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Human Development and Family Studies, B.S.


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Serving Others, Shaping Lives

Explore family and relationship dynamics across the lifespan and learn how to help teens, adults, couples, families and older adults lead better, more fulfilling lives. In this program, students will explore patterns of individual development and family functioning, including how contextual factors influence social-emotional, physical and cognitive development and behavior.

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  • Prepare for an advanced degree in individual, couples or family counseling
  • Explore minors in aging, women, gender and sexuality studies, communication and community engagement
  • Participate in an undergraduate research project to expand your knowledge
  • Join student clubs, participate in events and network with potential employers
  • Intern at a hospital, senior center or family services agency

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University of Idaho

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

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

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751




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322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035




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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

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