Douglas College

Child and Youth Care

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Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Child, Family & Community Studies
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Child Care and Support Services Management
Youth Services/Administration
Description:The 4-year Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care (BA CYC) Degree Program prepares graduates for challenging work supporting children, youth and families as professional child and youth care workers, or for advanced positions in the child and youth care field.
URL:Child and Youth Care at Douglas College
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Social and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must meet General College Admission Requirements.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Work Experience

Prior to making an application, students are encouraged to attend an information session, visit the Douglas College CYC Program website, and discuss their plans with a CFCS Program Advisor. Suitability for admission to the program is determined on the basis of awareness of self and others, life/work experiences, formal education and overall personal suitability.Prior to making an application, students are encouraged to attend an information session, visit the Douglas College CYC Program website, and discuss their plans with a CFCS Program Advisor. Suitability for admission to the program is determined on the basis of awareness of self and others, life/work experiences, formal education and overall personal suitability.

Current resume, essay demonstrating personal suitability for the program, letters of reference from two individuals not related to the applicant (e.g. supervisors, instructors, or others familiar with the applicant's work with children or youth) and postsecondary transcripts, if applicable, are also necessary.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 10, 2020