While we offer professional academic advising for your major, your Department Undergraduate Advisor is your primary source for career and major advising.
All Spring 2020 CoS Academic Advising is now VIRTUAL. Please email your major advisor to set up a virtual appointment. Contact information for advisors listed below.
Dual Modeling of Advising:
At SDSU we have a dual model of advising. All General Education (GE) advising happens at the Advising & Evaluations office and major advisors can’t advise on GEs. All major course advising happens with your department advisor or supplementally requests can also be made in our CoS Student Success Center.
AstronomySan Diego State University has the only independent astronomy department, and we operate a research observatory on Mount Laguna, a short drive east of San Diego.
Dr. Jerome Orosz
P – 241
Office Hours: Tues, 1:30 – 4:00 pm
BiologyThe Department of Biology has it’s own Biology Undergraduate Advising Office. Please contact them for questions regarding your Biology major or minor requirements.
LSN – 102
Chemistry & BiochemistryThe Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at San Diego State University offers the Bachelor of Science degree, accredited by the American Chemical Society (ACS).
Dr. Dave Pullman
CSL – 301
Office Hours: Mon/Wed, 12:30 – 2:00 pm
Computer ScienceThe SDSU CS undergraduate program provides students a broad background in computer science theory and state-of-the-practice experiences that will enable them to pursue high technology careers.
Computer Science Advisor
GMCS – 544
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 12:30-1:30 pm & Tues/Thurs 10am-12pm
Environmental SciencesEnvironmental Sciences is an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Sciences program. The program provides students with a rigorous and arcing foundation in natural and biological sciences most relevant to environmental issues.
Environmental Sciences Advisor
Dr. John Love
CSL – 339
Geological SciencesIn SDSU’s Geography Program, students are introduced to a strong foundation in physical and human geography, supported by skills in Geographic Information Systems and other methodologies.
Geological Sciences Advisor
Dr. David Kimbrough
GMCS – 229A
Office Hours: Tues/Wed, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm or by appt.
Mathematics & StatisticsBecause of its broad scope, degrees in mathematics prepare students for many different careers and the department offers a variety of such degrees and emphases to provide students with several blends and specialties according to their interests and goals.
Math Education Advisor
GMCS – 505
Office Hours: Tues, 12:00 – 2:00 pm
Dr. Barbara Bailey
GMCS – 513
Office Hours: TBA & by Appt.
PhysicsThe Physics Department at San Diego State University is committed to offering every undergraduate and graduate student the fullest opportunity to realize his or her potential as a physicist. The department has a history of teaching excellence and a commitment to continuing this tradition.
Dr. Usha Sinha
P – 133
Office Hours: Mon/Wed 2:00 – 3:00 pm
PsychologyThe Psychology department has it’s own Peer Advising Center. Please contact them for questions or information regarding your Psychology major or minor.
Psychology Peer Advising Center
Peer Advisors (No appointments are necessary)
LSN – 105
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10:00 am – 4:00 pm (closed 11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Fridays 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO)The Health Professions Advising Office is a resource for current SDSU students planning a career in the health professions. HPAO provides information, guidance and support to students from any major about most health professions, including dentistry, medicine, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, and veterinary medicine.
Health Professions Advising Office
(No appointments are necessary)
GMCS – 323
Hours: Mon – Thurs 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fridays 9:00 am – 4:00 pm