected at will for students choosing the Bachelor of Arts in Human Development degree or focused to include courses that support the student’s area of specialization.

Minor in Human Development

  • Students can apply for the human development minor after being admitted to a major and receiving departmental approval
  • To apply for the HD minor, please contact the advisor for your campus.