Visual Arts Academic Advisor to plan out your general education and to make sure you are on track. Be sure to
prepare for your advising appointment.
Writing Skills Test (WST) as soon as possible after completing ENGL 1B so that you are able to enroll in upper
division GE courses when you have met the requirements.
Take a trip to the
Career Center to learn about choosing a major and/or career, finding a job on or off campus, and
obtaining an internship to get hands on experience in the field you are thinking of
Set up an appointment with a
Major Advisor to see which courses you should take for your major. Be sure to prepare for your advising appointment.
Begin taking lower division courses in the major of your choice.
Get involved with an organization on campus. It's a great way to meet fellow students
and to stay sane during the stresses of college life!
Study Abroad office to learn about options to globalize your learning while completing required classes
in GE or your major.
Consider participating in Community/Service Learning through San Jose State to develop
social responsibility and give back to our community.
During spring semester, attend spring Career Fairs to search for summer jobs and internships
to gain valuable skills for future classwork and jobs.
Use the catalog, Department Roadmaps, and your Degree Progress Audit to check where
you are and which requirements remain at least once a semester.
Become familiar with
Undergraduate Graduation Requirements.