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Child and Youth Care, Bachelor of


Ministry Title: Bachelor of Child and Youth Care

Honours Degree


Program Code: 22231

Campus: Lakeshore

Length: 8 semesters starting in September

This program provides you with the knowledge and skills required to make a meaningful difference in the lives of children, youth and families. Graduates find employment in a variety of settings, including government agencies and non-governmental organizations, urban and rural communities, and with Canadian or international aid organizations. Graduates may find careers involving: 
• child and youth or family support
• education
• community development
• child welfare and protection
• advocacy
• youth justice
• children’s mental health
• policy development

The program provides you with a comprehensive understanding of child and youth development, as well as current methodologies in child and youth care professional practice. You’ll have the unique opportunity to develop key skills under supervision in our state-of-the-art interview labs, therapeutic play laboratory setting, family practice room and children’s activity room, and via work placement opportunities.

Work Placement

Beginning in the first semester, you will have the opportunity to participate in an introductory field placement preparation course that will enable you to become familiar with the field of child and youth care. In your second semester, you will prepare for your field placement in semester 3, by participating in the Preparing for Professional Practice course. The field placement in semester 3 is 200 hours and will support you to develop your skills working in the community with children, youth and families.    

In addition, you will be required to complete a 14-week typically unpaid field placement between third and fourth year.

The combination of field placements will enable you to build therapeutic relationships, role model your professional skills and link academic theory to child and youth care practice.

Courses

Semester 1

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COMM 1000: Academic Communications Online Not Running

CYC 1005: Field Placement Preparation Online Not Running

POLS 1050: Government and Social Welfare Online Not Running

PSYC 1000: Introduction to Psychology Online Not Running

PSYC 1020: Interpersonal Communication Online Not Running

SOCI 1000: Principles of Sociology Online Online

Semester 3

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COMU 3000: Community Practice: Addictions Online Not Running

COUN 1200: Creative Therapeutic Programming Online Not Running

CYC 2000: Child Abuse: Responses and Resiliency Online Not Running

CYC 2205: Field Placement Not Running

PSYC 2510: Middle Childhood and Adolescent Development Online Not Running

Select 1 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective Online Online

Semester 4

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COUN 2000: Approaches to Care Online

CYC 2300: Child and Youth Care Intervention 2 Online

PSYC 2600: Psychology of Mental Health and Illness Online

SOCI 1900: Family Dynamics Online

Select 1 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective Online Online

Semester 5

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COMU 3200: Community Practice: Working with Indigenous Communities Online Online

RSMT 1501: Quantitative Research Methods - Interpretation Online Not Running

Select 2 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective Online Online

Select 1 from the following courses
SCSE: SCS Discipline Electives Online Online

Semester 6

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COMU 3300: Child and Youth Engagement and Participation Online

CYC 3500: Research Methods in Child and Youth Care

RSMT 2500: Qualitative Research Methods Online Online

Select 1 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective Online Online

Select 1 from the following courses
SCSE: SCS Discipline Electives Online Online

Work Experience - SEM 6C

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
CYC 4000: Child and Youth Care Practicum Not Running

Semester 7

Fall 2020 Delivery Proposed Winter 2021 Delivery Note
COMU 4001: Senior Level Thesis Project 1 Online Not Running

COMU 4100: Program Management Online Not Running

COUN 3000: Advanced Counselling Online Online

Select 2 from the following courses
DEGE: Degree Breadth Elective Online Online

Current students, please make sure to review your MyHumber Academic Progress report to confirm which courses you should register into for your Winter semester. Courses with in-person requirements will likely also have online components. Humber may need to change plans for in-person learning, subject to government and public health directives and/or additional health and safety considerations.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • .

    Academic

    To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
      • Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent
      • Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above
      • Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • .

    English Language Proficiency

    All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

  • .

    International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

How to Apply

Applications are made through ontariocolleges.ca. See program page for details.

International Academic Equivalency

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please see admission requirements on the program page to enter your location.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Vulnerable Sector Check

During your program of study, a vulnerable sector check will be requested. In respect of the 90-day limit on validity of record checks and the types of checks required by various agencies, please do not attain a vulnerable sector check prior to being accepted to the program. Faculty will support students upon arrival to the program to ensure they apply for the correct type of police documentation at the appropriate time. 

Employers who provide field placement opportunities may require students to undergo a vulnerable sector check for criminal offences. It is important for potential students to understand that the requirements noted above are beyond the control of Humber and may prevent students from completing the full program, including the field project or internship components, and/or securing employment. Applicants are advised to check the requirements for specific positions in which they are interested before enrolling in this program.

Fees

The 2020-2021 fee for two semesters is:

  • domestic: $7,208.26
  • international: $18,910.00

Fees are subject to change.

Domestic Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $12.00 $12.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,610.13 $3,470.77
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,598.13 $3,458.77
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,598.13 $3,458.77
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $75.00 $75.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,673.13 $3,533.77
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,598.13 $3,458.77
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $75.00 $75.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $3,673.13 $3,533.77
Semester 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,488.13 $3,348.77
Semester 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $2,969.22 $2,969.22
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $21.53 $21.53
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $3,509.66 $3,370.30

International Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,604.09 $8,604.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $12.00 $12.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 2 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,616.09 $8,616.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 3 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,616.09 $8,616.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 4 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,541.09 $8,541.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $75.00 $75.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 5 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,616.09 $8,616.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 6 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,541.09 $8,541.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $75.00 $75.00
Co-op/Placement $110.00 $110.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 7 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,726.09 $8,726.09
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64
Semester 8 Original 2020-2021 Fees Updated Fall 2020 Fees
Tuition $8,704.56 $8,704.56
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $434.91 $319.30
Compulsory Student Union Fee $64.00 $60.25
Optional Student Union Fee $20.00 $0.00
Program Ancillary Fee $21.53 $21.53
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00
Total $9,245.00 $9,105.64

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Humber offers a number of transfer options and pathway opportunities. Visit humber.ca/transferoptions or refer to the program page.

Contact Information

Program Specific Questions

Jaspreet Bal, program co-ordinator
Faculty of Social & Community Services
416.675.6622 ext. 3684
jaspreet.bal@humber.ca
communityservices.humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students

416-675-5000
enquiry@humber.ca

International Students

Contact the International Centre

international.humber.ca/contact

1-416-675-5067

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