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Find My Advisor: Undergraduate Academic Advisors by Major

 

Welcome to Academic Advising at The University of Memphis! Your academic advisor is a primary resource person devoted to your success. Find your advisor here by first finding your major. Majors are organized alphabetically, so find your major to find your advisor. Some advisors use an online scheduling system so that you can schedule your appointment online.  Others may wish to arrange a meeting through an email conversation. 

If you have trouble finding your major or your advisor please contact us for help.

My Major My Advisor

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I have not chosen a major

Trellis Morgan

Schedule your appointment online now! Wilder 800 Transfer students only!
I am a new, first time college student

 

Academic Counseling Center

(901) 678-2062

Wilder 212

The Academic Counseling Center advises:

all prenursing students

new college students who have not decided on a major

Accounting

Kennidi Ridgell

Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Advertising

Ron Spielberger

Sandra Utt

rsplbrgr@memphis.edu

sutt@memphis.edu

Meeman Journalism 322 

Meeman Journalism 326

 
African & African American Studies Ladrica Menson-Furr Schedule your appointment online now! Patterson 419  
African American Literature Find Your Advisor (See English) The BA with a major in English concentration in African American Literature MAY be earned exclusively online!
Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services

A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Anthropology

Find Your Advisor (See Anthropology)

 
Architecture Sherry Bryan sbrynhgg@memphis.edu Johnson 404D  
Area Studies (International Studies) Find Your Advisor (See International Studies)  
Art Cedar Nordbye cnordbye@memphis.edu Arts and Communications Bldg 207 This major requires a portfolio review
Art Education

A-M Bryna Bobick

N-Z Donalyn Heise

bbobick@memphis.edu

dheise2@memphis.edu

Arts and Communications Bldg 112c  
Art History Carol Crown ccrown@memphis.edu Arts and Communications Bldg 244E  
Asian Studies & International Trade

A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Banking & Financial Services Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now...choose Finance Major!  Fogelman 114  
Behavioral Neuroscience Marion Powless Schedule your appointment online now! Psychology Building 205  
Biochemistry

Find Your Advisor (See Chemistry)

 
Biology Call (901) 687-2783 for assistance.

We will ask you a few questions to make sure you get connected to the right advisor!

Biomedical Engineering Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memphis.edu

Engineering Admin Bldg

202D

 
Business (Have you decided on business, but not sure which major? We have an advisor for you!) Felicia Roddy-Jackson Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Business Honors (Have you decided on business, AND been admitted to the Honors Program? Your advisors knows about the requirements for BOTH.) Mary Johnson Schedule your appointment online now!  Fogelman 431  All business majors (any business major) admitted to the Honors Program may be advised by this advisor. 
Business Economics Angelica Coleman Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114 Students majoring in Economics may earn either a business degree or a liberal arts degree.  Choose this advisor if you want to complete our AACSB accredited business degree (includes calculus).  Choose Economics in the Major column if you think the liberal arts approach (includes foreign language) is right for you.
Business Finance Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  

Chemistry( Pharmacy interest)

 Find Your Advisor (See Chemistry)

Students interested in Pharmacy

Chemistry (Healthcare interest other than Pharmacy)  Find Your Advisor (See Chemistry)

Students interested in healthcare areas other than pharmacy

 Chemistry (general interest)  Find Your Advisor (See Chemistry)

Students with a general interest in Chemistry

Child Development A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Civil Engineering Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg

202D

 
Communication Rika Hudson rlhudsn1@memphis.edu

Art and Communications Bldg 212

 
Composition (Music)

John Baur

Kamran Ince

jbaur@memphis.edu

knince@memphis.edu

Music Bldg 126B and 235 This major requires an audition
Computer Engineering  Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memphis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D   
Computer Science Kriangsiri Malasri kmalasri@memphis.edu Dunn Hall  396  
Construction Engineering  Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D  
Creative Writing Laura Wright llwrigh@memphis.edu Patterson 471  
Criminology & Criminal Justice   cjusadvising@memphis.edu McCord Hall 309  
Dance       This major requires an audition
Dance Education A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Dietetics Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu

Field House 106

 
Disability Studies and Rehabilitation A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Earth Sciences       See Geography, Geology, or Geoarchaeology
Economics Douglas Campbell dacampbe@memphis.edu Fogelman 146 Students majoring in Economics may earn either a business degree or a liberal arts degree.  Choose this advisor if you think the liberal arts approach (includes foreign language) is right for you. Choose Business Economics in the Major column if you want to complete our AACSB accredited business degree. 

