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Academic Advising

Department of Undergraduate Advising - Provides academic advisingto all admitted undergraduate students with majors and/or minors in the College of Humanities, Arts, Behavioral and Social Sciences (CHABSS) and the College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) at CSUSM. Please see the Fall 2016 Advising Roster to verify your current Undergraduate Advisor.

Degree Planner - Interactive online tool that provides proactive course planning for students.

Roadmaps - 4-year Roadmaps provide suggested course sequence towards completion of degree. They include projected course offerings and are subject to change due to faculty availability and student demand. CSUSM students are strongly encouraged to fine-tune a personalized graduation plan with an academic advisor and/or by utilizing the Degree Planner in myCSUSM.

Chemistry Major Worksheet

Chemistry Education Major Worksheet

Biochemistry Major Worksheet

Chemistry Minor Worksheet

Faculty Advising

Chemistry Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Jasien 760-750-4135 Science Hall 2 333    Biochemistry Faculty Advisor Dr. Jose Mendoza  760-750-8075 Science Hall 2 115     

Stem Center

The Stem Center supports students by providing study space & access to peer tutors for: BIOL 210, 211, 215; CHEM 150, 201, 202, 250; CS 111, 211, 231, 311; MATH 260, 270, 350, 374;and PHYS 201, 202, 203, 205, 206. The Stem Center is located in ACD 202. The center is open from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Thursday and from 9:00am-12:00pm on Fridays.

CSM-Affiliated Student Organizations

American Chemical Society (ACS)
ACS engages in outreach activities, company tours, fundraisers, tutoring and volunteer activities on campus.

Advisor: Dr. Robert Iafe

CSUSM Pre-Dental Society
The Pre-Dental Society is involved with on campus activities like Relay for Life and the Student Org Fairs. Guest speakers are invited to meetings.

Advisor: Dr. Matthew Escobar

Pre-Health Society
PHS members volunteer at Relay for Life and blood drives on campus. Meetings include guest speakers as well as discussions about clinical internships and undergraduate research opportunities.

Advisor: Dr. Suzanne Hizer

Pre-Vet Society
The Pre-Vet Society holds animal shelter fundraisers several times a year. Trips to local facilities, including the San Diego Zoo and Safari Park, will be scheduled.

Advisor: Dr. Thomas Spady


Department Chair

Dr. Sajith Jayasinghe
Science Hall 2 Rm 115

Department Coordinator

Diane Gephart
Science Hall 2 337


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