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Meet Your Academic Advisor: Farris Child

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Farris was born and raised in Idaho, served a mission in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, and lived for four years on the Navajo Reservation while working as a high school counselor. 

Farris and his wife DeeAnna have been married for almost 20 years, and have been blessed with five children ranging in ages from 8-17.  During his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, serving, running, playing sports, gardening, reading, and enjoying the great outdoors. 

Farris has a BS degree in Family Development and an MS Degree in Psychology.  He has been working at BYU as an advisor/advisement administrator for 13 years. 

Farris supervises Life Sciences Advisement.  He also advises students in the Exercise and Wellness major with last names starting with G-Z, students interested in the integrated Masters in Athletic Training, and students exploring the different Life Sciences majors.  He also handles all college student petitions and assists the other LS advisors when needed.

To schedule an appointment to meet with Farris, contact the Life Sciences Advisement office at 801.422.3042 or by visiting 2060 LSB.

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Closed for devotionals and holidays.

Get to Know Your Advisor:
August 01, 2019
Dr. Breakwell handles change of major appointments for Bioinformatics, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biological Science Education, Exercise Science, MMBIO, Food Science, Nutritional Science, and PDBio. Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Lisa covers advisement for Biology (H-Z), Bioinformatics, Biodiversity & Conservation, Biological Science Education, Exercise Science (H-O), as well as Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science (NDF). Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Farris advises for Athletic Training and Exercise & Wellness (H-Z). He also helps with academic improvement plans for Microbiology, Nutritional Science, and Exercise Science (H-O). Click here to read more.
August 01, 2019
Gale runs advisement for Biophysics as well as Plant and Wildlife Sciences. She also advises students in Exercise Science (P-Z) and PDBio (H-Z). Click here to read more.
September 24, 2019
Carol covers advisement for Biology (A-G), Exercise & Wellness (A-G), Exercise Science (A-G), Public Health: Health Science, as well as PDBio (A-G). Click here to read more.
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HOURS

Monday - Friday 8 AM - 5 PM
Closed Tues/Thurs 11 AM - 12 PM
Closed during all Federal and State holidays.