May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Child Development and Family Studies

Department Chair: Wendy Reiboldt

Department Office: Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) - 001
Telephone / Fax: (562) 985-4484 / 985-4414

Faculty: Tiffany Brown, Nancy Dayne, Matthew Jaurequi, Youngok Jung, James E. Koval,  Nilufer Medora, Roudi Roy, Michelle Taylor, Sarah Taylor

Baccalaureate Program Coordinator: Nancy Dayne 
Graduate Coordinator: Virginia Gray

Administrative Support Coordinators:
Marina Bendersky, John Ciulik, Mikal Lok,

Instructional Support Technician: Bonnie Rice

Instructional Support Assistant: Jenny Tran

College: College of Health and Human Services  

Related Areas:

Courses: Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS) Courses  

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, refer to


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      Child Development and Family Studies