Departmental Advisors

If you’ve declared a major but aren’t sure who your advisor will be — or have misplaced your advisor’s contact information — contact your major department, which can direct you to the right person.

African-American studies (BA)
Department of Gender and Race Studies
104 Manly Hall
(205) 348-5782

American studies (BA)
Department of American Studies
101 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-5940

Anthropology  (BA)
Department of Anthropology
19 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-5947

Art (BA, BFA)
Department of Art and Art History
307 Garland Hall
(205) 348-5967

Art history (BA)
Department of Art and Art History
307 Garland Hall
(205) 348-5967

Asian studies (minor only)
Department of Religious Studies
212 Manly Hall
(205) 348-5271

Astronomy (minor only)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
206 Gallalee Hall
(205) 348-5050

Biology (BS)
Department of Biological Sciences
1325 SEC
(205) 348-1807

Blount liberal arts (minor only)
Blount Undergraduate Initiative
202 Oliver-Barnard Hall
(205) 348-1706

Chemistry (BS, BCh)
Department of Chemistry
2004 Shelby Hall
(205) 348-5954

Classical civilization (track in foreign language and literature major only)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Chinese (minor only)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Civic engagement and leadership (minor only)
New College
201 Lloyd Hall
(205) 348-4600

Communicative disorders (BA)
Department of Communicative Disorders
700 University Blvd. E., Room 145
(205) 348-7131

Comparative world literature (minor only)
Department of English
211 Morgan Hall
(205) 348-9522

Creative writing (minor only)
Department of English
103 Morgan Hall
(205) 348-8488

Criminal justice (BA)
Department of Criminal Justice
432C Farrah Hall
(205) 348-7795

Dance (BA, major only)
Department of Theatre and Dance
115 Rowand-Johnson Hall
(205) 348-5283

Economics (BA in A&S)
Department of Economics, Finance, and Legal Studies (C&BA)
200 Alston Hall
(205) 348-7842

English (BA)
Department of English
103 Morgan Hall
(205) 348-5065

Environmental science (BS, major only)
Department of Geography
204 Farrah Hall
(205) 348-5047

Environmental studies (minor)
New College
201 Lloyd Hall
(205) 348-4600

Foreign language and literature (BA)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

French (track in foreign language and literature major, French minor)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
218 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Geographic information systems (minor only)
Department of Geography
204 Farrah Hall
(205) 348-5047

Geography (BA, BS)
Department of Geography
204 Farrah Hall
(205) 348-5047

Geology (BA, BS, BSG)
Department of Geological Sciences
2003 Bevill Building
(205) 348-5095

German (track in foreign language and literature major, German minor)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
Students with last names A–R: 204 B. B. Comer Hall
Students with last names S–Z: 215 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

History (BA)
Department of History
202 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-7100

Interdisciplinary studies (BA)
New College
201 Lloyd Hall
(205) 348-4600

International studies (BA)
Department of Political Science
318 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-5980

Italian (minor only)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Japanese (minor only)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Judaic studies (minor only)
Department of Religious Studies
212 Manly Hall
(205) 348-5271

Latin (track in foreign language and literature major, Latin minor)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
200 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Marine science/biology (BS)
Department of Biological Sciences
1325 SEC
(205) 348-2633

Marine science/chemistry (BS)
Department of Biological Sciences
1325 SEC
(205) 348-2633

Marine science/geology (BS)
Department of Biological Sciences
1325 SEC
(205) 348-2633

Mathematics (BS)
Department of Mathematics
345 Gordon Palmer Hall
(205) 348-5071

Mathematics statistics (minor only)
Department of Mathematics
345 Gordon Palmer Hall
(205) 348-5071

Microbiology (BMB)
Department of Biological Sciences
1325 SEC
(205) 348-1807

Music (BA, BM)
School of Music
175 Moody Music Building
(205) 348-7110

Musical theatre (track in theatre major)
Department of Theatre and Dance
115 Rowand-Johnson Hall
(205) 348-5283

Natural resources management (minor only)
Department of Biological Sciences
407 Mary Harmon Bryant Hall
(205) 348-1831

Philosophy (BA)
Department of Philosophy
336 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-5942

Physics (BS)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
206 Gallalee Hall
(205) 348-5050

Political science (BA)
Department of Political Science
318 ten Hoor Hall
(205) 348-5980

Psychology (BA, BS)
Department of Psychology
348 Gordon Palmer Hall
(205) 348-5083

Religious studies (BA)
Department of Religious Studies
212 Manly Hall
(205) 348-5271

Russian (minor only)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
213 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Sociology (minor only)
Department of Criminal Justice
432C Farrah Hall
(205) 348-7795

Spanish (BA)
Department of Modern Languages and Classics
227 B. B. Comer Hall
(205) 348-5059

Student-designed minor
New College
201 Lloyd Hall
(205) 348-4600

Theatre (BA)
Department of Theatre and Dance
115 Rowand-Johnson Hall
(205) 348-5283

Women’s studies (minor only)
Department of Gender and Race Studies
104 Manly Hall
(205) 348-5782