2018-2019 General Catalog 
    Mar 23, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Family, Community and Human Development, B.A. - Child Life Emphasis

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Major Requirements for Family, Community & Human Development - Child Life Emphasis

Family and Consumer Studies
Alfred Emery Building 228

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 53

Graduation Requirements

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

Honors in Family, Community & Human Development

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

Child Life Core

(Complete 5 Courses)

FCS 2610, and 5310 are pre-requisite to FCS 5311. FCS 2620 is pre or co-requisite to FCS 5311. FCS 2610, 2620,5310 and 5311 all must be complete before FCS 5312.

ALCP Requirements

(Complete 4 Courses)

Allied Hours

(Complete 9 Credit Hours)

Child Life Students are STRONGLY encouraged to meet with an academic advisor to choose allied courses that will help them be competitive in the field of Child Life. In general courses from the following departments will fulfill the allied requirement:

Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Health Society and Policy, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Health Education and Promotion, Parks Recreation and Tourism,  Communication Science Disorders, Nutrition, Occupational and Recreational Therapies, City and Metropolitan Planning, Business, Accounting, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Finance, Management, Marketing, Ethnic Studies, Gender Studies, Education, Education Culture and Society, Educational Psychology,  Special Education, Honors, Nursing, Biology, Chemistry, Social Work, Communications, Peace and Conflict Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies and Gerontology.

This requirement is waived with the completion of a second major, minor, or certificate from any department. All courses must be completed with a C- or better.