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- Type "Poli Sci Dept"
- Type Preferred Fund

Changes to Political Science Major 



Changes to the Political Science Major as of Fall 2016

Political Science Major Study Planner

Political Science Roadmap 

Spring 2019 Course Schedule

Faculty Department Contact Information

See Department Calendar for Department Chairs Office Hours


Career Advising

The Career Center at SJSU is a resource for students and alumni to utilize at any stage of their career development path.  Whether you have no idea what you want to do with your life or you just need help finding your first job or internship, the Career Center can help!  Take advantage of the 3 to 4 career fairs held per semester attracting hundreds of Silicon Valley employers to SJSU.  In addition, the Career Center website holds many virtual resources, including videos, a mock interview tool, and SpartaJobs, the online job board.  Via SpartaJobs, students can sign up to meet with a career consultant one-on-one or attend daily drop-in advising sessions for help with resumes, cover letters, job search techniques, etc.  

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Academic Advising

ACCESS provides general advising for undergraduate students majoring or wanting to major in Political Science.


Stop by ACCESS for:

  • General Education (GE) advising
  • Answers to questions about academic policy
  • Academic advice or just tips to navigate your way around SJSU
  • A quiet place to study (and/or do group projects)
  • A chance to meet fellow social sciences majors and peer advisors
  • Help with changing majors
  • Workshops and presentations (writing, statistics, graduate school application, etc.)

ACCESS Success Center

Major/Minor Advising

To change your major/minor to Political Science, please bring in the following:

To apply for graduation, please bring in the following: