2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Samford University Undergraduate 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.

General Education - Distribution Areas: 37 or 60 Credits*


General Education - Distribution Areas (click here ): 37 Credits*

OR

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

OR

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

Total Required Credits: 128


*Students who have earned a transferable 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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