This degree program is offered in cooperation with the School of Social Work and Human Services (SWHS).
For entrance requirements and other program details, please see the main Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care section.
Note 1: CMNS courses can be replaced with first-year and second-year university-level English.
Note 2: PSYC 101 & 102 are prerequisites to PSYC 250.
Note 3: Graduates of approved ECE certificate and diploma programs are eligible for block transfer credits.
Note: Students may not register for 300-level core CYC courses until they have completed all 200-level core CYC courses and are admitted to the program.
Note: Students may not register in any 400-level core CYC courses, except 423 and 425, until they have completed all CYC 200- and 300-level core courses.
Recommended areas for elective courses could include arts, science, human services, English, and criminology. Electives must be university-transferable. CYC-sponsored electives may also be offered under courses CYC 260, 360, and 460. To confirm elective transferability, contact the ECE/CYC program head.
Certificate in Extended Studies in Child and Youth Care
This program uses the framework for Extended Studies in a Program to allow students who have completed the Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care to be recognized for additional work to meet the Child Welfare Specialization.
The credential to be awarded is a type B certificate: Certificate in Extended Studies in Child and Youth Care: Child Welfare Specialization.
To be admitted students must have completed a Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care from UCFV or other similar recognized university program (University of Victoria, Malaspina University College).
The department may interview applicants to assess their particular needs. Admission will be granted on the basis of the ECE/CYC department’s ability to meet the student’s needs. The number of applicants accepted to the program may be restricted.
Students must complete the requirements for the Child Welfare Specialization as set out in the UCFV Calendar.
The department will set a detailed program plan for each student.
In order to be awarded the certificate students must have a GPA of at least 2.33 on the required courses. At least 25% of the credits must be completed at UCFV.
For complete details on courses see the course descriptions section.
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