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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Shirl Henry
111 Old Main
University Park
Phone: 814-863-0327
E-mail: sah43@psu.edu

Penn State Brandywine

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE (YDSJ)

The 18-credit certificate program was designed to help understand the unique challenges facing adolescents and young adults. Intended for counselors, educators, family therapists, social workers and other professionals dedicated to serving the developmental needs of youth in contemporary society,the program provides an overview of the major issues that impact youth development from a social justice perspective. To register for the certificate program, participants are required to have previously earned at least 60 credits. Take all the following courses:HD FS 239, CRIMJ 013 & HD FS 397. Choose 9 credits, at least 6 of which must be at the 400-level: SOC 005, HD FS 301, HD FS 410, HD FS 411, HD FS 414, HD FS 432, HD FS 433 & CRIMJ 441.

To earn an undergraduate certificate in YOUTH DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, a minimum of 18 credits is required.

PRESCRIBED COURSES

HDFS 239
CRIMJ 13
HDFS 397
SOC 5 OR HDFS 301 OR HDFS 410 OR HDFS 411
HDFS 414 OR HDFS 432 OR HDFS 433 OR CRIMJ 441

 

Prerequisites Required.

Effective Date: Fall Semester 2009

Expiration Date:

Last Revised by the Department: 11/14/2011

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