Welcome back! Enrollment census day is Thursday, September 17th. You will not be able to make changes to your course schedule without a completed petition, the Department Chair's approval, and approval from the Academic Advising and Retention Services office.
The deadline to submit your Application for Graduation and Major Form to the Registrar for Spring 2016 graduation is Thursday, October 1st, 2015. These forms require the signature of the Acting Department Chair, Dr. Carlos Garcia. Submit your forms to the SISS department office in DMH 241 at least a week before the deadline. Late forms will not be accommodated. Be sure to attach 2 unofficial transcripts, printout of the "My Academics" homepage via your MySJSU, and your course history to complete your application packet. Click here for forms and directions.
There are two new major concentrations and one new minor offered:
- BA Sociology, Concentration in Race and Ethnic Studies
- BA Sociology, Concentration in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
- Minor, Sociology of Education
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 Acting Department Chair, Dr. Carlos Garcia.
If you are scheduled to graduate in Spring 2016 and plan to register for SOCI 181B or SOCI 105B, you must request a permission code. Eligible students should have both applied for Spring 2016 graduation and already taken the appropriate prerequisites prior to Spring 2016. For SOCI 181B, you must have completed SOCI 104 or SOCI 105 prior to Spring 2016. For SOCI 105B, you must have completed SOCI 105 prior to Spring 2016. Please note that you will receive a response to your request by Monday, December 7th. For questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Admissions to Criminology Are Closed as of September 30, 2011.
New students are no longer being accepted into the Sociology Concentration in Criminology.