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Undergraduate Advisor Directory


Undergraduate Advising

Business | EducationEngineering | Health and Human Sciences | Humanities and the Arts | Professional and Global Education | Science | Social Sciences | International | Interdisciplinary | Undeclared / Pre-Nursing by AARS

For updates to the Advisor Directory, email curriculum@sjsu.edu. 


Business Advising

Major/Minor/General Education Advisors

Jack Holland Student Success Center
Boccardo Business Center (BBC) 008
408-924-3435
www.sjsu.edu/lcobssc

Department Chairs

Accounting and Finance
Elizabeth Grace, Department Chair
Concentrations in Accounting, Accounting Information Systems, Corporate Accounting and Finance, and Finance.

Marketing and Business Analytics
Michael Merz, Department Chair
Concentrations in Business Analytics, General Business, and Marketing.

Global Innovation And Leadership
Taeho Park, School Director
Concentrations in Entrepreneurship, Global Operations Management, and International Business. 

Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management
Tsu-Hong Yen, Department Chair
Concentration in Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management.

Information Systems and Technology
Timothy R. Hill, School Director
Concentration in Management Information Systems.

Management
Nancy Da Silva, School Director
Concentrations in Human Resource Management, and Management.


Education Advising

General Education Advisors

Lurie College of Education Student Success Center
Sweeney Hall 106
408-924-2700
www.sjsu.edu/education/studentsuccesscenter

Major/Minor Advisors

Child Development
Terry O’Donnell-Johnson
Laura Pirazzi

Communicative Disorders and Sciences
Marcella McCollum

Educational and Community Leadership concentration in the Interdisciplinary Studies, BA
View the College of Education website.


Engineering Advising

General Education Advisors

Engineering Student Success Center
Engineering Building 116
408-924-3990
www.engr.sjsu.edu/students/essc

Major/Minor Advisors

Aerospace Engineering
Nikos J. Mourtos, Department Chair

Aviation
Fred Barez, Department Chair

Biomedical Engineering
Guna Selvaduray, Department Chair

Chemical Engineering
Richard Chung, Department Chair

Civil Engineering
Laura Sullivan-Green, Department Chair

Computer Engineering
Monica Serna

Electrical Engineering
David W. Parent

General Engineering
Jack Warecki

Industrial and Systems Engineering
Yasser Dessouky, Department Chair

Engineering Technology
Fred Barez, Department Chair

Materials Engineering
Richard Chung, Department Chair

Mechanical Engineering
Nicole Okamoto, Department Chair

Software Engineering
Monica Serna


Health and Human Sciences Advising

General Education Advisors

College of Health and Human Sciences Student Success Center
MacQuarrie Hall (MH) 533 / Health Building (HB) 105
408-924-2910 / 408-924-8601
www.sjsu.edu/chhs-ssc

Major/Minor Advisors

Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management
Tsu-Hong Yen, Department Chair

Kinesiology
Daniel Bohigian

Nursing
Suzanne Malloy, Undergraduate Coordinator

April Wood
RN to BSN Program

Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging
B.S. in Nutritional Science (by Student Last Name)

         Student Last Name A - BAlex Feng
         ​Student Last Name C - EJohn Gieng 
         Student Last Name F - KJamie Kubota
         Student Last Name L - MKasuen Mauldin
         Student Last Name N - RGiselle Pignotti
         Student Last Name S - UAdrianne Widaman
         Student Last Name VAlex Feng
         Student Last Name WGiselle Pignotti
         Student Last Name X - YAlex Feng
         Student Last Name ZJohn Gieng

Packaging
Packaging Majors
Edmund Tang, Packaging Program Coordinator
Xiaojing (Kate) Liu

Packaging Minors
Izzie Brown

Public Health
Felicia Noonis

Recreation
Joshua Baur, Recreation, Recreation Management Concentration, BS
Susan Ross, Recreation, Recreation Therapy Concentration, BS

