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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

About the College

College of Education  > About the College


Contact Information / Who’s Who
Office of the Dean
214 Farish Hall
Office of Undergraduate Studies
160 Farish Hall
Office of Graduate Studies
256 Farish Hall

236 Farish Hall

491 Farish Hall

112 Farish Hall

Robert H. McPherson, Ph.D., University of Houston

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies:
Teresa A. Edgar, Ed.D., University of Houston

Associate Dean of Graduate Studies:
Jonathan P. Schwartz, Ph.D., New Mexico State University

Associate Dean for Research:
Ezemenari M. Obasi, Ph.D., Ohio State University

College Business Administrator:
Paul Roch

Mission / Objectives

The College of Education is committed to the preparation of teachers, counselors, school and higher education administrators, and professionals for a wide variety of educational settings, including social agencies, business, and government. Because of the university’s urban setting, students will have opportunities to work with learners in a wide variety of educational settings.


The College of Education is accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation.

College of Education’s Departmental Organization

Each of the three departments of the college focuses on a specific aspect of professional education. Two departments offer undergraduate degrees. The major entitled Teaching and Learning is housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. Two majors, Health and Human Development and Family Studies, are housed in the Department of Psychological, Health, and Learning Sciences.

Undergraduate Degrees: