2022-2023 Academic Year

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Chair: Joan Turner BA (University of Winnipeg), MSc (University of Manitoba) PhD. (University of Missouri), Professor

Master of Arts in Child and Youth Study

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor by the Graduate Admissions Committee of the Department of Child and Youth Study. This advisor will be a faculty member of the Department of Child and Youth Study with whom the student is encouraged to discuss program requirements, research interests, and academic goals.  Any changes to a student’s program must be approved by the Department of Child and Youth Study.

Program Requirements

The program requires a minimum of 5.0 units, including a 1.0 unit thesis. Academic standing and grading criteria as outlined in sections 2.2.13 Graduate Level Grading Scheme and 2.2.12 Academic Standing will be followed.

Required Courses:

  • 0.5 unit GCYS 6012
  • 0.5 unit GCYS 6035
  • 1.0 unit GCYS 6130
  • 0.5 unit GEPY 6608 or equivalent statistics course

❏ 1.0 unit of GCYS courses not otherwise required

❏ 0.5 unit of research methods from the following list or as approved by the Child and Youth Study Graduate Committee:

GEDU 6100                0.5 unit
GEDU 6107                0.5 unit
GFSG 6606                0.5 unit

❏ 1.0 unit of graduate level electives

Note: Note: Electives may be selected from GCYS courses otherwise not required including GCYS Directed Study or Special Topics courses, and courses from other departments at the Mount or other universities. Students are encouraged to make their elective selection in consultation with their academic advisor or thesis supervisor. Students wishing to take coursework at another university must comply with Mount Saint Vincent University regulations regarding transfer of credit and obtain the necessary Letter of Permissions (LOP).

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2022-2023 academic year which runs from September 01, 2022 to August 31, 2023.

For information on previous years, please consult the University Academic Calendars web page.

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