Urban Studies and Planning

Major department advisors answered a few questions to assist you with your first-semester class selection. 

General Information

When should I first meet with my major department? Before the registration for the second semester for transfer students; lower-division students should wait until last semester of sophomore year to meet with advisor
How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them? Students can meet with any major advisor depending on fit between advisor office hours and student availability.  All office hours on website.  Best way is to drop in at office hours; second best way is through email. 
Where can I find information about major advising? http://dusp.sfsu.edu/faculty
Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes? Not Applicable.
What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full? Take electives until following semester.

Transfer Student Info

What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major? USP 401 and USP 492
Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major? ENG 214 or equivalent for USP 401.
Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them? No.
Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?

Yes.

Freshmen Student Info

Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major? Not applicable; no lower-division courses in major.
Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?

Not applicable.

Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major? Not applicable.

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