Seneca College

Bachelor of Child Development - (Co-op)

Program Information

School:Seneca College
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op
Field of Study:Child Development
Description:This new degree–level program in Child Development is designed to provide you with the comprehensive theoretical and practical education employers now want. This four–year bachelor’s degree program will give you a firm grounding in teaching and curriculum courses, in early childhood development, as well as familiarity in multidisciplinary and family practice. You’ll be equipped to succeed within the industry’s new direction towards integration of services and programs focusing on the child, the family and the community. Upon successful completion of the BCD program, you will have earned a Bachelor degree in Child Development.

Students in the Bachelor degree program must successfully complete one full–time co–operative education work–term in order to graduate. The co–op work experience provides the learner with the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to real world applications. The work–term is scheduled in the summer between semesters 6 and 7 and is 14 consecutive weeks in duration.
URL:Bachelor of Child Development - (Co-op) at Seneca College
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,194
International: $15,939

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Program Eligibility: - Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a majority of senior credits at the University Preparation (U) or University/College Preparation (M) level or Mature Student Status (age 19 or older) - Six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum 65% average - Grade 12 English: ENG4(U) - Mature students (age 19 years or older) must submit proof of credits in the above subjects or their equivalent. - Applicants with an ECE diploma or ECE equivalency with a minimum GPA of 3.0 will be admitted into semester four.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 570] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: Minimum TOEFL score of 570 (paper based) or 84 (internet based with no test below 21), OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (with no single test score below 6.0), OR CAEL with an overall band score of 60 and Writing 60

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 14, 2016