Majors | Minors

Majors

The Department of Literature and Language currently offers six majors. Students may major in English (with the choice of earning a conventional degree or a specialized degree in secondary education) or in Foreign Language with a concentration in French, German, or Spanish. We also host the Division of Women's Studies.

English
Dr. Martha Michieka 
Burleson 213 
423-439-5997

Teaching English in Secondary Schools
Dr. Scott Honeycutt
Burleson 408 
423-439-5993

Foreign Languages with a Concentration in French
Dr. Karen Harrington
214B Gilbreath
423-439-6899

Foreign Languages with a Concentration in German
Dr. William Crooke
214C Gilbreath
423-439-6902

Foreign Languages with a Concentration in Spanish 
Dr. Katrina Heil
213B Gilbreath
423-439-8343 

Women's Studies
Dr. Phyllis Thompson
Campus Center Bldg. 211
423-439-4135

Minors

Aside from our minors based on our major disciplines, the Department of Literature and Language offers a wide range of minors, including classical and modern languages, film studies, linguistics, and technical writing.

Applied Spanish
Dr. Ardis Nelson
Campus Center Building Room 219
423-439-8364

Classical Studies Minor
Dr. Thomas Crofts
210 Burleson
423-439-6668

Creative Writing Minor
Dr. Mark Baumgartner
406 Burleson
423-439-5994

English
Dr. Martha Michieka 
Burleson 213 
423-439-5997

Film Studies Minor
Dr. Stanton McManus
Burleson 405
423-439-5897

French
Dr. Karen Harrington
214B Gilbreath
423-439-6899

German
Dr. William Crooke
214C Gilbreath
423-439-6902

Japanese
Ms. Junko Tezuka-Arnold
316C Campus Center 
423-439-8345

Linguistics Minor
Dr. Yousif Elhindi
Burleson 310 
423-439-5992

Spanish 
Dr. Katrina Heil
213B Gilbreath
423-439-8343

Women's Studies
Dr. Phyllis Thompson
Campus Center Bldg. 211
423-439-4135