• This is only a sample academic plan. Some CSU majors may have additional required or recommended courses for transfer. Please see a counselor to create a customized My Academic Plan (MAP) that will best meet your specific academic goals.
Semester 1
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
WR 1College Writing 1A24
COMM 1Communication FundamentalsA13
HD 7Developmental Psychology: Childhood and AdolescenceE & Major3
HD 15Socialization of the Child - Child, Family, CommunityD & Major3
HD 115Introduction to CurriculumMajor3
Semester 2
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
Critical ThinkingCritical Thinking GE CourseA33-4
MATH 10 or MATH 20*Introducation to Statistics or Math for Elementary Teachers B43
HD 110Principles and Practices of Teaching Young ChildrenMajor3
HD 101Observation and Assessment of Young Children (Summer + Spring only)Major3
PS 1American GovernmentD3
Semester 3
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
HD 150Health, Safety and Nutrition of ChildrenMajor3
HD 120Child Guidance and DisciplineMajor3
ARTSArts GE Course C13
HIST 20 or HIST 21American History CourseC23
Physical SciencePhysical Science GE CourseB13
Science LabPhysical Science GE LabB31
Semester 4
Sample Educational Plan for a single term.
CourseTitleCSU GE Area/MajorUnits
HD 130Teaching in a Diverse Society (Spring Only)Major3
HD 181Practicum: Early Childhood Programs (Spring Only)Major3
HD 168Cooperative Work Experience: Human Development (Spring Only)Major1
Arts/HumanitiesArts or Humanities GE CourseC1 or C23
Life ScienceLife Science GE CourseB23
Social ScienceSocial Science GE CourseD3
  1. Students can take Math 10 or Math 20 or any other math course that meets the CSU transfer math requirement in CSU GE Area B4.

*Students may be eligible for one or more AA/AS/AA-T/AS-T degrees if they complete a GE transfer pattern, have specific courses, and have 60 transferable units. Please see a counselor for degree options and advisement.