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Advising for Undergraduate Physics & Astronomy Majors & Minors

Prof. Ranko Heindl

Advising appointments are made through Spartan Connect only.

  • Want help with GE classes? 
    • For advising on General Education (GE) courses, please contact College of Science Advising Center (COSAC).
    • MyProgress will also give you an overview of your progress in major and GE classes. Check it out!
  • Want to change your major? 
    • To physics - talk to me.
    • From physics to anything else - contact Dr. Jamie Alea from COSAC (https://www.sjsu.edu/cosac/staff/academic-advisors/index.html), who will advise you on the change of major, and lift your hold if necessary.
    • Between physics B.S., B.A., and B.A.-Teacher-Prep - talk to me first, then fill out the change of major form in the physics department main office.
  • Want to graduate? 
    • Attend the "Graduation Workshop"
    • Apply for graduation about a semester before estimated graduation date.
    • Fill out the major form during the last semester and submit it me. You can get the form at the department office (see Mrs. Bertha).
You will not be able to graduate without the major form and the application for graduation. Those are two different things that need to be completed separately.
  • Want to declare physics or astronomy minor? - ... 

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