B.A. degree program in children and youth studies
HEGIS code 2009.00
NYS SED program code 33088

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Program/Department Advisers

Office Hours
Goldgerg, Elise Program Advisor 718.951.3192 1304 James Hall eliseg @ brooklyn.cuny.edu Contact the department for hours and appointments


Program requirements (30 credits)
a) All of the following courses: Children and Youth Studies 2100, 4200, 4900W.

The program director, with the approval of the program's advisory committee, may allow substitutions for one or more of following requirements consistent with the educational goals of the program.

b) Five of the following courses: Children and Youth Studies [2120], 2200, 3110, 3126, 3610, 3410, 3310, 3320, 3620, 3630, 3510, 3430, 3130, 3700, 4100, 5100, 5200.

c) Two of the following courses: Africana Studies 3335; Childhood, Bilingual, and Special Education 2002 or Secondary Education 2002; English 3189 or Communication Arts, Sciences, and Disorders 1717 or 2231; Health and Nutrition Sciences 3170; History 3320 or 3457 (crosslisted as Children and Youth Studies 3120); Psychology 2210 or 3220 or 3240; Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 2005; Sociology 2400 or 2401; School Psychology, Counseling and Leadership 3500.

All courses must be completed with a grade of C or higher.

A minimum of 9 credits must be completed at Brooklyn College.

Students interested in majoring in Children and Youth Studies must consult a program advisor as early as possible. Students should plan to complete all major requirements before taking the capstone course, Children and Youth Studies 4900W.