Undergraduate Advising

The department utilizes group workshops, online resources, and one-on-one appointments to assist students.  Students may also be assisted by the College of Liberal Arts-ATLAS Advising Center.

Online resources

POSC B.A. Requirements Worksheet: download to plan and track your progress through the major

POSC Advising Shortcuts: archive of advising shortcuts– one page sheets that provide basic information and a straightforward set of action steps to take on a particular topic.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about the Political Science B.A. program

Check out Your ARR and Online Resources, a video designed to help students better understand their Academic Requirements Report (ARR).

Key Dates and Deadlines for Registration can be found on Enrollment Service’s website.

Undergraduate Advising

Rich Haesly photoDr. Rich Haesly

Last names A-K

Ask Dr. Haesly Advising Question

Kathryn Perkins photoDr. Kathryn Perkins

Last names L-Z

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POSC Major Information for Incoming Transfer Students

Building a Balanced Schedule



Graduate Coordinator

Dr. Cora Goldstein; SSPA: 247

For questions about the Graduate Program or to schedule an appointment please email Dr. Goldstein. 


Internship Advisor

Dr. Charles Mahoney

Email Dr. Mahoney with any internship questions. If needed, a virtual appointment can be set up via email. (

Internship Guidelines

Tips for Finding an Internship  


Pre-Law Advisor

Dr. Jason Whitehead; SSPA: 251

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Whitehead

For questions about Pre-Law and Legal Studies, please email Dr. Whitehead (

Follow the CSULB Prelaw Advising LinkedIn page.

Also, check out the Prelaw Advising Resources page for lots of other helpful information and links related to law school and legal careers.