405B Pawley Hall (248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242
Department Website: oakland.edu/sehs/hdcp/
Chairperson: Carol A. Swift
Associate professors: Ambika Bhargava, Janet E. Graetz, Darlene A. Groomes, Andrew S. Gunsberg, James M. Javorsky, M. Shannan McNair, Sherri L. Oden, Erica A. Ruegg, Carol A. Swift
Assistant professors: Julie Ricks-Doneen, Sunwoo Shin, Tierra B. Tivas, Catherine A. Wigent
Visiting Assistant professor: Nicholas P. Lauer
Within the School of Education and Human Services, the faculty of the Department of Human Development and Child Studies offers courses in special education at the undergraduate level for students pursuing a career in teaching. A major in early childhood education that meets the ZS endorsement requirements is available for elementary education students. The department houses master’s degree programs in early childhood education and special education; these graduate programs can provide teaching certificate endorsements and/or professional education certification requirements. The department also offers an educational specialist degree in early intervention education and a doctor of philosophy degree in early childhood.
The department offers selected courses from this catalog as warranted by student needs and availability of faculty: Department of Human Development and Child Studies .
Schedule of Classes
Specific offerings for each semester may be found in the Schedule of Classes: sail.oakland.edu.