Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development: Concentration in Early Childhood - Quantitative Reasoning Category I/II and ENG 114

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

This roadmap is a suggested plan of study and does not replace meeting with an advisor. Please note that students may need to adjust the actual sequence of courses based on course availability. Please consult an advisor in your major program for further guidance.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 114 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 2 3
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
 Units15
Second Semester
CAD 210 Introduction to Applied Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core, D1) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Third Semester
CAD 215
Foundations in Early Childhood (Major Concentration) 4
or Principles and Practices in Early Childhood Programs
3
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 6 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
CAD 260 Children, Families, and Community: An Ecological Perspective (Major Core, D1, AERM, GP, SJ) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 6 9
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
CAD 300 Professional Roles and Careers in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
CAD 410 Applied Child and Youth Development (Major Core) 3
CAD 450 Understanding and Working with Diverse Families (Major Core) 3
Special Needs - Children and Families - Select One (Major Concentration): 7 3
Introduction to Disability (UD-D, SJ)  
Young Children Disabled or At Risk and Their Families (UD-D)  
Working with Families of Young Children with Disabilities (UD-D, SJ)  
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
CAD 625 Children, Youth, and Public Policy (Major Core) 3
Supporting Development and Learning Course - Select One (Major Concentration) 7,8,9 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CAD 500GW Action Research Methods in Child and Adolescent Development - GWAR (Major Core) 3
Curriculum and Methods - Select One (Major Concentration): 9 3
Curriculum and Development in Early Childhood 4  
Advanced Curriculum Study in Early Childhood Education (UD-D, AERM, SJ)  
Early Childhood Education Curriculum: Birth to Five  
E ED 610
Classroom Assessment and Evaluation for Young Children (Major Concentration) 9
or Assessment and Observation with Children
3
Administration/Leadership & Working with Families Course - Select One 9,10 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CAD 660 Applied Advanced Developmental Science in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
Elective - Select One (Major Concentration) 11 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 6 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122