Youth Agency Administration Studies - Curriculum

The Curriculum (36 Units)

Thirty six units of college coursework and 120-hour internship, at a nonprofit agency under the guidance of an experienced professional, overseen by our program's executive director

Core (16 Units)

  • SW 370 Field of Social Work (4)
  • YAA 290 Introduction to Youth Agency Administration (4)
  • YAA 467 The Third Sector and Nonprofit Organizations (4)
  • YAA 490 Managing and Grant Writing for Nonprofits (4)

Internship (4 Units)

  • KIN 495 Directed Field Experience (4)
  • SW 495 Directed Field Experience (4)
  • YAA 495 Directed Field Experience (4)

Required Courses in Related Fields (16 Units)

-Select one course from each of the following fields-

Communications (4 Units)

  • COMM 370 Business and Professional Communications
  • COMM 389 Intercultural Communications in the Urban Environment
  • COMM 430 Dynamics of Organizational Communication
  • COMM 489 Intercultural Communications
  • SW 372 Communication and Interviewing Skills

Organizational, Personnel, and Fiscal Management (4 Units)

  • ACCT 202 Survey of Accounting
  • MGMT 307 Management and Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 469 Training and Development
  • MGMT 485 Project Management
  • POLS 466 Public Financial Administration
  • POLS 469 Administration of Human Service Programs
  • POLS 472 Organization and Management
  • SW 475 Working with Groups

Marketing (4 Units)

  • MKT 304 Principles of Marketing
  • MKT 453 Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations

Youth and Family (4 Units)

  • CHDV 321 Urban Family: Contemporary Trends
  • CHDV 412 Issues in Child Abuse, Neglect and Family Violence
  • ICP 483 Intercultural Proficiency: Diverse Urban Families
  • KIN 421 Youth Development and Physical Activity
  • SW 476 Child Welfare

Extracurricular

Youth Agency Administration Student Association (YAASA)

  • YAASA is a campus student organization that provides its members with an opportunity to connect with those students interested in the field of youth and human services and conduct community service activities.