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DEGREE SUMMARY

Est. Total Tuition/Fees $35,741
Credits Required 120
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Campus Locations 19
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ONLINE TUITION INFO

Online courses have a set cost per credit. Online credits are not counted as part of your total credits shown in the university tuition table. Total tuition is based on current rates and tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

Cost Per Credit $290
Total for 120 credits $35,741
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TUITION INFO

Estimated total tuition is based on current rates and student fees for a Utah resident. Tuition rates subject to change. Some courses may have additional fees.

credits/semester $1,787
Total for 20 semesters $35,741
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CREDIT REQUIREMENTS

In addition to the degree specific course requirements, students must have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelors degree. Contact your advisor to determine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

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DELIVERY INFORMATION

The courses for this degree can be completed via multiple delivery types. For more information about course delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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Bachelor of Science in
Family Consumer and Human Development

The Family, Consumer and Human Development major is designed to prepare students for successful careers serving individuals and families across the lifespan. Through classroom study and applied experiences, the major studies how human development, family relationships, family economics, and consumer issues affect the individual and family. Faculty members provide instruction and practicum supervision to prepare students to meet the needs of the people they will serve in their future careers. Students are prepared to work in agencies and organizations serving individuals from infancy through later life, as well as families and consumers in many settings.

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In addition to the courses listed below, students must complete all university requirements, and have at least 120 credits in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Contact your advisor to dertermine what courses are needed in order to graduate.

Core Courses

  • FCHD 1010: Balancing Work and Family
  • FCHD 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • FCHD 2400: Marriage and Family Relationships
  • FCHD 2610: Child Guidance
  • FCHD 3100: Abuse and Neglect in Family Context
  • FCHD 3110: Human Sexuality
  • FCHD 3130: Research Methods
  • FCHD 3210: Families and Cultural Diversity
  • FCHD 3510: Infancy Early Childhood
  • FCHD 3520: Children in the Middle Years
  • FCHD 3530: Adolescence
  • FCHD 3540: Adult Development and Aging
  • FCHD 4220: Family Crises and Interventions
  • FCHD 4230: Families and Social Policy
  • FCHD 4240: Social and Family Gerontology
  • FCHD 4900: Pre-Practicum Skills
  • FCHD 4980: Practicum
  • PSY 2800:    Psychological Statistics

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  • SOC 3120: Social Statistics I

Family & Community Services Emphasis (10-11 credits)

  • FCHD 2100: Family Resource Management
  • FCHD 3350: Family Finance
  • FCHD 3550: Infant Lab
  • FCHD 3560: Middle Childhood Lab
  • FCHD 5540: Family Life Education Methods

Child Development Emphasis (8 credits)

  • FCHD 3550: Infant Lab
  • FCHD 3560: Middle Childhood Lab
  • FCHD 4550: Preschool Methods and Curriculum
  • FCHD 4960: Practice Teaching in Child Development Lab

* All labs must be taken concurrently with their respective courses. Uintah Basin, Brigham City, and Ephraim students must take both FCHD 3550 and FCHD 3560 regardless of emphasis. Salt Lake, Tooele, Price, Blanding, and St. George students must take FCHD 3560 for the Family and Community Services emphasis.