Advisors for Declared Majors

Majors

A baccalaureate major consists of a group of related subject area courses either from one academic discipline or from two or more related disciplines, i.e., interdisciplinary major. For the different degrees, the requirements for the major may be different. You should check the Undergraduate Catalog for the specific requirements.

When you decide on a major, please contact the chair/coordinator/advisor of the department/program about preparing a degree plan. Below is a list of chairs/coordinators/advisors with telephone numbers.

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Major AdvisorPhone Number
Agriculture  Dr. Stanley Kelley 294-1189
   Industrial Technology  Dr. Doug Ullrich 294-1188
Art  Prof. Martin Amorous  294-1315 
   Advertising and Graphic Design  Prof. Martin Amorous  294-1315 
   Studio Art  Prof. Martin Amorous  294-1315 
Biology  Dr. Monte Thies  294-1540 
Chemistry  Dr. Richard E. Norman  294-1527 
Computing Science  Dr. Peter Cooper 294-1564 
Dance  Dr. Cindy Gratz  294-1875 
Environmental Science  Dr. James Deshaw  294-1540 
Forensic Chemistry Dr. Richard E. Norman  294-1527 
General Studies - Non-majors  Sam Center  
Geography  Dr. Allen Williams  294-1450
Geology  Dr. Brian Cooper  294-1451 
Mathematics Dr. Tom Davis 294-1572
Mathematics Education Dr. Max Coleman 294-1570
Music  Dr. Wayne Barrett  294-1360 
   Music Literature  Dr. Wayne Barrett  294-1360 
   Music Performance  Dr. Wayne Barrett  294-1360 
   Theory/Composition  Dr. Wayne Barrett  294-1360 
Music Therapy  Prof. Karen Epps  294-1360 
   Correctional  Prof. Karen Epps 294-1360 
Photography  Dr. James E. Paster  294-1497 
Physics  Dr. Rex Isham 294-1601 
Theatre Dr. James Miller  294-1329 

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

Major AdvisorPhone Number
Accounting  Dr. Ross Quarles  294-1258 
Economics  Dr. Edward F. Blackburne 294-1265
Finance  Dr. Kurt Jesswein 294-1278 
General Business  Dr. Kurt Jesswein  294-1278 
Human Resource Management Dr. Roger D. Abshire  294-1256 
International Business  Dr. Edward F. Blackburne  294-1265 
Management  Dr. Roger D. Abshire  294-1256 
Management Information Systems Dr. Roger D. Abshire 294-1256 
Marketing Dr. Roger D. Abshire 294-1256 

COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Major AdvisorPhone Number
Criminal Justice Doris Powell 294-1702

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Major AdvisorPhone Number
Academic Studies  Danna Ellington 294-3384
Health  Dr. William V. Hyman  294-1212 
Kinesiology  Dr. Robert Case  294-1160 

COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Major AdvisorPhone Number
English  Dr. Douglas Krienke  294-1413 
Family & Consumer Sciences  Dr. Janice White  294-1242 
History  Dr. James Olson  294-1475 
Journalism  Dr. Hugh Fullerton  294-1497 
   Advertising  Dr. Hugh Fullerton  294-1497 
   Public Relations  Dr. Hugh Fullerton  294-1497 
Philosophy Dr. Frank Fair  294-1509
Political Science  Dr. Bob Biles  294-1457 
Psychology Dr. A. Jerry Bruce 294-1173 
Radio/Television Dr. Maryjo Cochran  294-1341 
Sociology  Dr. Doug Constance 294-1512 
Spanish  Dr. Rafael Saumell 294-1441 
Speech Communication  Dr. J.D. Ragsdale  294-1497 

PREPROFESSIONAL STUDIES

The program for Preprofessional Studies offers recommended curricula for preparing students for admission to professional schools. The preprofessional curricula listed below are offered at SHSU. You should be advised by the appropriate advisor listed below before registering each semester.

Major AdvisorPhone Number
Predental  Dept. of Biological Sciences 294-1540 
Predental Hygiene  Dept. of Biological Sciences 294-1540 
Preengineering (Physics/Chemistry) Dr. Rex Isham  294-1607 
Prelaw  Dr. John Domino 294-1463
Premedical  Dept. of Biological Sciences 294-1540 
Premedical Record Administration Dept. of Biological Sciences 294-1540 
Prenursing  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Preoccupational Therapy  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Preoptometry  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Prepharmacy  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Prephysical Therapy  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Prephysician Assistant  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Prepodiatry  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Prerespiratory Therapy  Dept. of Biological Sciences  294-1540 
Preveterinary Medicine Dept. of Biological Sciences 291-1540 

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