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Children and Society Advising

One of the biggest benefits of being in the Children and Society BDP is that you have access to individualized advising services. Lauren Contreras, the advisor for Children and Society, specializes in helping you

  • Find courses from different disciplines that match your interests.
  • Integrate your BDP work with your degree plan.
  • Find unique research and internship opportunities connected to your interests and career goals.

Coursework Advising

Students in the Children and Society BDP should plan to come in for coursework advising with Lauren once each long semester during registration.

Connecting Experience Advising

Children and Society students must complete at least two Connecting Experiences as part of the BDP. Lauren can help you through the entire process, from brainstorming res