Family Life College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences
Examines the growth and development of human beings from conception until death including the influences of family, peers, schools, and culture
NOTE: Additional seats for specific sections may be available to Freshman Mentoring participants through envelopes. NOTE: Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
Research and Evaluation Methodologies
Understand the research methodology utilized in the study of human development.
Effective Writing and Analysis
Improve your writing and critical thinking skills.
Content and Theory
Acquire a broad base of knowledge of human development. Be conversant with the major human development theories as well as their strengths and weaknesses. Comprehend the dynamic and complex interaction among the domains of human development (e.g., biological, cognitive, emotional, social, etc.) Critically apply information learned in class to your own life Provide knowledge and skills that will benefit the lives of the children for whom you will have stewardship in this life.