The Community, Family & Child Studies program starts every September. Apply early as it is a very popular program.
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
|Requirement||High school course||Camosun course||Alternatives|
|Info Session||Effective September 2018: Attendance at a scheduled Community, Family and Child Studies program Information Session. If you are unable to attend a scheduled session, please contact the Program Leader.|
Once accepted into the program:
- Practicum placements are a mandatory component of this program.
- Criminal Record Check: During this program, you may be working with children and/or vulnerable adults. In order to participate in work integrated learning experiences, such as a practicum or work term, you will need to complete a criminal record check through the Ministry of Justice for Camosun College. Camosun will email you with information on how to complete the Criminal Record Check (CRC) process. You are responsible for all associated costs.
We strongly recommend that you have basic computer literacy including experience with keyboarding, and basic Internet search and email skills.
Students may be required to provide documentation of the following by the practicum site:
- A TB test may be required. Students are responsible for the cost of this test.
- Students are highly recommended to maintain current immunizations as per the Practice Education Guidelines of B.C. Recommended immunizations are found on the Health Sciences Placement Network of Canada website by searching for immunization guidelines.
Students must achieve at least 60% (C) in each program course including ENGL 151; one of ENGL 161, ENGL 163, or ENGL 164; PSYC 154; PSYC 256; HLTH 110; and one elective for a total of 62 credits with an overall GPA of at least 3.0 (C+) in order to graduate with a Diploma in Community, Family and Child Studies.