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Spring 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.


Planning to Graduate in Summer or Fall 2015?

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

The department graduation ceremony will be held on Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 11am in Morris Dailey Auditorium.  Ticket sales information will be released in the next several weeks, so stay tuned!  This ceremony is in addition to the university-wide commencement at Spartan Stadium on Saturday, May 23rd, 2015.


Sociology Capstone Permission Codes for Spring 2015

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.


New Sociology Major Concentrations Starting Fall 2014

There are two new concentrations offered for Sociology majors this year:

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.