Brigham Young University

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Provo, Utah
Independent Study

Brigham Young University was founded in 1875. It is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. It first offered distance learning courses in 1961. In fall 2005, there were 100,000 students enrolled in distance learning courses. Institutionally administered financial aid is available to distance learners.
Services Distance learners have accessibility to academic advising, bookstore, e-mail services, library services, tutoring.
Contact Rachel Andersen, Coordinator, Brigham Young University, 206 Harman Building, PO Box 21514, Provo, UT 84602-1514. Telephone: 800-914-8931. Fax: 801-422-0102. E-mail: [email protected].


Programs offered do not lead to a degree or other formal award.


Undergraduate —accounting and related services; American literature (United States and Canadian); anthropology; astronomy and astrophysics; biological and biomedical sciences related; biology; botany/plant biology; business administration, management and operations; business/corporate communications; business, management, and marketing related; chemical engineering; chemistry; civil engineering; communication and media; communication disorders sciences and services; curriculum and instruction; dance; developmental and child psychology; dramatic/theater arts and stagecraft; economics; education; educational administration and supervision; educational psychology; education related; English composition; film/video and photographic arts; fine and studio art; food science and technology; geography and cartography; geological and earth sciences/geosciences; health and physical education/fitness; history; information science/studies; languages (Germanic); languages (Middle/Near Eastern and Semitic); languages (Romance languages); liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities; marketing; mathematics and statistics related; microbiological sciences and immunology; music; nursing; philosophy; philosophy and religious studies related; physical sciences; physics; political science and government; psychology; religious education; religious studies; social work; sociology; special education; speech and rhetoric; statistics; technology education/industrial arts; visual and performing arts; zoology/animal biology.
Graduate —education.
Non-credit —computer and information sciences; computer software and media applications; creative writing; English language and literature related; history; human development, family studies, and related services; religious studies.

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