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  Dec 15, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Human Development and Family Studies, B.S. - Child Life Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Human Development and Family Studies - Child Life Emphasis


Family and Consumer Studies
www.fcs.utah.edu
Alfred Emery Building 228
801-581-6521

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 53

Graduation Requirements

  • A minimum of 53 hours in HDFS courses are required.
  • A minimum of 18 hours in HDFS courses must be completed at the U of U.
  • All major courses must be completed with a C- or better.

Honors in Human Development & Family Studies

Students seeking an HBA and HBS in Human Development & Family Studies must complete:

Allied Hours


In addition to HDFS credits, a minimum of 12 credit hours is required from related areas of study. Students may choose allied hours courses from Anthropology, City and Metropolitan Planning, Communication Science and Disorders, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Ethnic Studies, Geography, Gender Studies, Gerontology, Health Promotion and Education, Humanities, Nutrition, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Special Education.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 12

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 17

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • FCS 5250 - Theories of Human Development 3 Credit(s)
  • Fulfills Bachelor Degree (CW)

  • General Education (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • FCS 5311 - Childhood Health Care I 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Course 3 Credit(s)
  • Allied Course 3 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 4 Credit(s)
  • Upper Division General Elective 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

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