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Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical address:
 751 Campus Drive
 Mary Hall "Niccolls" building
 Main office room 103

Mailing address:
 875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
 Moscow, ID 83844-3183

 phone: (208) 885-6546
 fax: (208) 885-5751


Coeur d'Alene

College of 
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



College of 
Agricultural & Life Sciences
University of Idaho
322 E. Front Street
Boise, ID 83702
phone: (208) 334-2999
toll free: (866) 264-7384
fax: (208) 364-4035


Child, Family and Consumer Studies

Child Development/Family Relations Option

Are you fascinated by children? Do you observe the dynamics between children and their parents? Students majoring in Child Development/Family Relations study the normal, healthy developmental stages of children and families. Students learn methods for scientifically observing and managing human behavior and then apply them in the child development laboratory with three- and four-year olds, parent conferences, and internship opportunities in child care facilities, hospitals, and social service agencies.

Family Life Option

The Family Life Option provides a general preparation in family science. Students may select to pursue course preparation for Accredited Financial Counselor or Certified Family Life Educator. Career options include jobs in business firms, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Students could also declare a minor in Aging. See advisor for specific coursework to pursue these options.

Teaching & Advising Faculty

Idaho area code (208)

Curriculum Vitae

Nancy Deringer | Curriculum Vitae