Welcome to Sociology Advising

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Sociology advising is available remotely!

Advising Information During the Academic Year

Andrea Osborn is available via email (,  Zoom or by telephone (360 650-4882) for advising appointments.

Options for reaching Sociology Advising:  

  1.  Email your name and phone number to Andrea Osborn and request a return phone call.
  2. To schedule a specific appointment time, email Andrea Osborn your weekly availability and she will email you back regarding the next available opening.
  3. Schedule an appointment via the button below.

Schedule an appointment

  • If you have a time sensitive advising need and don't see any open times that match your availability, you can email with your availability and Andrea will find a corresponding appointment time contact you with the details.

Looking at the same documents in real time over Zoom is highly recommended so that understanding of credits and requirements is accurate.   

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Zoom Tutorials and technical information

Submit Documents Virtually

The locked dropbox outside of AH 513 is not being checked at this time. Please do not submit hard copies of materials there as they will not be seen or processed. See directions for virtual submission of departmental forms at the following links:


The Sociology Department Program Coordinator/Department Advisor is available to help you with a variety of information. Both prospective students and current students are welcome to make appointments or contact the advisor by phone or email.

The advisor can discuss a variety of topics including:

  • What coursework will transfer to the Sociology Major at Western
  • The difference between the degrees offered within the department
  • Career options for Sociology Majors
  • How to apply for the major
  • Checking your progress towards completion of your major 
  • Projecting your quarter of graduation
  • Discussing internship opportunities
  • Completing study abroad paperwork
  • Providing Major Evaluations
  • and more

Contact the Sociology Advisor

Andrea Osborn
Program Coordinator and Undergraduate Advisor, Sociology 
Arntzen Hall 513 (MS 9081) 
Phone: 360.650.4882
Fax: 360.650.7295


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