King's University College

Childhood and Social Institutions

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Program Information

School:King's University College
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Child Development
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Description:This program focuses on the subject of childhood from a range of different academic disciplines including, but not limited to: literature, history, psychology, sociology and religious studies. Topics such as the range of meanings of childhood, what competencies do children have, what rights and obligations do parents, educators, lawyers and journalists have to children and childhood are addressed within the program.

Topics covered in the program include: history of families and childhood; changing images of children and families; changing family structures; family interaction; family formation and breakdown; child development; childhood socialization; children's social worlds; peer relations; families and work; family and child poverty; families and communities; politics and families; families and the legal system; and family and childhood social policy.

URL:Childhood and Social Institutions at King's University College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,096

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
See: https://www.kings.uwo.ca/kings/assets/File/depts/finance/sfs/Canadian%20Fee%20Schedule%2017-18.pdf for more information.
Enrolment #:70

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*78
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

King’s projects a minimum 78.5% final entrance average for Ontario high schools students. Averages are calculated on the top six 4U or 4M credits including English 4U.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 85] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of Written English (part of TOEFL) [min. 4.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

Students admitted to King's University College must be proficient in written and spoken English. Applicants for whom English is not their first language and who have not lived or studied in an English language environment for a period of at least 3 years will be required to write one of the following tests: T.O.E.F.L. (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - a written score of 580 or higher and a score of 4.5 on the TWE or a score of 85-90 on Internet Based Test (IBT) with no section less than 20; M.E.L.A.B. (Michigan English Language Assessment Battery) - a score of 85 or higher with no less than 80 in any section; I.E.L.T.S. (International English Language Testing System) - a score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any section; or C.A.E.L. (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) - a minimum score of 60 is required with no part less than 60.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    College transfer students are required to have a minimum 2.7 GPA on an acceptable one-year certificate (General Arts and Sciences, Pre-Health Science, Human Services Foundation) or completed diploma. College transfer students may earn a maximum of five transfer credit. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit. King’s projects a minimum 65% for admission for students transferring from another Canadian University. A maximum of ten transfer credit may be granted. Individual courses must have a minimum achievement of 60% to be considered for transfer credit.

    * 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 January 11, 2019