Macomb County Locations
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Macomb University Center Office Hours: M-TH 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Anton/Frankel Center Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Anton/Frankel Center

20 South Main Street
Mount Clemens, MI 48043
(248) 370-3910

Macomb University Center

44575 Garfield Road
Clinton Township, MI 48038
(586) 263-6242

Macomb OU INCubator

6633 18 Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48314
(586) 884-9320
macINC@oakland.edu

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Undergraduate Programs

OU offers many courses at our Macomb County locations that meet general education or major requirements for a variety of our academic degree programs. Once you're admitted to OU, we encourage you to meet with your academic adviser to discuss enrollment options and stay focused on the finish line.

For a complete list and detailed information on all OU majors, minors, concentrations and certificates, look through our undergraduate online catalog.

Communication

Does your adrenaline surge when you have a great idea? Do you get excited when making new connections? Welcome to OU’s communication program, where ideas are encouraged and participation is expected. In our classes, you’ll engage in rigorous study of communication and media theory. You can tailor your major by selecting from a variety of electives ranging from broadcasting and persuasion to communication between genders, families or in organizations.

See catalog: Communication (Bachelor of Arts)

Career options:

  • Management
  • Customer service
  • Advertising
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Radio and TV production
  • Education
  • Publishing
  • Employment services
  • Information technology
  • Health care
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • and countless other fields

Criminal Justice
Criminal justice, often considered together with criminology, is the study of criminal offending, victimization, and processing of offenders by the criminal justice system. Criminal Justice considers a broad range of topics that  include: identifying motivations and opportunities for criminal offending, predicting patterns of offending, examining patterns of offending and victimization across different groups in society, evaluating the effectiveness of various crime control policies, and examining the primary components of the the criminal and juvenile justice systems.

The major is an interdisciplinary program offering students a thorough understanding of the criminal law, the social forces related to crime and delinquency, the evaluation of crime control policy, or the operation of courts, law enforcement agencies, and correctional institutions.

Areas of specialization:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Courts
  • Corrections/Treatment
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Homeland Security (includes additional course requirements)
  • Information Security and Assurance (includes additional course requirements)
See catalog:  Criminal Justice (Bachelor of Arts)

Career options: 

  • Computer forensics
  • Conservation officer
  • Correctional treatment specialist
  • Crime lab analyst
  • Crime scene investigator
  • Criminal investigator
  • FBI agent
  • Forensic ballistics expert
  • Fraud investigator
  • Homicide detective
  • Juvenile probation officer
  • Narcotics officer
  • TSA screener
  • Victims advocate

Elementary Education
With an elementary education degree, you will be prepared for teaching careers in elementary education. The School of Education and Human Services offers an undergraduate program leading to State of Michigan certification in elementary education — with content majors in areas such as art education, language arts, mathematics, modern languages,  integrated science, social studies, performing arts, and multicultural and international education.

See catalog: Elementary Education (Bachelor of Science)

With an elementary education degree, you will be prepared for teaching careers in elementary education. The School of Education and Human Services offers an undergraduate program leading to State of Michigan certification in elementary education — with content majors in areas such as art education, language arts, mathematics, modern languages,  integrated science, social studies, performing arts, and multicultural and international education. 

Career options:

  • Elementary (K–5) school teacher
  • Middle (6–8) school teacher
  • Kindergarten teacher
  • Youth program director

Management
General management majors gain a breadth of knowledge in management, taking courses in accounting, information systems, finance, organizational behavior, marketing, operations management and business policy. If you're considering a more specialized graduate school program, you may want to consider general management for your undergraduate degree.

See catalog: General Management (Bachelor of Science)

See also: 
Applied Leadership Skills minor
Employment Systems and Standards minor
International Management minor
Training and Development minor

Career options:

  • Management trainee
  • Retail manager
  • Sales associate
  • Entrepreneur
  • Management analyst

Marketing
The major in marketing develops the specific skills, modes of analysis and background to work in the marketing area of a profit-making business or not-for-profit enterprise. Emphasis is placed on developing a comprehensive understanding of the concepts and techniques needed to plan and execute the conception, pricing, promotion, and distribution of ideas, goods and services by creating exchanges which satisfy individual and organizational goals.

The program includes broad coverage of such topics as marketing management, marketing research, selling and sales management, advertising and communications, sales promotion, business-to-business marketing, not-for-profit marketing, business logistics, retailing, international marketing and Internet marketing. 

See catalog: Marketing (Bachelor of Science)

Careers options:

  • Advertising
  • Distribution Manager
  • Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Analyst
  • Market Research
  • Product or Brand Manager
  • Retail Management
  • Sales/Sales Management

Human Resource Development
With a degree in human resource development, you will be prepared for administrative and training careers in business and industry, where you can create new ways to train and support employees.

See catalog: Human Resource Development (Bachelor of Science)

See also: 
Applied Leadership Skills minor
Employment Systems and Standards minor
International Management minor
Training and Development minor

Career options:

  • Educational resource coordinator
  • Human resource recruiter
  • Personnel director
  • Student affairs administrator
  • Training specialist

Integrative Studies
A degree in integrative studies is  ideal for transfer students, nontraditional students who are seeking a bachelor’s degree for personal or professional growth, and students who have a very specific goal in mind like a specific graduate degree program. As an integrative studies student, you work closely with an adviser to custom-design your plan of study based on these goals and take courses in various departments across the university.

See catalog: Integrative Studies

See  also: Liberal Studies


Mechanical Engineering
With a degree in mechanical engineering, you will be prepared for careers in areas such as design, analysis, test development, research and the manufacturing of various products.

See catalog: Mechanical Engineering (Bachelor of Science in Engineering)

Career options:

  • Assembly engineer
  • Design engineer
  • Manufacturing engineer
  • Prototype engineer
  • Thermal systems engineer

Nursing - Accelerated Second Degree BSN
OU’s School of Nursing offers a full-time, accelerated, 12-month program leading to a BSN for students who currently hold a bachelor’s degree in another discipline.  See website or catalog

Psychology
Oakland’s degree in psychology prepares students for a wide variety of careers involving the study of the mind, and mental and emotional processes. Psychology graduates can enter the workforce directly after graduation or pursue further education in psychology or other related fields.

See catalog:  Psychology (Bachelor of Arts)

Career options:
  • Behavioral sciences specialist
  • Business professional
  • Clinical psychologist
  • Government worker
  • Lawyer
  • Law enforcer

Social Work
A bachelor of social work prepares you for a career in helping others, and challenges you to become an advocate for positive social change. Graduates have the necessary skills to join the work force as counselors, case managers, advocates and outreach specialists who work with all types of clients, including children, families, the elderly, the mentally ill and the disabled. Employers recognize the specialized knowledge, skills, values and ethics provided in a bachelor of social work program, and trust that our graduates are ready to make an immediate, positive impact in their agencies and communities.

Graduates of an accredited BSW program are eligible for an accelerated plan of study when they choose to pursue a master’s degree in social work.

See catalog:  Social Work
Careers in:
  • Aging and gerontology
  • Child welfare and family
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Health care
  • Justice and corrections
  • Mental health
  • Occupational
  • Substance abuse