Bachelor of Arts in Child and Adolescent Development: Concentration in School Age Child and Family Roadmap – Quantitative Reasoning Category III/IV and Stretch English

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 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
B4 Support Course 3 2-3
GE Area C 3
 Units14-15
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: U.S. History (D2) 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) 4 3-4
GE Area C 3
GE Area E 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
MATH 165 Concepts of the Number System (Major Concentration) 3
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 4 3-4
GE Area F ± 3
U.S. and California Government 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
CAD 300 Professional Roles and Careers in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
CAD 410 Applied Developmental Science: Prenatal Through Early Childhood (Major Core) 3
Language Studies - Select One (Major Concentration): 3
Performance of Children's Literature  
Language Development (UD-D)  
Science Course (Major Concentration) 6 3
History Course (Major Concentration) 7 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
CAD 411 Applied Developmental Science: Middle Childhood through Emerging Adulthood (Major Core) 3
Literature Course - Select One (Major Concentration): 3
Asian American Children's/Adolescent Literature (UD-C, AERM, SJ)  
"Typical American": Narratives of Multiculturalism in the Americas from 1492 to the Present (UD-D, GP)  
Literature and the Adolescent Reader (AERM)  
Physical Education Course - Select One (Major Concentration): 3
Introduction to Teaching Physical Education  
Elementary School Physical Education: K-5  
Motor Development  
GE Area UD-C: Upper-Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 5 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
CAD 500GW Research Methods in Child and Adolescent Development - GWAR (Major Core) 3
CAD 625 Children, Youth, and Public Policy (Major Core) 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 5 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
CAD 660 Applied Advanced Developmental Science in Child and Adolescent Development (Major Core) 3
Art Course (Major Concentration) 8 3
SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Three 5 10
 Units16
 Total Units120-123