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Faculty of Community Services

Planning your courses

Keeping your education on track in Ryerson’s School of Child and Youth Care means following the right steps when selecting your courses.

Plan your courses

You can check out the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar for current information on course offerings.

To help you manage the course-selection process, you can view Ryerson’s undergraduate calendar video tutorials.

Keep in mind important CYC course prerequisites [PDF] to keep your course selection on track.

Indicate your course intentions

Course intentions is a pre-enrolment electronic process through which you express interest in a course for the upcoming semester. Check in RAMSS (my.ryerson.ca) or in the Significant Dates section of the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar for information about when you must complete your course intentions

CYC undergraduate courses are categorized in the following ways:

  • Evening courses: section number 701

  • Distance courses: section number 801

  • Day courses: section number 001

Enrol in courses

You can enrol in courses using RAMSS (my.ryerson.ca). Course intention and registration information for part-time students is continuously updated, so check your RAMSS account and Ryerson e-mail account regularly. Note that you are responsible for managing your academic career at Ryerson, including enrolling in courses and paying tuition fees.

CYC undergraduate courses are categorized in the following ways:

  • Evening courses: section number 701

  • Distance courses: section number 801

  • Day courses: section number 001

For detailed information on the enrolment process, check out these other resources:

Track your progress

You can track your progress through the program by checking your advising report through RAMSS (my.ryerson.ca). This lets you see all the courses you have taken, are currently enrolled in, and still need to take in order to graduate.

Take electives through the Chang School

Ryerson makes it possible for you take elective courses through The Chang School of Continuing Education. They may be delivered at different times and in different formats, which offers you more flexibility and convenience in your education.

To confirm that Chang School elective courses count towards your CYC degree, review the approved Lower Level Liberal Studies, Upper Level Liberal Studies and Professionally-Related courses in the Ryerson Undergraduate Calendar.

The codes for all Chang School courses are prefaced with a “C”.