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Sociology Advising

Welcome sociology students! Please read below for all of the information you need to be prepared for your appointment. Advising is required for all sociology majors regardless of classification.

What to Expect

SociologyMajors Advising Options:

Advising through the Archer College of Health & Human Services
  • Your academic advisor will send an e-mail to you through the Grades First advising software. You will then be able to follow the link provided to choose an appointment time of your choice.
  • If you lose the e-mail you were sent containing the appointment link, please log into using your RamPort credentials. You should find an announcement bar at the top of your viewing screen with a link to schedule the appointment.

    • New Sociology Majors: If you will be a new sociology major or would like to change your major to sociology, please contact the Archer College of Health and Human Services at 325-942-2630 to schedule an appointment.

  • Once your schedule has been approved, your advisor will sign off on your degree plan and release your advising hold.

  • If you have no other holds, you will be free to register for classes based on the registration schedule. If you have other holds, you will be directed to the appropriate place to have them removed.
  • If you have scheduled an appointment and will not be able to attend, please notify your advisor right away by calling the Archer College of Health and Human Services at 325-942-2630.
Advising through the Department of Psychology, Sociology & Social Work
  • Students majoring in sociology can sign up for an advising appointment by visiting the department office in Room 204 of the Academic Building. The office coordinator has an appointment book that lists several hours per day in which students can see a faculty or staff advisor. Students who are unable to come to campus should call the office coordinator at 325-942-2068.

  • For more information, please visit the Sociology Advising web page.

How to Be Prepared

  • You are expected to review your advising plan to determine the prerequisite courses you have yet to complete and the courses you intend to take during the upcoming semester:

  • You are expected to review the schedule of classes prior to your advising appointment to determine your tentative schedule for the upcoming semester.

  • Please notify your advisor at the beginning of your advising session if you have courses that still need to be transferred to ASU, or plan to take courses elsewhere in a future term.

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