Children, Childhood and Youth
Learn how to engage children, discern children and young people's voices in historical and cultural contexts and come to understand the human condition from the child’s perspective.
The Children, Childhood and Youth program explores the experiences of children and young people, and adult constructions of childhood throughout time and across cultures, adopting a child-centered and rights-based approach that recognizes young people as subjects in their own cultures. This interdisciplinary program which includes Double Major, Major/Minor, and Minor degree options, offers core courses in Humanities and additional child-related courses across the University.
Faculty: Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours, Double Major, Minor
Research / Other Activities
Our Children, Childhood and Youth program offers you a foundation in new and critical understandings of children and young people, their cultures, and their rights. With an eye towards complementing professional training programs, a degree in Children, Childhood and Youth will help you become a better teacher, lawyer, doctor or nurse, social worker, activist, or artist.
|Child Care Program Coordinator||Child Counselor||Child Development Specialist|
|Child Health Specialist||Child Psychologist||Child Welfare Worker|
|Child & Youth Worker||Children's Rights Activist||Family Counsellor|
|Pediatrician||Special Needs Educator||Professor/Teacher|