Rhode Island College

2015-2016 Catalog


Youth Development B.A.

Retention Requirements:

  1. A grade of C or better in all program courses.
  2. Positive recommendations from all field supervisors.
  3. A current criminal background check prior to field experiences.

Course Requirements

Education Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
FNED 346Schooling in a Democratic Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SPED 300Introduction to the Characteristics and Education of Children and Youth with Disabilities

4

Fall, Spring.
YDEV 352Seminar in Youth Development

3

Fall.
YDEV 353Field Experience in Youth Development

1

Fall.
YDEV 412Advanced Issues in Youth Development

3

Spring.
YDEV 413Internship in Youth Development

4

Spring.

Note: YDEV 413: This course satisfies the elective requirement in the Nonprofit Management Cognates below.

CHOOSE ONE

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
CEP 315Educational Psychology

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 215Social Psychology

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PSYC 230Human Development

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Note: It is recommended that students also take PSYC 110 as their Social and Behavior Science General Education course requirement.

Social Work Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
SWRK 240Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SWRK 320Policy Analysis

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SWRK 324Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Individual, Family, and Small Group

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SWRK 325Human Behavior in the Social Environment: Social System, Institution, and Organization

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SWRK 326Generalist Social Work Practice

3

Fall, Spring.

Nonprofit Management Cognates

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
NPST 400Institute in Nonprofit Studies

4

Summer.
NPST 401Financial Management for Nonprofits

3

Fall.
NPST 402Staff and Volunteer Management for Nonprofits

3

Spring.
NPST 404Communications and Resource Development for Nonprofits

3

Spring.
ELECTIVEONE COURSE in an aspect of nonprofit organizations or philanthropy

3-4

Total Credit Hours:50-54

YDEV 413: This course satisfies the elective requirement above.

The Nonprofit Management Cognates satisfy the requirements for the Certificate in Nonprofit Studies.

Additional Requirement

Choose one:

1.  Minor (18-24 credits)

Select one minor from the college offerings.  Must be approved  by program advisor.

2. Concentration of courses related to field of interest (15-20 credits)

     Select a minimum of 15 credit hours related to field of interest. Must be approved by progam advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 65-78