Youth Services Leadership (Minor)

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Do you enjoy working with youth and want to expand your skill set for a career working with them? This minor can supplement your existing degree program and expand your knowledge of youth services from a variety of perspectives.

The minor program in youth services leadership is designed to explore the area of youth leadership from the perspective of those who work face-to-face with youth in a variety of settings.

The minor allows students enrolled in a variety of undergraduate programs at ASU to broaden their knowledge of youth services. Students from programs such as education, nursing, social work, criminal justice and others may find this program a beneficial supplement to their existing program.

At A Glance

Youth Services Leadership (Minor)

Application requirements

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

The minor requires 15 credit hours: six credit hours of required courses and nine credit hours of elective courses. At least nine credit hours must be upper division.
Required Core Courses -- 6 credit hours
Elective Courses (choose three) -- 9 credit hours
1. 15 hours of graded classroom course work (no internship, no independent study)
2. minimum "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) grade required for all courses in the minor
3. should be a junior to take 400-level courses
4. no double counting of courses for a major and the minor
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.

Enrollment requirements

GPA Requirement: 2.00

Incompatible Majors: BS in parks and recreation management; BS in parks and recreation management (therapeutic recreation); BS in community sports management; BS in recreation therapy

Other Enrollment Requirements: None

Current ASU undergraduate students may pursue a minor and have it recognized on their ASU transcript at graduation. Students interested in pursuing a minor should consult their academic advisor to declare the minor and to ensure that an appropriate set of courses is taken. Minor requirements appear on the degree audit once the minor is added. Certain major and minor combinations may be deemed inappropriate by the college or department of either the major program or the minor. Courses taken for the minor may not count toward both the major and the minor. Students should contact their academic advisor for more information.