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Department Chair: Wendy Reiboldt

Department Office: Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) - 001

Telephone / Fax: (562) 985-4484 / 985-4414


Faculty: Mariné Aghekyan, Michelle Barrack, Lee Blecher, Marie Botkin, Maria Claver, Gail C. Frank, Virginia Gray, Libby Gustin, Young Ha, HyeJeong Kim, James E. Koval, Peter Kreysa, Suzanne Marshall, Nilufer Medora, Wendy Reiboldt, Cheryl Rock, Roudi Roy, Myunghee Sohn, Richard V. Tuveson, Long Wang, Jung-Mao (Ronnie) Yeh

Baccalaureate Program Coordinator: Richard V. Tuveson

Graduate Coordinator: Virginia Gray

Administrative Support Coordinators: Mikal Lok, Marina Bendersky, Andrew Redmayne

Instructional Support Technician: Bonnie Rice

Career Possibilities

Preschool Administrator • Family Life Educator • Child Life Specialist • Teen Pregnancy Counselor • Early Care Educator (Infant and Toddler Care, Preschool Teaching, School-Age Programs) • Child Development Consultant • Community Resource and Referral Professional • Parent Educator • Corporate Human Service Consultant • Working with Military Families • Toy Research and Development

A credential or graduate degree would expand employment opportunities to include: Social Worker • Marriage and Family Counselor • Community College Instructor • Highschool Counselor • Teacher (For more information, see

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