Undergraduate Advising

Meeting with an Advisor: For advising on the American Studies major or minor please contact the Deparment Chair, Dr. Terri Snyder, at or 657-278-3748.  You can also schedule a meeting with H&SS American Studies Advisor Raymond Gandara or contact him at or 657-278-1069 (HUM 102). To meet with another faculty advisor, contact the American Studies department office (GH-313; 657-278-2441) for a list of faculty office hours or click on a faculty member's name on the faculty listing pageOpens in new window to see their office hours for the current semester. 

Adding the American Studies Major or Minor: To add a major or minor in American Studies, complete the Major/Minor Change Form and email with any questions.

Registering for Classes: See this siteOpens in new window for information and assistance on registering for classes.

GE Requirements: For advising related to GE, please schedule a meeting with Raymond Gandara or contact him at or 657-278-1069.

Information on American Studies Internships: An AMST 495 internship is one way to satisfy an AMST elective requirement. Learn more about AMST internships here Opens in new window and email to reach the AMST Internship Coordinator. 

Applying for Graduation: Once you have earned 85 units, you should apply for graduation (see here for directionsOpens in new window ).To complete your grad check in American Studies, email your AMST adviser (or with your CWID or visit their office hours. In most cases, an appointment is not necessary and an email is sufficient.

Graduate Advising

To request information about the graduate program, please send an email message to Professor Dustin Abnet, Graduate Adviser: See the University's Graduate Studies web site for more general information about graduate studies Opens in new window at Cal State Fullerton and about financial aid.