Human Development and Consumer Sciences Minor

Department of Human Development and Consumer Sciences


Students wishing to obtain a minor may choose any approved minor program within the College of Technology. Minimum requirements range from 15 to 18 semester hours of course work, of which 9 must be advanced; 9 semester hours in residence at UH of which 6 must be advanced; and a 2.0 minimum grade point average in all courses in the minor at the University of Houston.

The GPA for minors in the College of Technology will be calculated based upon all the grades earned in all courses attempted or completed for the minor as defined by the minor requirements listed in the undergraduate catalog.

For the official requirements for a Human Development and Consumer Sciences Minor, see the University of Houston Catalog.

Course Requirements

(15 Semester Hours)

Required Courses

  • HDCS 1300

Select any four of the following courses:

  • HDCS 3300
  • HDCS 3301
  • HDCS 3302
  • HDCS 3303
  • HDCS 3304
  • HDCS 3369
  • HDCS 4300
  • HDCS 4302
  • HDCS 4303
  • HDCS 4370
  • HDCS 4372
  • HDCS 4375
  • HDCS 4376
  • HDCS 4380
  • HDCS 4386
  • HDCS 4396

Prerequisite(s) for minor: ENGL 1303, ENGL 1304

Note: A student completing a major in Retailing and Consumer Science may not declare this minor.

Declare This Minor

To delcare this minor, please download the form below and return to the Academic Services Center.

Declaration of Minor for Human Development and Consumer Sciences (HEC) - Spring 2011 (PDF)