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Family, Consumer, and Human Development

FCHD 4960 - Practice Teaching in the Child Development Laboratories (Logan Campus)


  • Pay $30 fee at the USU Registrar’s Office (Code: CL16)
  • Fill out the online application by clicking on the link to the right
    (or pick up paper application (in FL 205)
  • Turn in receipt (and paper application if applicable) to FL 205 to be added to the waitlist
  • Waitlists fill 3-4 full semesters in advance, so apply early

Please note:

  • Switching semesters requires a change in sign-up date
  • Contact us immediately if you have need to make changes
  • Prerequisites must be completed before the teaching semester
  • CPR/First Aid is required (training will be provided during your orientation week)
  • Three-credit students attend lab for half of the fall or spring semester*
  • Six-credit students attend all semester*
  • There is no guarantee that summer semester placements will be available.
  • Refunds will be given only under exceptional circumstance and with director approval


All Majors

  • An overall GPA of 3.0 or greater is required
  • A GPA of 3.0 or greater in all FCHD 4960 prerequisites is required
  • A grade of C or better is required in 4550
(Child Development emphasis):
FCHD 1500 FCHD 1500
FCHD 2660 (recommended) FCHD 2600/2630
FCHD 4550 FCHD 4550
~apply for 6 credits of FCHD 4960 Level II completed
  ~apply for 6 credits of FCHD 4960
(Deaf Education emphasis):
FCHD 1500 FCHD 1500
FCHD 2660 (recommended) FCHD 2600/2630
FCHD 4550 FCHD 4550
~apply for 3or 6 credits of FCHD 4960 ~apply for 3 credits of FCHD 4960


AM time for Fall and Spring PM time for Fall and Spring
M: 8:30 – 12:30 and T – F: 8:00 – 12:00 M: 11:30 – 3:30 and T – F: 12:00 – 4:00

*All students attend the first full week of the scheduled semester for MANDATORY ORIENTATION. Attendance on cleaning day (first Monday of finals week) is MANDATORY for all students. Three-credit students will then attend for the first half or second half of the semester. Six-credit teachers will attend the entire semester. Attending seminar EVERY MONDAY (11:30-12:30) is MANDATORY for all three-credit and six-credit students. BE AWARE OF THIS WHEN SCHEDULING YOUR OTHER CLASSES. Banner does not list the class this way. For information, contact Judy Hendrickson, FL 205, (435) 797-1544, judy.h@usu.edu