Student Advising Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The roadmap provides the requirements for the major: Human Development Degree Roadmap.

For their Senior Concentration courses, Human Development majors must choose from the following 5 Concentrations:

  • Early Childhood Development
  • Childhood Development
  • Adolescent Development
  • Adult Development and Gerontology
  • Women's Development

It is important for all students to consult a Human Development faculty advisor on their progress in the major and to help with course selection.

Students who have transitioned from the quarter system to the semester system do not follow the degree roadmap for semesters (shown above). Please consult a faculty advisor for advising on how to finalize your degree or minor.

A Minor in Human Development requires the completion of 16 units of 300 or 400 level courses with the prefix HDEV. Please note that if you declared the Minor in the quarter system you will need to consult a faculty advisor.


You can find general information on the following page: Declaring or Changing Majors, Minors, or Options.

You can find the change of major/minor form at Student Records Forms. You must get the required signatures, and submit to the corresponding office listed at the bottom of the form.

Check the University "Before Applying for Graduation" page. Remember that you must satisfy the University Writing Skills Requirement, check with Academic Advising and Career Education (AACE) for GE requirements, and meet with a major advisor on your major requirements.  Additionally, meet with other counselor that you may have worked with, such as someone who works with Project IMPACT, Project EXCEL, EOP, etc.)

Students should only apply for graduation for the term in which they intend to graduate. To determine your expected graduation date, meet with your major and academic advisors.  Log in to MyCSUEB with your NetID and password. Under “Student Center ,” select the “Apply for Graduation” link and follow the prompts to select the degree and term for your graduation. Remember to check Iimportant Dates to view the deadlines to file for graduation.  After you apply for graduation, the $54 graduation filing fee will be applied to your student account.

If you have completed the requirements for a Minor, complete a Minor Check with your Minor Department.

Yes, you can complete two concentrations! To do that you need to take 10-12 units in each concentration. Students may not double-count any courses toward two concentrations.

Please note that if you started the double concentration in the quarter system you will need to consult a faculty advisor.