Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

The Bachelor of Applied Child Studies program draws on the disciplines of early childhood education, disability studies, social work, child and youth care, and business.

The interdisciplinary educational program in the applied degree combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills to prepare students to take leadership roles in the provision of services for children and families in community settings.

Below is the list of courses required to complete the Bachelor of Applied Child Studies degree program and is effective Fall 2013.

CHST 1101Professional Preparation
CHST 2010Directed Field Studies
CHST 2203Child and Youth Human Rights
CHST 2211Disabling Conditions
CHST 2241Observing Children in Play-Based Settings
CHST 2281Introduction to Child Focused Services
CHST 2283Supporting Children Through Play
CHST 3010Directed Field Studies II
CHST 3301Policies and Issues
CHST 3303Working with Families
CHST 3305Diversity Issues
CHST 3307Community Development
CHST 3309Interviewing Skills
CHST 3311Program Planning and Evaluation
CHST 3381Children and Youth at Risk
CHST 4401Working With Groups
CHST 4403Community Based Research
CHST 4405Ethics and Ethical Issues
CHST 4407Management and Leadership
CHST 4441Observing Specialized Services for Children and Youth
CHST 4481Children's Mental Health Interventions

 Support Courses

Elective 1
Elective 2
INTS 1240Fundamentals of Interpersonal Communication
PSYC 3351Topics in Child Development

General Education Requirements

Sequence of Directed Field Studies
Directed Field Studies typically occur during the fifth and eighth semesters