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Bachelor of Science in Education, Child and Youth Studies

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Do you want to make a positive impact in your community through education? Are you committed to social justice and equal opportunity for all? A degree in Child and Youth Studies (CYS) provides the knowledge and skills you need to shape the future through community-based teaching and learning.

In this major, you will choose a specialization that connects with your interests and career goals, exploring child and youth development, community connections to education, and non-formal education methods. In your culminating year, you will engage in a year-long internship, learning hands-on about teaching and learning opportunities in a community organization.

Child and Youth Studies is not a teacher licensure program. Some graduates have the goal to pursue teacher licensure through Ohio State’s Master of Education and should work closely with an academic advisor to best prepare for the competitive admissions process.

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