The Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences offers advisement sessions to all students.
For generic information and questions, students can refer the Advising Hub webpage which is meant to bring together all the different advising and counseling offices together to make it easier for you to find the updated, reliable information you need.
ACCESS provides advising for undergraduate students majoring or wanting to major in any of the departments and programs listed in the access website.
Drop-In Major Advising
Spring 2015 Major Advising - First day of advising will be January 22, 2015
Sociology Undergraduate Major Advisor: Dr. Susan Murray
Office Hours (DMH 211): Tuesday 10:30am-noon, 1:30pm-4:00pm, and graduate student appointments only 5:00pm-6:00pm; Selected Wednesdays 1:00pm-3:00pm (February 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15, 29; and May 6); and Thursday 8:00am-9:00am.
Sociology Graduate Major Advisor: Dr. Amy Leisenring
Office Hours (DMH 224): Tuesday 2:30pm-4:00pm, graduate students only 4:00pm-6:00pm; Thursday 9:45am-10:15am; and by appointment
Social Science Major Advisor (incl. Teacher Preparation): Dr. Maria Luisa Alaniz
Office Hours (DMH 220): Tuesday and Thursday 3:00pm-5:30pm
Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program Coordinator: Dr. Tanya Bakhru
Office Hours (DMH 213): On leave during Spring 2015
For additional department advisors, please see the grid below.
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO YOUR ADVISING SESSION:
- "My Academics" Homepage (print screen)
- Course History (via "My Academics")
- Unofficial transcripts from SJSU
- Unofficial transcripts from previous college(s) OR print a copy of the "Transfer Credit" report from MySJSU "My Academics" section
Select an Advisor according to Major and Undergraduate level or Graduate level.
|Social Sciences Undergraduate Advisor
Dr. Maria Luisa Alaniz
|Women's Studies Program Coordinator
Dr. Tanya Bakhru
|Dr. Natalie Boero
|Dr. Peter Chua (SOCI)
|and by appointment||12:10pm-1:10pm|
|Asian American Studies Program Coordinator
Dr. Hien Do
|**||VISIT THE ACCESS CENTER||www.sjsu.edu/access||**|
|Dr. Carlos Garcia (SOCI)
Dr. Amy Leisenring (SOCI)
4:00pm-6:00pm (graduate students only)
|and by appointment||9:45am-10:15am|
Dr. Susan Murray (SOCI)
5:00pm-6:00pm (graduate student appointments only)
Selected Wednesdays: 1:00pm-3:00pm
February 4, 18; March 4, 18; April 1, 15, 29; May 6
|Dr. Scott Myers-Lipton (SOCI)
Dr. Wendy Ng (SISS)
|Dr. Preston Rudy (SOCI)
(graduate students only)
|Dr. Megan Thiele (SOCI)