Assistant Professor, College of Education
M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1963
M.A., Marriage and Family Counseling, Phillips University, 1995
B.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1961
AREAS OF EXPERTISE:
Real Estate Basics
Real Estate Sales
Department and Project Management
Display System Design
Prof. Shepard holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree, a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling degree, and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree. He is also a licensed real estate broker in California.
Prof. Shepard managed and supervised microprocessor based electrical circuit, system, and software designs, and production for Army, Navy, and Air Force programs. Specialty areas included Display Systems and Medical Electronics. He was awarded two patents, one for an electrical circuit design and one for a mechanical switch design.
Prof. Shepard has experience counseling in several formats with adults and children. His Master’s Thesis was entitled “ADD and ADHD in Children and Adults” resulting in his specialty area of learning disabilities.
Prof. Shepard is a licensed Real Estate Broker in California with background in the purchase and sale of residential property, land, and special interest properties. He also teaches the required classes for potential new real estate agents at a licensed real estate school. The classes offered are Real Estate Principles, Real Estate Practice, and Real Estate Law.
Prof. Shepard teaches in the classroom and online for an accredited University. Classes taught include Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, Critical Thinking, Ethics, Research, Report Writing using APA format, and Project Management using Microsoft Project. He also functions in an administrative capacity as Lead Faculty Area Math Chair. Awards received include Academic Faculty Member of the Year and Innovative Faculty of the Year for the local campus.