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Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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Bachelor's Degrees

The Career and Technical Education program emphasizes practical application critical for success in public and private employment settings. The Bachelor's Degree program prepares you to teach secondary-level students technology skills associated with construction, manufacturing, communications, transportation, power and energy. Learn more (Note: this link will take you to the main UI website.)

Curriculum focuses on human and family development, strategies for observing children and assessing their development, nutrition, and family resource management. Students learn about families and children through practical experiences in programs that serve children and families. Many students choose a second major to supplement their learning and career goals. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

Program Delivery:
classes are offered in a combination of online, videoconference and evening formats.

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Beginning in Fall 2016, we are offering a B.S. in Computer Science.

Program Delivery: Lower division courses are offered at North Idaho College. UI courses are offered live with local instructors.

From developing cyber security software programs, to building complex wireless mobile devices, to creating social networking or gaming platforms, the work of computer scientists is as diverse as it is in demand – especially in the Northern Idaho region.

In this program, you will learn how to design, develop and test computing systems for a wide variety of purposes. You will become proficient in various operating systems, programming languages and techniques, and computer architecture, with many opportunities to practice your software development skills on real-world projects.

Students have the flexibility to specialize in an area that best supports their interests and career goals. For example, you may focus on computer networking, cyber security, computer graphics, gaming and virtual environments, bioinformatics, software engineering, or many other areas. Learn more

Career opportunities:

  • Information assurance software developer 
  • Developer/designer of games and virtual environments 
  • Software engineer 
  • Operating systems and network administrator 
  • Software architect Bioinformatics specialist 
  • Information technology specialist 
  • Systems analyst 
  • Database administrator 
  • Computer support specialist 
  • Information technology consultant

This program is a joint offering through the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the College of Education. Upon graduation, graduates will be eligible for the Idaho Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Special Education (ECE/ECSE) Blended Teacher Certification. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

Program Delivery:
classes are offered in a combination of online, videoconference and evening formats.

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The University of Idaho undergraduate program in Elementary Education offers a quality professional study for students seeking a career in teaching. The College also offers advanced degrees for certified professionals wishing to advance their career opportunities. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

Program Delivery: Classes are offered in a combination of online and face-to-face formats.

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The English Literature program challenges you to think and write critically, as well as educates you as to how words can reflect and shape the world. Through in-depth study of works from literary masters, engaging classroom discussions and intensive writing training, you’ll graduate equipped to think analytically, read with insight and communicate skillfully – all highly desired qualities for a variety of professional careers.

Students currently enrolled at North Idaho College should connect with affiliate faculty member, Laura Godfrey, for transfer advising. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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The Professional Writing Emphasis will help you develop the analytical skills and broad cultural perspective that make up the cornerstone of the English major. In this emphasis, however, you will also gain extensive practice in writing for a variety of audiences, purposes and genres including both written and oral workplace communication.

Students currently enrolled at North Idaho College should connect with affiliate faculty member, Laura Godfrey, for transfer advising. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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The University of Idaho’s Environmental Science Program offers an interdisciplinary approach for students committed to studying sciences associated with air, water, energy and soil. The program provides students with educational and research tools that enable them to analyze and search for solutions to local, national and global environmental problems. Faculty from throughout the University, including soil scientists, engineers, biologists, ecologists, geographers, political scientists, sociologists, economists, chemists and hydrologists, work across traditional disciplines to provide you with a comprehensive education in the hows and whys of environmental problem solving. Our unique, hybrid program is the best of both worlds: combining in-person and online education to support students one-on-one while affording the convenience of carefully crafted, experiential online courses. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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This major combines clinical evaluation, community concerns, and food service management into a profession long valued for its service to people. Accredited by the American Dietetics Association (ADA), students apply in their sophomore year for the Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CPD). Coursework in the junior year is at the Moscow campus. Students move to Spokane for their supervised practicum in community and medical center settings their senior year. Following graduation, students are eligible to take the Registered Dietitian (RD) exam to become licensed and begin practicing as a dietitian in a variety of settings. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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This option prepares students for careers with government agencies, commodity groups, health and fitness agencies and businesses, and some components of the food industry. In addition, the course work would provide excellent background for those wishing to pursue advanced degrees in medicine or nutrition. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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The Bachelor of General Studies (B.G.S.) degree program provides a non-specialized education that allows you the flexibility to develop a multidisciplinary course of study to meet your specific goals for a college degree. Students can add a minor, or certificate program to their B.G.S. degree. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

Minors available in Coeur d'Alene include the following:

  • Business 
  • Addictions
  • Psychology
  • Sociology Minor
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This program is intended for students who present a curriculum not included among the ones listed in the catalog, provided the program is focused toward meeting the student's particular educational goal by combining the offerings of two or more major departments. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

The program is normally developed and presented before the end of the second semester of the junior year or the time when at least 30 credits of the proposed program remain to be taken. Learn more (Note: this link will take you to the man UI website.)

*UI courses vary in delivery method, depending on the program the student creates with the assistance of an adviser.

This interdisciplinary program in Organizational Sciences through the College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences draws from business, industrial/organizational psychology, public administration, industrial sociology, educational leadership and other disciplines to provide students with an understanding of interpersonal workplace dynamics and fundamentals of leadership. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

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Psychology is the scientific study of thinking, emotion and behavior. It is a diverse field and can be applied to almost all aspects of everyday life: interpersonal relationships, college life, lifelong learning, family and the work environment. Download the NIC to UI Advising Guide.

Education and training for becoming a Chemical Dependency Counselor also is available through the Psychology Department.

*UI courses are offered live in the evenings and on weekends, or there are many online courses to choose from.

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University of Idaho

Physical Address:
1031 N. Academic Way,
Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cda

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