Master of Arts
Core Courses (five courses, 15 points): M.A. students take five core courses.
- HUD 4120 Methods of empirical research (must be with Developmental Psychology Faculty) (3)
- HUDK 5023 Cognitive development (3)
- HUDK 5040 Development and psychopathology: Atypical contexts and populations (2-3)
Either one of the following two courses:
- HUDK 5121 Personality development and socialization in childhood (2-3)
- HUDK 5029 Personality development and socialization across the lifespan (2-3)
For the fifth course, there are several options:
- HUDK 4027 Development of mathematical thinking (3)
- HUDK 4029 Human cognition and learning (2-3)
- HUDK 4080 Educational psychology (3)
- HUDK 5024 Language development (2-3)
- HUDK 5025 Spatial thinking (3)
- HUDK 5030 Visual explanations (3)
- HUDK 6620 Special topics in developmental psychology (3)
- BBS 5068-5069 Brain and behavior I and II (1-2 each)
Specialized Courses (two courses, 6 points): Two courses in developmental psychology taken for 3 points each:
- HUDK 5324 Research work practicum (2-3)
- HUDK 6539 Research practicum in educational psychology, cognition, and learning (1-3)
Plus one additional course in developmental psychology
Breadth Courses (two courses, 4-6 points): Three Teachers College courses outside of developmental psychology taken for 2-3 points each.
Statistics Course (one course, 3 points):
- HUDM 4120 Basic concepts in statistics (if no undergraduate statistics) (3)
- HUDM 4122 Probability and statistical inference (3)
- HUDM 5122 Applied regression analysis (3)
Elective Course: One course selected in consultation with an advisor.
Special Research Project: The special research project is a research paper written under the supervision of a faculty advisor. The project can be an empirical research study, an evaluation of an educational program, or a research review article.