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

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

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
ENG 104 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch I 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
ENG 105 Writing the First Year: Finding Your Voice Stretch II (A2) 1 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 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
GE Area E 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 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) 10 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 11 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CAD 500GW Action Research Methods in Child and Adolescent Development - GWAR 3
Curriculum and Methods - Select One (Major Concentration): 9 3
Curriculum and Development in Early Childhood 4  
Advanced Curriculum Study in ECE (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 9,12 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 6 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CAD 600
CAD 601
Child and Adolescent Development Internship Seminar
and Child and Adolescent Development Internship (Major Core) 13
3
Curriculum Specialties Course - Select One (Major Concentration): 14 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take One 6 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122