Winter Session is a great way to get major requirements completed at a quick pace between regular semesters. Check out the list of courses to see if one meets your needs! Winter Session begins on Monday, January 5, 2015 and ends on Friday, January 16, 2015.
The first day of instruction for the Spring 2015 semester is Thursday, January 22, 2015. Major advising will also begin on this date. The last day to drop a course without a W grade is Tuesday, February 3rd. The last day to add a course is Tuesday, February 10th. Enrollment Census day is Wednesday, February 18th. Check your MySJSU account regularly for important updates and reminders.
The deadline to submit your Application for Graduation and Major form to the Registrar for Summer or Fall 2015 graduation is Friday, May 1, 2015. These forms require the signature of the Department Chair, Dr. Wendy Ng. Submit your forms to the SISS department office in DMH 241 at least one week prior to meet the deadline. Be sure to attach unofficial transcripts, course history, and "My Academics" to complete your packet.
May 2015 Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Graduation Ceremony
If you are scheduled to graduate in Spring 2015 and plan to register for SOCI 181B or SOCI 105B, you must request a permission code. Eligible students should have already taken SOCI 104 and SOCI 105 prior to Spring 2015. If you only have one of these courses left to take, you may concurrently enroll in that course and SOCI 181B in Spring 2015. In order to be eligible to take SOCI 105B, you must have completed SOCI 105 prior to Spring 2015. For your convenience, SOCI 104 will be offered during Winter Session 2015 (SOCI 105 will not be offered at this time).
There are two new concentrations offered for Sociology majors this year:
- BA Sociology, Concentration in Race and Ethnic Studies
- BA Sociology, Concentration in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
If you are interested in majoring in these new concentrations, please complete a Change of Major form, attach your unofficial transcripts, and submit your paperwork to the SISS department office in DMH 241 for the signature of the Department Chair, Dr. Wendy Ng.
Admissions to Criminology Are Closed as of September 30, 2011.
New students are no longer being accepted into the Sociology Concentration in Criminology.