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Brigham Young University. Department of Family Sciences

 Organization

Dates

  • Existence: 1982-1999

Administrative History

Department of Family Sciences (1982-1999) was an instructional unit of Brigham Young University.

Department of Family Sciences was created as a reorganization of Department of Child Development and Family Relationships in 1982. Operating as part of the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, the school is responsible for undergraduate and graduate future occupational instruction in the areas involving working with children, individuals, and families in meeting their developmental, behavioral, relationship, financial, and consumption needs. The Department Chairs were Kay P. Edwards (1982-1984), Robert F. Stahmann (1984-1990), Terrance D. Olson (1990-1996), and James M. Harper (1996-1999). The Department of Family Sciences was reorganized in 1999 and became the School of Family Life.

Citation

Library of Congress, via WWW, Sept. 29, 2014 (School of Family Life; est. 1999, previously Department of Family Sciences; administered by College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences)

BYU Organizational History Project, via WWW, March 21, 2018 (Brigham Young University. Dept. of Family Sciences; The Department of Family Sciences was placed in the College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences in 1982. The Department Chairs were: Kay P. Edwards (1982-1984); Robert F. Stahmann (1984-1990); Terrance D. Olson (1990-1996); James M. Harper (1996-1999); The primary objectives of the Department of Family Sciences are: 1) to educate students in depth for occupational careers that involve working with children, individuals, and families in meeting their developmental, behavioral, relationship, financial, and consumption needs; and 2) to help students develop skills in working with children and families, problem-solving, and resource management)

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Graduate Studies records on School of Family Life, 1981-2001

 Sub-Series — Carton: 18, Folder: 16-19
Identifier: UA 1141 Series 6 Sub-Series 20
Scope and Contents Materials are related to the gradute programs of the School of Family Life from 1981 to 2002. Materials include reports, department reviews, and proposals.
Dates: 1981-2001

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy exams, approximately 1989-1999

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 9-11
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains past examination questions for the Brigham Young University Marriage and Family Therapy program from approximately 1989-1999.
Dates: approximately 1989-1999

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy faculty minutes, 1998-2003

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains faculty meeting minutes of Brigham Young University's Marriage and Family Therapy masters' program of the School of Family Life detailing next moves for the program from 1998-2003.
Dates: 1998-2003

School of Family Life marriage and family therapy handbooks, 1986-2000

 Series — Carton: 1, Folder: 5-8
Identifier: UA 5442 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains 4 handbooks from Brigham Young University's Marriage and Family Therapy program for becoming an annually accredited program, marriage and family therapists, and graduate students of the program. Handbooks dated 1986-2000.
Dates: 1986-2000

School of Family Life records on marriage and family therapy

 Collection
Identifier: UA 5442
Scope and Contents Contains self-studies, annual accreditation reports and assorted administrative materials of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program in the Brigham Young University's School of Family Life from 1979-2003.
Dates: 1979-2003