Social Work
Cilla Shaffar


Humanities and the Arts Advising

General Education Advisors

Humanities and Arts Student Success Center
Clark Hall 244
408-924-5095
www.sjsu.edu/ha-advising

Major/Minor Advisors

Advertising
Phylis West Johnson, School Director

Art History and Visual Culture
Anthony Raynsford, Department Chair

Art
Anthony Raynsford, Department Chair

Chinese
Chunhui Peng

Creative Arts
Shannon Rose Riley, Department Chair

Dance
Heather Cooper

Design

David Chai 
Animation & Illustration, BFA
Design Studies, Animation & Illustration concentration, BA

Chang Kim
Graphic Design, BFA
Design Studies, Graphic Design concentration, BA

Joshua Nelson
Design Studies, Industrial Design concentration, BA
Industrial Design, BS

Diana Seah
Design Studies,Interior Design concentration,
Interior Design, BFA

English
Balance Chow
General English, BA

Alan Soldofsky
Creative Writing Concentration, English, BA

Mark Thompson
Professional and Technical Writing Concentration, English, BA

Jennifer K Johnson
Preparation for Teaching, English, BA

French
Jean-Luc Desalvo

Humanities
Amy Li
BA Liberal Studies, Teacher Preparation
(All Sophomore; Juniors & Seniors with last names starting from N -Z)

Funie Hsu
BA Humanities, Liberal Arts Concentration

Todd Ormbee
BA Humanities, American Studies Concentration

Shannon Rose Riley, Department Chair
BA Creative Arts

Jennifer Rycenga
BA Humanities, Religious Studies Concentration

Susan Verducci
BA Liberal Studies Teacher Preparation
(All Freshman; Juniors & Seniors with last names starting from A-M)

Japanese
Michiko Uryu

Journalism
Phylis West Johnson, School Director

Liberal Studies
Susan Verducci

Linguistics
Stefan Frazier, Department Chair

Music
Pablo Furman

Philosophy
Janet Stemwedel

Public Relations
Phylis West Johnson, School Director

Radio-Television-Film
Kimb Massey

Spanish
Damian Bacich, Department Chair

Theatre Arts
Amy Glazer


Professional and Global Education Advising

Information Science and Data Analytics

Dr. Souvick Ghosh, BSISDA program coordinator.


Science Advising

General Education Advisors

College of Science Advising Center (CoSAC)
Duncan Hall (DH) 212
408-924-5193
www.sjsu.edu/cosac

CoSAC Advisors will not advise students for Biology, Chemistry, or Computer Science who are not declared in a Biology, Chemistry, or Computer Science major. Students in those majors who have been referred to CoSAC by their assigned Faculty Advisor may make an appointment with Dr. Jamie Alea.

When scheduling the appointment, write the name of your Faculty Advisor in the box provided before finalizing your appointment. Your appointment will be cancelled if the name of your assigned Faculty Advisor is not written.

Major/Minor Advisors

Applied Mathematics

Students declared in all Mathematics concentrations will see their assigned Faculty Advisor.

Biological Sciences

  • Biological Sciences students in BA Biology and have NOT passed BIOL 30 and BIOL 31 with a “C-” or better and CHEM 1B with a “C” or better will see Ms. Nancy Le.
  • Biological Sciences students with a concentration in Microbiology, Molecular Biology, or Systems Physiology and have NOT passed BIOL 30 and BIOL 31 with a “C-” or better and CHEM 1B with a “C” or better will see Mr. Jonathan Tran.
  • ALL Biological Sciences students who have passed BIOL 30 and BIOL 31 with a “C-” or better and CHEM 1B with a “C” or better will see their assigned Faculty Advisor.

Chemistry

  • Chemistry students declared as BS Chemistry or BS Chemistry/Biochemistry who have NOT passed CHEM 112B or CHEM 113A with a “C” or better will see Ms. Colleen Chon.
  • Chemistry students declared as BS Chemistry or BS Chemistry/Biochemistry who have passed CHEM 112B or CHEM 113A with a “C” or better will see their assigned Faculty Advisor.

