Student Advising Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. Required Courses for Human Development Majors
  2. What courses do I need to complete for a Human Development Minor?
  3. How do I apply for graduation?
  4. What is a Major Check?  How do I do a Major Check?
  5. Who can do academic advising in the HDEV Department? What are their office hours
  6. Other Human Development Program FAQs
  1. Required Courses for Human Development Majors
    Students declaring the Human Development Major in Fall 2007 and later may choose from the following 5 Options: Early Childhood Development, Childhood Development, Adolescent Development, Adult Development and Gerontology, or Women's Development.
    New course requirements for Human Development Majors
    Students who declared the Human Development Major prior to Fall 2007 may choose from any of the 5 Options that were available under the old curriculum: Childhood Development, Adolescent Development, Adult Development, Gerontology, or Specialized Sequence (including PACE sequence).
    Old course requirements for Human Development Majors
    Some of these students may wish to choose from among the new Options now available, such as Early Childhood Development or Women's Development, in which case the NEW course requirements above would apply.
    It is important for all students to consult a Human Development faculty member who does advising in order to determine major requirements for graduation.
  2. What courses do I need to complete for a Human Development Minor?
    A Minor in Human Development requires the completion of 24 units of 3000 or 4000 level courses with the prefix HDEV.
  3. How do I apply for graduation?
    It is important to start the process of applying for graduation by no later than the second week of the quarter prior to the quarter in which you graduate. Pay the filing fee on MyCSUEB by clicking on "Apply for Graduation" (or you can pay in Warren Hall). Have a GE check done at Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) (or with any other counselor that you may have worked with, such as someone who works with PACE, Project IMPACT, Project EXCEL, EOP, SDRC, etc.) Also do a Major Check with the Human Development Department. If you have completed the requirements for a Minor, complete a Minor Check with your Minor Department.
  4. What is a Major Check?  How do I do a Major Check?
    Before you can graduate with your bachelor's degree, you are required to complete a Major Check as official confirmation that you have completed the requirements of the Major Department. During the quarter prior to the quarter in which you graduate (or earlier), fill out the appropriate Major Check form with your Advisor during advising hours. Bring a printed copy of your unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended. You may print out your CSUEB unofficial transcript through MyCSUEB.
  5. Who can do academic advising in the HDEV Department? What are their office hours
    Full-time, tenure-track or tenured faculty members of the Human Development Department may be consulted for academic advising: Rainer Bauer, Steven Borish, Christina Chin-Newman, Lynn Comerford, E. Maxwell Davis, Patricia Drew, Rachael Stryker, Keri O'Neal, or Xeno Rasmusson. To view their office hours, click HERE.
  6. Other Human Development Program FAQs.
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