Marriage and Family Studies/Child Development (B.S.)

Department of Home and Family
BYU Idaho

The Bachelor of Science degree in Marriage and Family Studies prepares students to understand the dynamics of healthy and strong families and to work in a wide range of human service professions, especially those servicing children, youth, and families. The major has a strong applied focus. In addition, the department teaches courses designed to strengthen students’ testimonies in the gospel of Jesus Christ, teach doctrines and skills to help maintain and strengthen the home as the most effective place of instruction, and provide a well-balanced education for teaching the importance of home and family.

CFLE Approved
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Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)
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