Curriculum Requirements

Major Requirements 39-42 Credits
EPS 201Psychosocial Change and Well-being3
EPS 270Lifespan Human Development3
EPS 280Introduction to Family Studies: Dating, Coupling, Parenting3
EPS 291Community and Character Development3
EPS 311Group Processes and Development3
EPS 321Understanding Human Service Organizations3
EPS 351Introduction to Statistics and Research Design (statistics or equivalent)3
EPS 361Community Psychology & Development3
EPS 371Applied Social Research Methods3
EPS 420Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy3
EPS 440Listening and Helping Skills.3
EPS 578Human and Social Development Practicum6
EPS 579Human and Social Development Practicum Seminar3
Other Required Courses
ENG 105English Composition I3
ENG 106English Composition II3
MTH 101Algebra for College Students (or equivalent)3
Arts and Humanities Cognate Courses9
STEM Cognate Courses9
General Electives30
Free Electives3
Minor 18
Total Credit Hours120

Suggested Plan of Study 

Plan of Study Grid
Year One
FallCredit Hours
EPS 201 Psychosocial Change and Well-being 3
EPS 270 Lifespan Human Development 3
ENG 105 English Composition I 3
MTH 101 Algebra for College Students (or equivalent) 3
UMX 100 The University Of Miami Experience 0
Arts & Humanities Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
EPS 280 Introduction to Family Studies: Dating, Coupling, Parenting (track elective) 3
EPS 311 Group Processes and Development 3
STEM Cognate 3
ENG 106 English Composition II 3
Arts & Humanities Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Two
Fall
EPS 291 Community and Character Development 3
EPS 361 Community Psychology & Development 3
Minor Course 3
Arts and Humanities Cognate 3
STEM Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
EPS 321 Understanding Human Service Organizations 3
EPS 351 Introduction to Statistics and Research Design 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course or General Elective 3
STEM Cognate 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Three
Fall
EPS 371 Applied Social Research Methods 3
Minor Course 3
Minor Course 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
EPS 420 or 440 Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy (track elective)
or Listening and Helping Skills.
3
Minor Course 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Year Four
Fall
EPS 420 or 440 Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy (track elective)
or Listening and Helping Skills.
3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
General Elective 3
 Credit Hours15
Spring
EPS 578 Human and Social Development Practicum 6
EPS 579 Human and Social Development Practicum Seminar 3
Free Elective 3
Free Elective 3
Minor Elective (if needed)  
 Credit Hours15
 Total Credit Hours120