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  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Human Development and Family Relations Minor


Introduction

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The Human Development and Family Relations (HDFR) minor prepares students to effectively serve and understand culturally and linguistically diverse family systems. For students who are interested in becoming family therapist, work in community based organizations or work as a university or college advisor/administrator this minor will provide excellent foundational courses in these areas. It also provides students with a family systems and ecological systems theories foundation of families and how they interact with community and educational contexts.

Program Delivery

  • This is an on-campus program with a variety of delivery options for many of our courses including hybrid, evening, weekend and online courses.

Declaring This Minor

  • If you are currently a CU Denver student please contact the Undergraduate Advisor in the School of Education and Human Development to set up an appointment to discuss the process.

General Requirements

To earn a degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.

Program Requirements


  1. To earn a minor, students must complete 15 approved credit hours specific to the minor, maintain good academic standing in the courses, must complete their undergraduate degree concurrently, must satisfy all requirements in each of the areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
  2. To complete a minor in HDFR, a student will need to complete 15 semester hours of HDFR courses with a minimum grade of C (2.0) including 1 required and 4 electives. 
  3. Of those HDFR courses at least 9 credits must be completed at the University of Colorado Denver.
  4. Transfer courses must be approved by faculty and/or advisor to apply to the minor.