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Available Minors

Family and Human Development Minor

Effective Summary 2014 - 15 Credits

The minor in Family and Human Development (FHD) is designed to provide a knowledge base for understanding families and human development in order to enhance the training of majors in other academic disciplines.

  • A grade of C or better is required in coursework for the FHD minor.
  • A 3.0 GPA in the FHD minor coursework is also required.
  • No more than 6 transfer credits may be used toward the FHD minor.
  • Students applying for an FHD minor at USU, but transferring courses from other universities, must complete a minimum of three USU FCHD courses in order to earn an FHD minor.
  • Courses counted toward the minor may not be taken Pass-Fail.

Required Courses (6 credits)

  • FCHD 1500 (BSS) Human Development Across the Lifespan (F, Sp)
  • FCHD 2400 (BSS) Marriage and Family Relationships (F, Sp)

Elective Courses (9 credits)

  • FCHD 2660 Parenting and Child Guidance (F, Sp)
  • FCHD 3110 Human Sexuality (F) -- Junior standing, FCHD 1500, 2400, ENGL 2010
  • FCHD 3500 Infancy and Early Childhood (F, Sp) -- Junior standing, FCHD 1500, 2660
  • FCHD 3570 Youth and Adolescence (F, Sp) -- Junior standing, FCHD 1500
  • FCHD 3540 Adult Development and Aging (Sp) -- Junior standing, FCHD 1500
  • FCHD 4220 Family Crises and Interventions (F) -- Junior standing, FCHD 2400
  • FCHD 4230 Family and Social Policy (F, Sp) -- Junior standing, FCHD 2400
  • FCHD 4240 Social and Family Gerontology (F) -- Junior standing, FCHD 2400

**NOTES**

  • Any FCHD course not listed above cannot be used to fulfill requirements for the minor.
  • Junior standing = 60 earned credits
  • (F) Traditionally taught Fall semester
  • (F, Sp) Traditionally taught Fall and Spring semester

Family Finance Minor

  • A grade of C or better is required in the minor coursework
  • A 3.0 GPA is required in the minor coursework
  • No more than 6 transfer credits may be used toward the minor
  • Courses counted toward the minor may not be taken Pass-Fail

Required Courses (15 credits)

  • FCHD 2450 (BSS) Consumer and Family Economic Issues (F, Sp)
  • FCHD 3350 Family Finance (DSS) (F, Sp, Su)
  • FCHD 3340 Housing: Societal and Environmental Issues (F)
  • FCHD 3450 Consumer Credit Problems (F) -- Prereq: FCHD 3350)
  • FCHD 4350 Advanced Family Finance (F) -- (Prereq: FCHD 3350)

Courses counted toward the minor may not be taken pass-fail. A grade of C or better is required in coursework for the Family Finance minor.

Academic Advisor

    Laura Holley

      Laura.Holley@usu.edu

     2905 Old Main Hill
        Logan, UT 84322-2905


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