Children, Childhood and Youth

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Children, Childhood and Youth

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours

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.

Children's-studies

Program Information

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.

Degree Information

Campus: Keele
Faculty:  Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree:   Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours
Degree Options: Double Major, Minor, Single Major
Experiential Education

Research / Other Activities

Honours Option

Yes

OUAC Code

YFX

Degree Overview

Career Options

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.

Careers:

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