Bachelor of Applied Science Degree

Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth, and Family Studies

The BAS Degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies (CYFS) 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 that enhances career opportunities and benefits the well-being of children, youth, and families.

Currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 cohort.

Download the application form.

Financial Aid is available for this program for those who qualify.

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The BAS offers a direct pathway to a bachelor’s degree for students who have completed an Associate in Applied Science - Transfer (AAS-T) degree in:

  • Early Childhood Education,
  • Human Services,
  • Addiction Studies,
  • Family Support Studies,
  • or equivalent degree

Students with an Associate of Technical of Arts (ATA) degree in one of these areas are encouraged to consult with an advisor regarding additional prerequisite course requirements to be completed before applying to the program.