Minors

WSU Vancouver campus

Human development

The formal human development minor requires 18 credits minimum of human development coursework, including HD 101, 204, 220 and at least nine additional hours of 300- to 400-level HD courses. The minor is beneficial to students from any discipline who wish to learn more about and/or work with children, youth, adults, aging people or families.   

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Aging

The human development minor in aging requires 18 credits minimum of coursework, including BIOLOGY 140; HD 308 or 405; PSYCH 363 or 490; SOC 356, and at least nine additional hours of 300- to 400-level HD courses. The minor is beneficial to students from any discipline who wish to learn more about working with older adults.   

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“The human development program at WSU Vancouver is phenomenal. I gained so much knowledge and made great friends and relationships with the other students and professors. I have been able to utilize those relationships as I have moved forward in my professional career.”

—Lori Kincek, case manager at the Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington

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