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Human Development and Child Studies

Human Development and Child Studies
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
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(248) 370-3077
Fax: (248) 370-4242
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The School of Education and Human Services offers various individual courses for graduate credit to meet the needs of teacher recertification and continuing education. If you have questions regarding teacher certification or the requirements for recertification, please visit the Michigan Department of Education site or contact the SEHS Education Advising Office. You can also Request an appointment of additional information.

EC 6600 - Theories of Child Development and Education - 4 credits

Early childhood professionals are invited to register for EC 6600 as a stand-alone course for professional development. This is also the first course in the Master of Education in Early Childhood Education program.

Views of education are discussed from social, physical and cognitive perspectives. Analyzes diverse contemporary theories of early childhood and broader contemporary issues related to child development.

Some courses are offered every other year; check SAIL for course availability.
Course Title Credits Format
SE 5589 Special Education & Second Language Acquisition 4 Campus
SE 6641 Counseling & Special Needs 4 Online
SE 6510 Students with Behavior/Emotional Impairment 4 Online
SE 6900 ST: Mental Health Issues in the Classroom 2 Online
SE 6900 Creating and Sustaining Parent Partnerships 2 Online
SE 6640 Adults & Adolescents with ASD 4 Online
SE 6900 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis* 2 Online
SE 6900 Human-Animal Interactions 4 Online
SE 6559 Overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders 3 or 4 Online
SE 6900 Evidence-Based Strat for Inclusive K-12 Classrooms 2 Online
SE 6532 Intro to Specific Learning Disability 4 Campus
RDG 5210: Inquiry-Based Literacy Instruction

To meet the needs of the Michigan reading requirement, Oakland University offers RDG 5210 for 3 or 4 graduate credits. This course is offered all year round in a hybrid/partially-online format. RDG 5210 will also apply to certain graduate programs including the M.Ed. in Special Education.  
  • For current course offerings, please do a course search on SAIL.
  • For information or assistance with registration, please contact the Reading Department at (248) 370-3054.