Curriculum & Courses

Curriculum & Courses

The Bachelor of Child Studies – Child and Youth Care Counsellor major:

  • 12 core requirements in Child Studies (3rd and 4th year courses)
  • 12 major course requirements
  • 12 General Education (GNED) courses
  • four Electives
    • An elective is a course which is not specified for a program, but is required for a degree. They can be any three-credit course, at any level.

Child and Youth Care Counsellor Major Requirements:

  • CYCC 1110 - Fundamental Skills in Interviewing
  • CYCC 1130 - Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues
  • CYCC 1132 - The Profession of Child and Youth Care
  • CYCC 1142 - Fieldwork
  • CYCC 2216 - Group Process and Counselling Theory
  • CYCC 2221 - Fundamental Skills in Counselling
  • CYCC 2226 - Assessment and Intervention
  • CYCC 2232 - Working with Vulnerable Children, Youth and Families
  • CYCC 2235 - Youth Care Practice with Families
  • CYCC 2241 - Practicum I
  • CYCC 2242 - Practicum II

General Education (GNED) Courses (12):

  • INTS 1240 - Fundamentals of Professional Communication (specified GNED)
  • PSYC 1105 - Introduction to Psychology (specified GNED)
  • PSYC 2235 - Life-Span Development (specified GNED)
  • PSYC 3351 - Topics in Child Development (specified GNED) or PSYC 3355 - Topics in Adolescence (specified GNED)