Family & Consumer Sciences
Ag Science Building, Room 62
606 South Rayburn St
751 Campus Drive
Mary Hall "Niccolls" building
Main office room 103
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183
phone: (208) 885-6546
fax: (208) 885-5751
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277
phone: (208) 667-2588
toll free: (888) 208-2268
fax: (208) 664-1272
Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences
The School of Family and Consumer Sciences provides programs in instruction, research, and extension. The School offers Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees. Undergraduate majors include: Child Family and Consumer Studies programs in Child Development/Family Relations, Family Life; Early Childhood Development and Education; Clothing, Textiles and Design; and Food and Nutrition, including an accredited Coordinated Program in Dietetics. Enrollment is over 400 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate students. The School has 13 academic, teaching, and extension faculty located in Moscow, Coeur d'Alene, and Boise, Idaho. FCS Extension programs are conducted throughout the state. All faculty are involved in research or other scholarly activity.
Learn to provide stimulating learning environments and enriching activities for individuals and families.
Learn how textile and apparel products are developed, designed, manufactured, tested for quality assurance and distributed to customers.
Qualify for the Idaho Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (ECE/ECSE) blended teacher certification.
Learn how foods affect the body on a biochemical level, and acquire skills to become a clinical, community or managerial dietitian.
Master the fundamentals of qualitative, quantitative, and action research within the field of family and consumer sciences. Choose between thesis and project tracks.