Social Work and Gerontology SF Scholars Roadmap

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 Year
Fall 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 D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomic Analysis (Major Prerequisite, D1) 3
PSY 200 General Psychology (Major Prerequisite, D1) 3
GE Area A 3
GE Area E 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Second Year
Fall Semester
BIOL 100 Human Biology (Major Prerequisite, B2, SJ) 3
SOC 105 Sociological Perspectives (Major Prerequisite, D1) 3
GE Area C - Take Two 6
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area D 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15-16
Third Year
Fall Semester
S W 300 U.S. Social Welfare: Past, Present, and Future (Major Core) 3
S W 302 Introduction to Social Service Organizations (Major Core) 3
S W 352 Gender, Sexism, and Social Welfare (Major Core) 3
S W 410 Human Development and the Social Services (Major Core) 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
S W 301GW U.S. Social Welfare II: Problems, Policies, and Programs - GWAR (Major Core) 3
S W 400 Social Work Practice I (Major Core) 3
S W 402 Interviewing Skills in Social Work (Major Core) 3
S W 470 Social Differences and Social Work Practice (Major Core) 3
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Fourth Year
Summer Semester
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units6
Fall Semester
S W 350 Services to Children, Youth, and Their Families (Major Core) 3
S W 401 Social Work Practice II (Major Core) 3
S W 456 Urban Community Organizing and Citizen Action (Major Core) 3
S W 502 Seminar on Field Experience I (Major Core) 1
S W 503 Field Experience in the Social Services I (Major Core) 2
GRN 710 Aging Processes: Health and Human Services (Master's Core) 3
 Units15
Spring Semester
S W 450 Introduction to Research in Social Work (Major Core) 3
S W 504 Seminar on Field Experience II (Major Core) 1
S W 505 Field Experience in the Social Services II (Major Core) 2
GRN 725 Aging and Diversity (Master's Core) 3
GRN 735 Ethical and Legal Issues in Aging and Social Services (Master's Core) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Fifth Year
Fall Semester
GRN 705 Aging in a Multidimensional Context (Master's Core) 3
GRN 715 Age and Social Policy Analysis (Master's Core) 3
GRN 760 Research Methods in Gerontology (Master's Core) 3
GRN 838 Gerontology Seminar (Master's Core) 3
 Units12
Spring Semester
GRN 765 Aging and Continuum of Care (Master's Core) 3
GRN 839 Gerontology Internship (Master's Core) 3
GRN 890 Integrative Seminar (Master's Core) 3
Graduate Elective 6 3
 Units12
 Total Units150-151