Science and Engineering

Key information

  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.
  • SF State's Career Service and Leadership Development Center offers a range of ways to ensure that every student can make the best start to their career.
  • Careers events: These include a fall and spring career fair, a part-time job fair, and a graduate school fair. We also offer a wide variety of workshops to all current SF State students and alumni.
  • Resources: The Career Service provides a number of careers-oriented webinars, as well as written and video guides on how to write resumes, apply for internships and approach graduate school admissions. Face-to-face practice interviews in various fields are also offered.
  • Partnerships with industry: Collaborations with strategic partners like Genentech and the CSU Entertainment Alliance create many opportunities for students in the state's top industries.
  • Special courses: The President’s Leadership Fellows Course helps students develop soft skills including resume writing, interview skills and networking. Workshops are also provided on leadership, teamwork, critical thinking, unconscious bias and emotional intelligence. Alternatively, the San Francisco Venture Capital Fast Pitch Conference gives students a chance to pitch their ideas to venture capitalists and angel investors: to date, it has won millions of dollars in investment for student and graduate startups.

English language entry requirements

IELTS: 5.0 TOEFL: 50

Academic requirements

GPA: 3.5




January, June, August

BS Applied Mathematics

BS Biochemistry

BA Biology

BS Biology

BA Chemistry

BS Chemistry

BS Civil Engineering

BS Computer Engineering

BS Computer Science

BA Earth Sciences

BS Earth Sciences

BS Electrical Engineering

BS Environmental Science

BA Family & Consumer Sciences

BA Geography

BA Mathematics

BS Mechanical Engineering

BA Modern Jewish Studies

BA Physics

BS Physics

BS Statistics