Majors, Minors and Concentrations Details

Concentration in Children and Youth Studies

The requirements for early childhood education teacher (birth-grade 2) and childhood education teacher (grades 1-6) programs are described in the Early Childhood and Art Education section and the Childhood, Bilingual, and Special Education section of the Undergraduate Bulletin. Students who major in either of these programs and who elect a concentration in Children and Youth Studies must complete at least 30 credits in the Program in Children and Youth Studies with a grade of C or higher in each course.
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Concentration requirements (30 credits):
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Children and Youth Studies 2100.

Two courses from the following:
Children and Youth Studies 3110; Children and Youth Studies 3120 or History 3320; Sociology 2400 or 2401.

Three courses from the following:
Children and Youth Studies 4200; Children and Youth Studies 3610; Children and Youth Studies 3620; Children and Youth Studies 3320; Psychology 2210 or 3220 or 3240; Speech 2231.

Three courses from the following:
Africana Studies 3335; Children and Youth Studies 2120, 2200, 3310, 3510, 3630; Health and Nutrition Sciences 3170; Puerto Rican and Latino Studies 2005.

One course from the following:
Children and Youth Studies 3410; Children and Youth Studies 3430; Children and Youth Studies 3130; English 3189; Speech 1717.

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

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

Students who are interested in this concentration should consult with the Children and Youth Studies program adviser to plan an appropriate sequence of courses and to declare their concentration.

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