Majors, Minors

Please refer to the following chart to find contact information for majors and minors in the College of Arts & Sciences. Please note advising guidelines for specific disciplines as indicated.

Major/Minor Home Department Contact
Advertising Major and Minor Communication Dr. Stephen Marshall
African and African American Studies Minor History Dr. Dorothy Drinkard-Hawkshawe
Anthropology Major and Minor Sociology & Anthropology Dr. Martha Copp
Appalachian Studies Minor Appalachian Studies Dr. Tess Lloyd
Applied Spanish Minor Literature and Language Dr. Ardis L. Nelson
Art Major: fine arts degree (BFA), Art History Concentration (BA), Studio Art Concentration (BA), Art Minor* Art and Design* Ms. Catherine Murray, Department Chair
Biology Major (BS) and Minor* Biology* Dr. Joe Bidwell Department Chair
Biology Major, Biochemistry Concentration* Biology* Dr. Karl Joplin
Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Minor Appalachian Studies Dr. Daniel Boner
RTVF Major ( Broadcasting)* Communication* Dr. Dan Brown
Chemistry Major, Chemistry Concentration Chemistry Dr. Ray Mohseni
Chemistry Major, Chemistry Professional Concentration Chemistry Dr. Ray Mohseni
Chemistry Major, ACS Chemistry Concentration, and Minor Chemistry Dr. Ray Mohseni
Chemistry Major, Biochemistry Concentration Chemistry Dr. Richard Kopp
Communication Major Communication Dr. Amber Kinser  -Department Chair
Criminal Justice and Criminology Major and Minor* Criminal Justice and Criminology* Dr. John T. Whitehead, Department Chair
English Major and Minor Literature and Language Dr. Katherine Weiss, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Environmental Studies Minor Appalachian Studies Dr. Kevin E. O'Donnell
Film Studies Minor Literature and Language Dr. Jennifer Barker
French Concentration Major and Minor, Foreign Languages Literature and Language Dr. Karen Harrington
Geographic Information Systems Geosciences Dr. Mick Whitelaw
Geography Major and Minor Geosciences Dr. Mick Whitelaw
Geology Major and Minor Geosciences Dr. Mick Whitelaw
German Concentration Major and Minor, Foreign Languages Literature and Language Dr. Will Crooke
History Major and Minor History Dr. Doug Burgess
Humanities/Fine Arts Minor Philosophy and Humanities Dr. Jeff Gold
International Studies Minor Political Science Dr,Andrew Battista -Department Chair
Japanese Minor Literature and Language Ms. Junko Tezuka
Journalism Major and Minor Communication Dr. Jack Mooney
Legal Studies Minor Political Science Dr. David Briley
Mathematics Major and Minor Mathematics Dr. Robert Price
Music Major and Minor Music Dr. Maria Niederberger Department Chair
Philosophy Major and Minor Philosophy and Humanities Leslie MacAvoy  -Department Chair
Physics Major and Minor Physics & Astronomy Dr. Mark Giroux
Physics & Astronomy: Pre-Engineering Major Physics & Astronomy Dr. Richard Ignace
Political Science Major and Minor Political Science Dr. Andrew Battista  -Department Chair
Psychology Major and Minor* Psychology* Dr. Wallace Dixon, Department Chair
Public Relations Major Communication Dr. John King
Religious Studies Minor Philosophy and Humanities Dr. Keith Green
Social Work Major and Minor Social Work Dr. Michael Smith -Department Chair
Sociology Major ( BA) ( BS) and Minor Sociology & Anthropology Dr. Martha Copp
Spanish Concentration Major and Minor, Foreign Languages Literature and Language Dr. Jerome Mwinyelle
Speech Major and Minor Communication Dr. Wesley Buerkle
Technical Writing Minor Literature and Language Dr. Darryl E. Haley
Theatre Major and Minor Communication Mr. Pat Cronin
Urban and Regional Studies Minor Political Science Dr. Andrew Battista -Department Chair
Women's Studies Major and Minor Literature and Language Dr. Phyllis Thompson

* Chemistry majors who have not completed the major core and Biological Sciences majors who have not completed the major core should contact Joanna Cyrier by email ( cyrier@etsu.edu) or phone (423) 439-5256.

Criminal Justice and Criminology majors please contact Dr. Dennis Hamm by email ( hammd@etsu.edu) or  phone (423) 439-8576.

Mass Communication/Undeclared, Psychology majors with fewer than 60 credits and Social Work majors with fewer than 45 earned credits should contact the ARC by email ( CASTEMP1@etsu.edu) or phone (423) 439-5246.

Mass Communication/Broadcasting majors please click here for advisement information.

All other students should seek advisement in the departments of their majors.