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
Sociology majors with less than 45 semester credit hours are to be advised through the Freshman College’s Center for Academic Excellence. Sociology majors with 45 or more semester credit hours are to be advised by the Psychology & Sociology Department .
Advising through the Center for Academic Excellence
- Your academic advisor will send an email 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 email you were sent containing the appointment link, please log into angelo.gradesfirst.com 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 appropriate office above based on your overall earned hours.
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 Center for Academic Excellence at 325-942-2595.
Advising through the Department of Psychology and Sociology
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.