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Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology Advising

Advisors Sisouvanh Keopanapay and Andrea Butcherite are available to help undergraduate students majoring—or planning to major—in criminal justice and criminology. Students are encouraged to come in for advising as soon as they know they want to major in criminal justice and criminology. Ms. Keopanapay and Ms. Butcherite provide guidance that includes degree planning, course selection, satisfying UCORE (general graduation) requirements and course load management.

advisingMs. Keopanapay advises majors whose last names begin with letters N – Z and students seeking information about the internship program and internship credits. She may be reached via email at siskeo@wsu.edu, by phone at 509-335-1204, or in person at Johnson Tower 726 for advising.

Ms. Butcherite advises majors whose last names begin with letters A – M, students minoring in Criminal Justice and students whose second major or second degree is Criminal Justice. She may be reached via email at abpatterson@wsu.edu, by phone at 509-335-5467, or in person at Johnson Tower 725 for advising.

No appointment is necessary during office hours, except during pre-registration periods (beginning of October to mid-November and beginning of March to mid-April). During the pre-registration advising period, you will need to sign up for an appointment time to see an advisor. Appointment sign-up sheets for both advisors will be posted on the wall outside her office at Johnson Tower 726 during those advising periods.

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Undergraduate Academic Advisors:

Andrea Butcherite, Room 725
509-335-5467
(Students whose last name begins with letters: A — M; Criminal Justice is their 2nd major/2nd degree; Criminal Justice is their minor)

Sisouvanh (Sis) Keopanapay, Room 726
509-335-1204
(Students whose last name begins with letters: N — Z; Students who have questions about Internship Credits)

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