Major Advising

Major Advisors

Major Advisors are professors who advise students. You can meet with your department major advisor regarding the following:

  • Major Course Requirement Advising
  • Major Course Planning
  • Graduation Review and Approval
  • Petition Signing (May also need Associate Dean's Signature)
  • Juniors and Seniors will recieve most of their advising from Faculty Advisors

Change of Major Request

If you are looking to change your major to a College of Social Science major, make an appointment with a major advisor in the prospective department. Major Advising information is listed bellow:

Major Advisor Contact Information: 

 

African American Studies

Washington Square Hall 

Room 216A (2nd Floor) 

One Washington Square San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: (408) 924-5871

 

Anthropology

Clark Hall Suite 469

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5710

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Behavioral Science 

Clark Hall Suite 469

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-571

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Chicana/Chicano Studies

Clark Hall 231

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5760

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Communication Studies

Hugh Gillis Hall 108

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5360

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Economics

Dudley Moorehead Hall 147

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5400

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Environmental Studies

Washington Square Hall 118

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5450 (Voice), 408-924-5477 (Fax)

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Geography & Global Studies

Washington Square Hall 118

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5475

Major Advisng Contact Information

 

History

Dudley Moorehead Hall 134

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5500

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Justice Studies

MacQuarrie Hall (MH 524)

Telephone: 408-924-2931

justice-studies@sjsu.edu

Major Advising Contact Information

Organizational Studies

Clark Hall Suite 469

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-571

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Political Science

Clark Hall 471

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5550

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Psychology

Dudley Moorehead Hall 157

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5600

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences

Dudley Moorehead Hall 241

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5320

Major Advising Contact Information

 

Urban and Regional Planning

Washington Square Hall 216A

One Washington Square

San José, CA 95192-0108

Telephone: 408-924-5882

No Undergraduate Advising

Graduate Advising Available

 


 

Change of Major Form

The change of major process for each CoSS major varies depending on department requirements as well as impaction thresholds. However, every major requires that you fill out a "Change of Major Form". There are two forms, and the form you use depends on how many units you have. You can also visit the main SJSU "Change of Major" site for more information.

Form(s) needed: 



 Major Road Maps for 2020/2021

 Please visit the Advising Hub: MyRoadMap to find your major roadmap.