Children, Childhood and Youth

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Children, Childhood and Youth

Bachelor of Arts (BA) - Honours

Work Experience Double Major Minor

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.


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




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.


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