The College of Humanities and Fine Arts

The University of Tennessee at Martin


Dr. E. Jerald Ogg, Dean
225 Humanities Building
731-881-7490

Mission

The College of Humanities and Fine Arts' mission is to provide high quality academic and professional programs consistent with the University's commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, developing independent and creative thinking that enriches the lives of its graduates and enables them to become responsible, skilled and participating members of their communities. The College offers degrees designed to acquaint majors with broad and representative knowledge, develop skill in thought and expression, and instill the capacity to use that knowledge constructively and responsibly. Through its courses and the activities of its faculty and students, the College also contributes to the cultural life of the area, provides service to the region, and encourages the exploration of knowledge and enhancement of personal satisfaction and enjoyment. In addition, by seeking to increase the intellectual, creative and civic competence of all University students, the College fosters a climate of curiosity within which scholarly activities and research can extend the boundaries of knowledge.


Degree Programs & Majors/Minors

The departments within the College of Humanities and Fine Arts offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in Fine and Performing Arts (emphases in Visual Art, Art Education, Graphic Design, and Theatre) and the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in Music (Performance and Music Education options). They also provide majors/submajors and minors in support of the university's Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees as indicated in the following table:

SUBJECT AREA

BACHELOR OF ARTS

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

MINOR

African-American Studies

 

 

X

Art

 

 

X

Communications

X

X

X

English

X

 

X

French

X

 

X

German

 

 

X

Graphic Design    

X

History

X

X

X

International Studies

X

 

X

Music

X

X

X

Philosophy

X

 

X

Religious Studies

 

 

X

Spanish

X

 

X

Theatre

 

 

X

Women's Studies

 

 

X

Student Advisement

Each student will be assigned a faculty advisor: by the appropriate department chair if the student has declared a major; or by the Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts for an undeclared major. Advisors will aid the students in selecting and scheduling appropriate courses and will be available to counsel them in all matters pertaining to their academic program and career objectives.


Department of Communications
Department of English
Department of History and Philosophy
Department of Modern Foreign Languages
Department of Music
Department of Visual and Theatre Arts




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