Education -

Teach Grades 4-8

      See Integrative Studies...that's what we call the major that leads to Middle Grades 4-8 teacher licensure

Education -

Teach Pre K - 3rd Grade

      Look for Human Development and Learning...that's what we call the major that leads to PreK-3rd grade teacher licensure

Education -

Elementary and Special Education Licensure

      Go to Teaching all Learners...that's what we call the major that leads to a modified teacher license in elementary education and special education.
Electrical Engineering Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D  
Engineering Technology Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D  
English Find Your Advisor (See English)  
English as a Second Language Find Your Advisor (See English)  
Environmental Engineering Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg
202D 
 
Exercise and Sport Science Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu Field House 106  
Film and Video Production Roxanna Gee rlgee@memphis.edu Art and Communication Bldg 147  
Finance Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Financial Economics Angelica Coleman Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Foreign Languages (see specific language)
 
 
French Find Your Advisor (see Foreign Language)  
Geoarchaeology Find Your Advisor (see Earth Sciences)  
Geography Find Your Advisor (see Earth Sciences)  
Geology Find Your Advisor (see Earth Sciences)  
Geotechnical Engineering  Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memohis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg
202D
 
German Find Your Advisor (See Foreign Languages)  
Global Processes (International Studies) Find Your Advisor (See International Studies)  
Graphic Design

A-H Daniel Wildberger

I-O Lucas Charles

P-Z Gary Golightly

dbwldbrg@memphis.edu

lcharles@memphis.edu

gglghtly@memphis.edu

Art and Communication Bldg 43, 41, 45 This major requires a portfolio review
Greek Find Your Advisor (see Foreign Languages)  
Health and Human Performance Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu Field House 106  
Health Promotion and Lifestyle Management Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu Field House 106  
Health Services Administration

A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
History

Chrystal Goudsouzian

Schedule your appointment online now!

Mitchell 215

 
History (serving students earning the History major online)

Amanda Savage

Schedule your appointment online now!

Mitchell 213B

The BA with a major in History may be earned exclusively online!
Hospitality and Resort Management Christie Rakestraw Schedule your appointment online now! 3700 Central Ave Ste 140  Look for your advisor in the Holiday Inn Univeristy of Memphis
Human Development and Learning

A-K Penny Sevier

L- Z Katie Saunders

Schedule your appointment online now! Ball Hall 202 PreK- 3rd grade teacher licensure
Human Services A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Information Technology

Tracy Robinson

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 200-A  This program is earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!

Integrative Studies

 

A-K Penny Sevier

L- Z Katie Saunders

Schedule your appointment online now! Ball Hall 202 Middle grades 4-8 Teacher licensure
Interdisciplinary Studies

A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Interdisciplinary Studies Tracy Robinson Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 200-A This program may be earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!
Interior Design Sherry Bryan sbrynhgg@memphis.edu Jones Hall 404D  
International Business James Kierulff Schedule your appointment online now!

Fogelman 101E

 
International Organizational Leadership (RODP) Tracy Robinson Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 200-A  This program is earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!
International Studies Find Your Advisor (see International Studies)  
Italian Cosetta Gaudenzicgaudenz@memphis.eduJones 108J  
Japanese Find Your Advisor (see Foreign Languages)  
Jazz and Studio Composing/Arranging Jack Cooper jcooper1@memphis.edu Music Bldg G3C  
Jazz and Studio Performance Tim Goodwin tjgoodwn@memphis.edu Music Bldg G3A This major requires an audition
Journalism Sandra Utt sutt@memphis.edu  Meeman Journalism Bldg 326  
Journalism (serving students earning the Journalism major with a concentration in Public Relations online) Darrin Devault dmdevalt@memphis.edu Meeman Journalism Bldg 332 The BA with a major in Journalism with a concentration in Public Relations MAY be earned exclusively online!
Language and Linguistics Find Your Advisor (see English)  
Latin Find Your Advisor (see Foreign Languages)  
Law Enforcement Administration A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Liberal Studies A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Liberal Studies (for students studying exclusively online) Tracy Robinson Schedule your appointment online now!

Brister Hall200A

 This program is earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!
Literature Find Your Advisor (see English)  
Management Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Management Information Systems Shelley Bennett Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Marketing Management Angelica Coleman Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Mathematical Sciences Find Your Advisor (see Mathematical Sciences)  
Mechanical Engineering

Kathy Atkinson

katkinsn@memphis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D  
Merchandising -Fashion A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Merchandising - Home Furnishings A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Middle Grades Licensure A-K Penny Sevier

L- Z Katie Saunders

Schedule your appointment online now! Ball Hall 202  
Music

John Baur

Kamran Ince

jbaur@memphis.edu

knince@memphis.edu

Music Bldg 126B and 235 This major requires an audition
Music Business Kevin Erickson kjrckson@memphis.edu Communication and Fine Arts Bldg 111D This major requires an audition
Music Education (Instrumental and Choral)

