Welcome to Children's Studies!

York's Children's Studies Program is a 120-credit, direct-entry, interdisciplinary Honours BA degree program, which also includes Double Major, Major/Minor, and Minor degree options. Based in the Department of Humanities and Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, the Program consists of core courses in Humanities and additional child-related courses throughout the University.

The Program explores the experiences of children and adult constructions of childhood throughout time and across cultures,adopting a child-centered and children’s rights approach that recognizes children as subjects in their own culture.