Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development: Concentration in Community, Health, and Social Services Roadmap – 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
SF State Studies or University Elective 4 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: U.S. History (D2) 3
GE Area E 3
 Units15
Third Semester
CAD 260 Children, Families, and Community: An Ecological Perspective (Major Core, D1, AERM, GP, SJ) 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 4 6
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area F ± 3
U.S. and California Government 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Two 4 6
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
CAD 300 Professional Roles and Careers in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
CAD 400 Community Youth Development (Major Concentration) 3
CAD 410 Applied Developmental Science: Prenatal Through Early Childhood (Major Core) 3
Family & Context Course (Major Concentration) - Take Two 6 6
 Units15
Sixth Semester
CAD 411 Applied Developmental Science: Middle Childhood through Emerging Adulthood (Major Core) 3
CAD 500GW Research Methods in Child and Adolescent Development - GWAR (Major Core) 3
Concentration Elective - Take Two (Major Concentration) 7 6
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CAD 625 Children, Youth, and Public Policy (Major Core) 3
Concentration Elective (Major Concentration) 7 3
GE Area UD-B: Upper-Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper-Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CAD 660 Applied Advanced Developmental Science in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
Concentration Elective (Major Concentration) 7 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 4 9
 Units15
 Total Units120-122