A-I Armand Hall

J-Q Albert Nguyen

R-Z Dan Kalantarian

Larry Edwards

avhall@memphis.edu

tnguyen6@memphis.edu

d.kal@memphis.edu

edwards@memphis.edu

Music Bldg This major requires an audition
Music History Kenneth Kreitner kkreitnr@memphis.edu Music Bldg 297  
Music Industry

Jeff Cline

John Frazier

jwcline@memphis.edu

jmfrazer@memphis.edu

Communication and Fine Arts Bldg 116 and 109D This major requires an audition
Musical Theatre Jacob Allen jgallen@memphis.edu Theatre Bldg 237D This major requires an audition
News (Journalism)

Joe Hayden

Thomas Hrach

Carrie Brown

jhayden@memphis.edu

thrach@memphis.edu

cbrown14@memphis.edu

Meeman Journalism 304, 308, and 314  
Nonprofit Development and Administration A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Pre Nursing Academic Counseling Center   Wilder Tower 212 All pre nursing students may call (901) 678-2062 for appointment
Organizational Leadership  A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Organizational Leadership (for students studying exclusively online) Tracy Robinson Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 200-A  This program is earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!
Paralegal Studies A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Performance (Music)

Advisor assigned by instrument after audition

  Music Building This major requires an audition
Performance (Theatre) Advisor assigned after audition To get started contact Kristin Shupe at kshupe@memphis.edu Theatre Building  
Philosophy Find Your Advisor (see Philosophy)  
Philosophy (serving students earning the Philosophy major  online)  Find Your Advisor (see Philosophy)  
Photography David Horan dhoran@memphis.edu Meeman Journalism 329B  
Physical Education Teacher Education Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu Field House 106  
Physics Don Franceschetti dfrncscn@memphis.edu Manning 216  
Political Science Michelle Bliss mbliss@memphis.edu Clement 437  
Pre-school and Child Administration A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Professional Studies (RODP) Tracy Robinson Schedule your appointment online now! Brister Hall200A  This program may be earned exclusively online. Your advisor is specially trained to advise online!
Professional Studies A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Professional Writing Find Your Advisor (see English)  
Project Management (offered as a minor through Management Information Systems) Shelley Bennett Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Psychology Marion Powless Schedule your appointment online now! Psychology building 205  
Public Relations

Rick Fischer

Erin Willis

rfischer@memphis.edu

enwillis@memphis.edu

Meeman Journalism 306 and 330  
Real Estate Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Recording Technology

Jeff Cline

John Frazier

jwcline@memphis.edu

jmfrazer@memphis.edu

Communications and Fine Arts Bldg 116 and 109D This major requires an audition
Religion in Society

A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Risk Management and Insurance Mark Alpuente Schedule your appointment online now! Fogelman 114  
Social Work

A-F Lamont Simmons

G-J Robin Lennon-Dearing

K-L Jim Jones

(all Lambuth Social Work Students also advised by Mr. Jones)

N-T Laura Taylor

U-Z Kenya Anderson

(All Pre Social Work Majors also advised by Ms. Anderson)

M Gary Schneider

Schedule your appointment online now!    
Society Services Non Licensure A-K Penny Sevier

L- Z Katie Saunders

Schedule your appointment online now!

Ball Hall 202

 
Sociology Kendra Murphy Schedule your appointment online now! Clement Hall 229a  
Spanish Isadora Belmonte Schedule your appointment online now! Jones Hall 108-H  
Sport and Leisure Management Kathy Walker kwalker1@memphis.edu Field House 106  
Statistics

Annita Davis

David Dwiggins

adavis2@memphis.edu

ddwiggns@memphis.edu

Dunn Hall 373 and 368  
Structural Engineering  Kathy Atkinson katkinsn@memphis.edu Engineering Admin Bldg 202D  
Studio Arts

A-D Beth Edwards

E-I Jed Jackson

J-M Greely Myatt

N-Q Wayne Simplkins

R-T Niles Wallace

U-Z Nancy White

    This major requires a portfolio review; please contact the College of Communication and Fine Arts at (901) 678-2350 for more information about advising prior to admission to the concentration
Supply Chain Management Angelica Coleman Schedule your appointment online now!

Fogelman 114

 
Teaching All Learners

A-K Penny Sevier

L- Z Katie Saunders

Schedule your appointment online now! Ball Hall 202 Elementary and Special Education teacher licensure
Technology Management Services A-G Sarah Williams

H-O Dorothy Hale

P-Z Mary Brignole

Schedule your appointment online now! Brister 218  
Theatre   To get started contact Kristin Shupe at kshupe@memphis.edu   This major requires an audition
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