BSc Youth Development Work

Programme Advising

BSc Youth Development Work

Academic Year 2015 / 2016

 

PROGRAMME  DELIVERY DEPARTMENT: B.Sc. YOUTH DEVELOPMENT WORK

Programme Advising for Academic Year 2015/16

ADVICE: For the working adult we recommend a maximum of 3 courses for the semester and no more than 2 in summer.

    Note:

  • Semesters 1 and 2 each have 13-14 weeks of tuition
  • Summer has 7-9 weeks of tuition

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Course Code  FOUN1501
Level 1
Course Name
 Foundation for Learning Success
Semester
 1 & 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

All students are required to take this course at the start of this programme. It is a core competency that you will require throughout its duration.

If you choose to take only one course – this course must be selected.

TIP:

To move on to Level 2 courses, students must successfully pass this course.

 

Course Code  FOUN1001
Level 1
Course Name
 English for Academic Purposes
Semester
 1 & 2
Pre-requisite
 ELPT - English Language Proficiency Test
Course Selection Guide
 If your Offer Letter from Admissions indicates that you are required to take the ELPT then you must first pass this test before you are allowed to do FOUN 1001.

 For those persons requiring ELPT, please note that this is offered March, August and November. For those students requiring ELPT - the exam schedule is posted during the year by the Registry on the Department’s Web Page at:

http://www.open.uwi.edu/undergraduate/home

TIP

  • If you already passed the ELPT you should register for FOUN1001, FOUN1501,FOUN1201 and FOUN1000 in Semester 1.

To move on to Level 2 courses students must successfully pass this course.

 

Course Code  YDEW1000
Level 1
Course Name
 Youth Development Work: Introduction to Theory and Practice
Semester
 1 
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  SOCI1002
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Sociology
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
Should be taken in Semester 1 only if you do not have the requirement to take FOUN1001.This course is a prerequisite for YDEW1001, which will be offered in Semester 1 of Year 2. It should be completed by Semester 2 of Year 1.

 

Course Code  FOUN1210
Level 1
Course Name
 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  SOCI1001
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Social Research
Semester
 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW1001
Level
1
Course Name
 Sociology of Youth
Semester
 2
Pre-requisite
 SOCI1002
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  GOVT1010
Level 1
Course Name
 Introduction to Political Analysis
Semester
 Summer
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW2001
Level 1
Course Name
 Contemporary Issues in Youth Development
Semester
 Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW1000
Course Selection Guide
 

 

END OF ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/16 (Level I)


YEARS 2 & 3                                            August 2015 - July 2016 (Level II)


LEVELS 1 & 2


Before taking a Level 2 course, students are required to successfully pass a minimum of eight (8) Level 1 courses.

 

TIP: Second Year students

  • Complete the courses FOUN1501 before moving to Level 2 courses
  • Pass all Level 1 pre-requisite courses before registering at Level 2

 

Course Code  ECON1000
Level
2
Course Name
 Principles of Economics 
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  PSYC1000
Level 2
Course Name
 Introduction to Psychology: Social, Developmental and Abnormal
Semester
 2
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW2002
Level 2
Course Name
 Applied Social Research: Youth Research Project Practicum
Semester
 1 & 2
Pre-requisite
 SOCI1001
Course Selection Guide
 This is a 6-credit course. It is offered across Semesters 1 AND 2

 

Course Code YDEW2000 
Level 2
Course Name
 Youth Development Work: Personal and Professional Development
Semester
 1
Pre-requisite
 None
Course Selection Guide
 


Course Code  YDEW2003
Level 2
Course Name
 Youth Governance and Participation
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
 YDEW1001
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW2004
Level 2
Course Name
 Management and Leadership Skills for Youth Work
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide
 

 

Course Code  YDEW2005
Level 2
Course Name
 Health, Safety and Well-Being in Youth Work
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide
 

    YEARS 2 & 3                                     August 2015 - July 2016 (Level III)


 

 

 

Course Code  YDEW2006
Level 3
Course Name
Youth Entrepreneneurship and Sustainable Livlihoods
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000/ECON1011
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW2007
Level 3
Course Name
 Youth and Sustainable Development
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW2015
Level 3
Course Name
Developmental Psychology
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
 YDEW1000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3000
Level 3
Course Name
Youth Development Work: Networks,Partnerships and Resources
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3002
Level 3
Course Name
 Youth Advocacy:Principles andTools (4)
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3003
Level 3
Course Name
 Youth AdvocacyL ICTs in Youth Work (4)
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW3002
Course Selection Guide

 

Course Code  YDEW3004
Level 3
Course Name
Supporting Youth in Grief and Trauma (3)
Semester
Summer
Pre-requisite
 YDEW2000/PHYSC2015
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3005
Level 3
Course Name
Peace, Conflict Resolution and Mediation (3)
Semester
1
Pre-requisite
 PSYC2015
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3006
Level 3
Course Name
 Strategic Planning and Programme Management for Youth Work (4)
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
 YDEW3000
Course Selection Guide

 

 

Course Code  YDEW3001
Level 3
Course Name
 Working with Youth in Community and Organizational Settings Practicum
Semester
2
Pre-requisite
 YDEW1001/YDEW2000
Course Selection Guide
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