Each student will be assigned an academic advisor by the Graduate Admissions Committee of the Department of Child and Youth Study. This advisor will be a faculty member of the Department of Child and Youth Study. The academic advisor will be responsible for overseeing the student’s program. The student and academic advisor will prepare the student’s program in compliance with program requirements. Each student’s program will be submitted to the Graduate Admissions Committee (CYS) for approval. Students wishing to take coursework at another university while registered at the Mount must comply with Mount Saint Vincent University regulations regarding transfer of credit and obtain the necessary authorized external course forms. Any changes to a student’s program must be approved by the student’s academic advisor and Graduate Admissions Committee (CYS).