Computer Science

  • Computer Science students who have NOT passed CS 146 with a “C-” or better will see Ms. Colleen Chon.
  • Computer Science students who have passed CS 146 with a “C-” or better will see their assigned Faculty Advisor.

Earth System Science
Kimberly Blisniuk

Ecology and Evolution

Biology students in BS Ecology & Evolution and have NOT passed BIOL 30 and BIOL 31 with a “C-” or better and CHEM 1B with a “C” or better will see Ms. Nancy Le.

Geology
Kimberly Blisniuk

Marine Biology

Biology students in BS Marine Biology and have NOT passed BIOL 30 and BIOL 31 with a “C-” or better and CHEM 1B with a “C” or better will see Ms. Nancy Le.

Mathematics

Students declared in all Mathematics concentrations will see their assigned Faculty Advisor.

Meteorology and Climate Science
Qian Tan

Physics
Ranko Heindl
 


Social Sciences Advising

General Education Advisors

Academic Counseling Center for Excellence in the Social Sciences (ACCESS)
Clark Hall 240
408-924-5363
www.sjsu.edu/access

Major/Minor Advisors

African American Studies
Travis Boyce, Department Chair

Anthropology
Roberto Gonzalez, Department Chair

Behavioral Science
Roberto Gonzalez, Department Chair

Chicana and Chicano Studies
Jonathan Gomez

Communication Studies
Andrew Wood, Department Chair
Tabitha Hart, Undergraduate Coordinator

Economics
Matthew Holian, Department Chair

Environmental Studies
Lynne Trulio, Department Chair

Forensic Science
Paul Knepper, Department Chair

Geography
Kathrine Richardson

Global Studies
Katherine Cushing

History
Glen Gendzel, Department Chair

Justice Studies
Paul Knepper, Department Chair

Organizational Studies
Roberto Gonzalez, Department Chair

Political Science
Garrick Percival, Department Chair

Psychology
Mark VanSelst, Department Chair

Social Science, Preparation for Teaching
Wendy Rouse

Sociology
Carlos Garcia, Department Chair
Faustina DuCros
Elizabeth Sweet


International Student and Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) centralizes immigration advising resources and co-curricular support programming for international students and scholars on campus. Our goal is to serve the needs of our international students and scholars and to enhance their experience in the United States and to integrate them into our community, while also contributing to their success during their tenure at SJSU and beyond.

Student Union
408-924-5931
www.sjsu.edu/isss


Interdisciplinary Studies BA/BS

The Office of Undergraduate Education sponsors undergraduate degrees as a Interdisciplinary Studies, BA. The Interdisciplinary Studies is designed for situations in which an existing SJSU undergraduate degree major does not adequately accommodate academic professional aims. Students who complete a Interdisciplinary Studies shall be able to demonstrate the characteristics of “intentional learners” who can adapt to new environments, integrate knowledge from different sources, and continue learning throughout their life.

Office of Undergraduate Education (UE)
ADM 159
408-924-2447
www.sjsu.edu/ue

Educational and Community Leadership concentration in the Interdisciplinary Studies, BA

View the College of Education website.


Undeclared/Pre-Nursing: Academic Advising and Retention Services

Academic Advising & Retention Services provides advising to undeclared and pre-nursing students. Transition advising is provided by this office through Frosh and Transfer Orientations.

Advising Hub website is meant to serve as a resource for all undergraduate students to aid in student success. As the name suggests, it’s at the center of many advising and academic support services available at SJSU. This site can be used to locate and access the information and people you need to help you progress smoothly to your degree objective.

Student Services Center
408-924-2129
www.sjsu.edu/aars


Graduate Advising

The Office of Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations (GAPE) maintains a directory of graduate programs and advisor information.