Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development: Concentration in Youth Work and Out of School Time – ECE Associate Degree for Transfer Roadmap

This is a sample pathway for students who transfer to San Francisco State University in the current Bulletin year with an AS-T in Early Childhood Education (ECE) with 60 units in transfer. Six units in the major (CAD 210, CAD 260) and all lower division GE requirements have been satisfied. Degree completion guaranteed in 60 units; see the Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) section for more information.

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
CAD 400 Community Youth Development 3
CAD 410 Applied Child and Youth Development 1 3
CAD 450 Understanding and Working with Diverse Families 3
Major Concentration: Youth and Context (from the following list) 3
U.S. and California Government 3
or University Elective if US/CA Government met before transfer
 
 Units15
Second Semester
CAD 430
CAD 431
Experiential and Activity Based Learning Seminar
and Experiential and Activity Based Learning Practice
4
FCS 321
Adolescents and Families
or Adolescent Psychology
3
Select One: 3
Growth Through Art and Leisure  
Developmental Play Processes  
Urban Recreation and Parks 2  
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
University Elective 3
 Units16
Third Semester
CAD 500GW Action Research Methods in Child and Adolescent Development - GWAR 1 3
CAD 540 Ethics and Principles in Serving Youth 3
CAD 625 Children, Youth, and Public Policy 3
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
University Elective 3
 Units15
Fourth Semester
CAD 630 Youth Work and Out of School Time Internship Seminar 1
CAD 631 Youth Work and Out of School Time Internship 3
RPT 400 Programming Recreation, Parks, and Tourism Experiences 3
US History 3
or University Elective if US History met in transfer
 
Upper Division GE: UD-B, UD-C, or UD-D 3
or University Elective if UD GE is already satisfied
 
University Elective 2
 Units15
 Total Units61

To Do at SF State:

Enough total units to reach 120 minimum for graduation; 40 units minimum at the upper division level; to include the following:

University-Wide Requirements: 9–15 units

  • American Institutions (0–6 units): US History, US Government, California State and Local Government requirements if not taken before transfer
  • Upper division GE, areas B, C and D (9 units): Courses required for the major may double-count if approved for UD GE.
  • Students entering this major with the AS-T in Early Childhood Education are not required to fulfill SF State Studies requirements.
  • Complementary Studies is satisfied by taking the required minimum of 12 units in disciplines other than CAD.

CAD major (Concentration in Youth Work & Out of School Time: 39–41 units

CAD 210 and CAD 260 met in transfer.

  • Major Core (18 units): Includes GWAR 
  • Concentration (21–23 units)
  • Minimum grade of C or better required for all courses in the major.

University Electives: Eight or more units

Depends on course choices made at the community college, how transferred units are applied to the requirements above, and course choices at SF State. Some courses may meet more than one requirement, e.g. both in UD GE and the major.

Major Concentration: Youth and Context

AFRS 678/SOC 452Urban Issues of Black Children and Youth3
C J 470Juvenile Justice4
C J 475Intervention Policies in Juvenile Justice3
C J/LTNS 485Latina/o Youth, Crime, and Justice3
RRS 480Youth Culture, Race and Resistance 23