Conversation
Feedback

We want to hear from you!

BYU-Idaho values suggestions and ideas that can improve the university.
Use our Feedback Form to let us know what you think.

Conversation
Feedback
Brigham Young University Logo

New Marriage and Family Studies degree offered in fall

July 29, 2011

Writer: Writer: Scott Haycock

Brigham Young University-Idaho will offer a new Bachelor of Science degree in Marriage and Family Studies beginning in the 2011-12 academic year.


This new degree has been a minor in the Department of Home and Family since 2001. As the most popular minor in the department and due to a growing interest in this field, BYU-Idaho has now received approval from its Board of Trustees to offer it as four-year degree. Those studying Marriage and Family Studies will specialize in one of three areas: professional general, professional clinical, and home and family living.


"We are excited to offer this new degree. At BYU-Idaho we teach the importance of families, and we believe this degree will contribute to the strengthening of the family unit" said Bruce Kusch, associate academic vice president of curriculum.