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Est. Total Tuition/Fees $36,644
Credits Required 120
Delivery Online
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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 $299
Total for 120 credits $36,644
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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 $1,832
Total for 20 semesters $36,644
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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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Courses for this degree follow the standard USU schedule for registration and start/end dates. Exams must be taken under the supervision of an approved Proctor. All assignments and course interaction take place electronically over the internet and online discussions. For more information about this and other delivery types, visit our course delivery page.

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Bachelor of Science in
Family Life Studies

Learn how human development, family relationships, family economics and consumer issues affect the individual and the family. This degree is ideal for students returning to college to complete their bachelor’s degrees. Students can focus their studies in areas of interest related to family life that will allow them to gain experience for future careers.

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Phone: (435) 797-7479

In addition to the courses listed above, 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.

Pre-Major Courses

  • FCHD 1010: Balancing Work and Family
  • FCHD 1500: Human Development
  • FCHD 2000: Careers & Life Planning
  • FCHD 2400: Marriage & Family Relationships

Core Courses

  • STAT 1040: Intro to Statistics
  • FCHD 3010: (Psychological Stats)
  • FCHD 3130: Research Methods
  • FCHD 4230: Family & Social Policy
  • FCHD 4820: Current Issues in FLS
  • FCHD 4830: FLS Senior Project

Consumer Sciences (Choose 3)

  • FCHD 2100: Family Resource Management
  • FCHD 2450: Consumer & the Market
  • FCHD 3340: Housing: Societal & Environmental Issues
  • FCHD 3350: Family Finance
  • FCHD 3450: Consumer Credit Problems

Family Relations (Choose 3)

  • FCHD 3100: Abuse & Neglect
  • FCHD 3110: Human Sexuality
  • FCHD 3210: Families & Cultural Diversity
  • FCHD 4220: Families Crises & Interventions
  • FCHD 4240: Social & Family Gerontology

Human Development (Choose 3)

  • FCHD 2660: Parenting & Child Guidance
  • FCHD 3500: Infancy & Childhood
  • FCHD 3540: Adult Development & Aging
  • FCHD 3570: Youth & Adolescence