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  Nov 23, 2017
Samford University Catalog 2016-2017 Academic Year [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Youth Studies Major (B.S.)

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The bachelor of science in youth studies program provides students with an interdisciplinary view into the cultures and dynamics of young people with an emphasis on the development of strategies for working effectively with youth in a variety of settings. Sociological principles provide the overall guiding framework for the program.

Required Courses

General Education Requirements: 37 or 60 Credits*

General Education Requirements (click here ): 37 Credits*


Transfer Credit with AA or AS degree: 60 Credits*

Youth Studies Major: 48 Credits

General Electives: 31 or 8 Credits

General Electives (directed by advisor): 31 Credits


If Transfer Credit with AA or AS degree awarded: 8 Credits

Total Required Credits: 128

* Students who have earned a transferrable two-year degree from a state institution may apply 60 hours of credit toward the 128-hour requirement for the award of a bachelor’s degree. This transferable degree will satisfy all General Education requirements.


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