B.I.S. in Human Learning and Development

Program Information

The Human Learning and Development concentration is an interdisciplinary program in the College of Education and Human Development. Courses are taught by faculty from the Departments of Counseling and Psychological Services; Early Childhood and Elementary Education; Educational Policy Studies; Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Communication Disorders; Learning Technologies; and Middle and Secondary Education.

This concentration provides students an opportunity to acquire a career-oriented range of skills and knowledge of this important field by choosing from the coursework in behavior and learning disabilities; child growth and development; counseling; deaf studies; educational psychology; family and community literacy; learning technologies.

No application is required for the B.I.S. in Human Learning and Development.

Suggested Schedule of Courses

This is a suggested 4-year schedule of courses based on degree requirements in the current catalog.  This guide is not a substitute for academic advisement — contact your advisement office if you have any questions about scheduling or about your degree requirements.  Also see the Undergraduate Catalog for a complete list of requirements and electives to choose from. 

Students may choose to attend a summer term to reduce their load during fall or spring semesters but still stay on track to graduate in four years. Students should review tentative course schedules for upcoming semesters to determine when discipline or elective courses are offered in order to plan their schedules accordingly.


Year 1

Term 1

Course Hours

ENGL 1101

3

Area B Course

2

Area C Humanities Course

3

Area C Fine Arts Course

3

HIST 2110

3

GSU 1010

1
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

ENGL 1102

3

MATH 1101

3

Area D Science Sequence “A”

4

POLS 1101

3

EPY 2050

3
Total Hours 16

Milestones

  • Attend the major fair and declare a major
  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center

Year 2

Term 1

Course Hours

Area B Course

2

Area D Science Sequence “B”

4

Area E Social Science Elective

3

EPY 2040

3

Area F Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

Area D Math/Science Elective

3

Area E Global Issues Elective

3

LT 2010

3

Area F Elective

3

Area F Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center
  • Declare two disciplines from the following: behavior and learning disabilities; child growth and development; counseling; deaf studies; educational psychology; family and community literacy; learning technologies

Year 3

Term 1

Course Hours

CPS 3400

3

EDUC 3100

3

Discipline 1 Course

3

Discipline 2 Course

3

Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

EPRS 4900***

3

Discipline 1 Course

3

Discipline 2 Course

3

Elective

3

3000 or 4000 Level Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Meet with academic advisor in University Advisement Center
  • Meet with faculty advisor in academic department
  • Submit paperwork for internship course online one semester in advance
  • Register with University Career Services

Notes

*** This course may include a Signature Experience component. Make sure to maximize the experience and consider adding a description to your Portfolium, CV, or resume. For more information about other courses which may include a Signature Experience component that you can use to fulfill elective requirements, go to myexperience.gsu.edu and click on “Find an Experience.”


Year 4

Term 1

Course Hours

EDUC 4760 or EDUC 4982***

3

Discipline 1 Course

3

Discipline 2 Course

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Term 2

Course Hours

Discipline 1 Course

3

Discipline 2 Course

3

Elective

3

Elective

3

Elective

3
Total Hours 15

Milestones

  • Apply for graduation two semesters in advance
  • Meet with academic advisor in Office of Academic Assistance

Notes

*** This course may include a Signature Experience component. Make sure to maximize the experience and consider adding a description to your Portfolium, CV, or resume. For more information about other courses which may include a Signature Experience component that you can use to fulfill elective requirements, go to myexperience.gsu.edu and click on “Find an Experience.”