Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Child, Youth, and Family Studies

Enhance your career with an applied bachelor's degree!

The Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) Degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies (CYFS) at Edmonds CC provides advanced knowledge and skills for professional positions in educational settings for young children and social services programs for youth and families. The degree integrates Early Childhood Education and Social and Human Services in an interdisciplinary program. This is Edmonds CC's first BAS degree and is unique in its interdisciplinary model with emphasis on family systems, equity, and social justice.

Now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 cohort: Application Process

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Basic Information

A prerequisite for admission into the BAS-CYFS degree is completion of an Associate in Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree, or equivalent, in one of the following:

Our program has evening, hybrid class times for all CYFS courses and is designed for those working during the day.

Program Requirements

CYFS Degree Outline

Course Descriptions and Objectives

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Please Contact Us with any specific questions or concerns.

Students with an Associate of Technical of Arts (ATA) degree, or similar, in one of the specified fields are encouraged to consult with an advisor for further discussion on pre-program required classes.

The Program Manager can review unofficial transcripts for students who earned credit from other institutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Apply

Admission into the program is by application only and follows a cohort model. 

Cohort: all students begin together and proceed with the same CYFS classes at the same time for the duration of the 2-year program.

At this time, cohorts start once a year in the Fall. We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 cohort. Students who will have finished the equivalent of an AAS-T degree in one of the specified fields by the end of Summer Quarter 2018 are eligible to apply for the Fall 2018 cohort.

Application Process

Tuition - Upper Division

Tuition - Non-BAS degree

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