Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care

Ryerson University
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
4 years
January May September
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Entry Requirements

  • Related qualifications accepted by the university

English Language Requirements:

  • TOEFL IBT: 88+ with no section below 20
  • IELTS: 6.5+ with no bands below 6.0


1st & 2nd Semester:

  • Intro to Child and Youth Care
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Understanding Society
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Child Development

​3rd & 4th Semester:

  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Therapeutic Recreational Programming
  • Professional Issues I
  • Families and Health
  • The Social Context of Human Sexuality
  • Violence and the Family
  • Families: Difference and Diversity
  • Work and Families in the 21st Century
  • ​Theories of Change for Children and Youth
  • Group Work with Children and Youth
  • Developmental Psychopathology

​5th & 6th Semester:

  • Social Research Methods
  • Children's Rights
  • Ecological Perspectives in CYC
  • Advanced Therapeutic Interventions
  • Special Topics: Program Evaluation
  • Criminal Justice and Social Inequality
  • Diversity Issues for Children and Youth

​7th & 8th Semester:

  • Independent Study
  • Incident Response with Children and Youth
  • Independent Study
  • Integrated Case Management
  • Professional Issues II

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