About Us

Child Studies historically has had a very good graduation record with all students who so desired accepted to University.

Child Studies is a limited enrollment profile (140-160 students only) and students should indicate their intention to register in the profile early.

For Students interested in learning about:

  • Child Development
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Parenting
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • History

What you’ll learn

For students considering Social Science at Dawson College, Child Studies profile provides a grouping of courses with an emphasis on the psychological, historical, cultural and sociological development of the child.

The profile offers:

  • Tailored courses in psychology, sociology, history, and anthropology after the first level.
  • The opportunity to complete two volunteer placements (fieldwork) within child oriented institutions. Such as elementary schools, after school programs, girl guides, sports teams, Montreal Children’s Hospital.
  • Students are taught several courses in the profile by a core group of instructors. These instructors follow the students’ progress and offer additional encouragement and guidance.

University Studies

Child Studies is suited to students wishing to pursue additional education in:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Education
  • Social Work
  • Anthropology
  • Law
  • Applied Social Science

Last Modified: June 23, 2015