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Department Advisors

List of Advisers by College, Department and Major

Below is a list of department advisers who have been designated to work with specific majors based on credit hours completed. Continuing students who have completed 45 or more hours will be advised in the department of their major.

 College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering

 College of Business

College of Education and Social Sciences

Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

College of Nursing and Health Sciences


College of Agriculture, Science and Engineering

 
Agriculture and Natural Science Building
Room 213
(806) 651-2550

Transitional Model of Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by departmental adviser)
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services (after being pre-advised by department adviser) or departmental adviser 
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Agribusiness
Agricultural Business and Economics
Agricultural Media and Communications
Agriculture - Teacher Certification
Agriculture - Non-Certification
Animal Science
Equine Industry and Business
Plant, Soil and Environmental Science
Pre-Veterinary Medicine
 
 
Engineering and Computer Science Building
Room 119
(806) 651-5257
 Transitional Model of Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Engineering Technology
Environmental Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Pre-Engineering
 
Contact Katie Perkins (ECS 119; 806-651-5257) for adviser information
Agriculture and Natural Sciences Building
Room 348A
(806) 651-2570

Freshman Intake Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Biology
Contact Debi Adams (ANS 348; 806-651-2570) for adviser information
Biology - Science Certification
Biology - Life Science Certification
Biotechnology
Environmental Science
Environmental Science/Geology
Geology
Pre-Dentistry and Pre-Chiropractic
Pre-Medicine and Physician's Assistant
Dr. Carolyn Bouma or Cynthia Meador (if Dr. Bouma is unavailable)
Pre-Occupational and Pre-Physical Therapy
Pre-Optometry and Microbiology
Pre-Pharmacy
Wildlife Biology
 
Classroom Center
Room 420-E
(806) 651-2540
 
Freshman Intake Model of Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Chemistry
Biochemistry (Chemistry - Option III)
Mathematics - Certification
Mathematics
A-I   Gregg Lawler (CC 421A; 651-2535)
J-R 
Dr. Randel Combs
S-Z 
Dr. Pamela Lockwood
Physical Science (Chemistry) Certification
Physics
 
 
Classroom Center
Room 220
(806) 651-2525

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by departmental adviser)
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services (after being pre-advised by departmental adviser) or a department adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Contact Betsey Tonne (CC 220; 806-651-2525) for adviser information
 
 
Classroom Center
Room 220
(806) 651-2525

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by departmental adviser)
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services (after bein pre-advised by departmental adviser) or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Accounting
Economic
Finance
 
Contact Betsey Tonne (CC 220; 651-2525) for adviser information
 
 
Classroom Center
Room 210
(806) 651-2444

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by departmental adviser)
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services (after being pre-advised by departmental adviser) or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Computer Information Systems
Computer Information Systems- Decision Management Concentration
 
Contact Betsey Tonne (CC 220; 806-651-2525) for adviser information
 
Classroom Center
Room 212
(806) 651-2500

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by departmental adviser)
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services (after being pre-advised by departmental adviser) or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
General Business
General Business - Entrepreneurship/Small Business
General Business - Healthcare Management
General Business - International Business
General Business - Online
Management
Marketing 
 
Contact Betsey Tonne (CC 220; 806-651-2525) for adviser information
 

College of Education and Social Sciences

Old Main
Room 415
(806) 651-2626

Freshman Intake Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and green lighted by departmental adviser
For the following certification options, contact Buddy Fox (OM 415, 806- 651-2627).
Elementary - EC-6
Elementary - 4-8
Secondary - Business
Secondary - Computer Science
Secondary - English Language Arts
Secondary - Social Studies
Special Education
 
B.A.A.S. majors with Elementary Education or Secondary Education professional development core and planning to get an alternative teacher certification (P.A.C.E. or Post-Baccalaureate) through WTAMU.

General Studies majors who are planning to get an alternative teacher certification (P.A.C.E. or Post-Baccalaureate) through WTAMU. 
 
Old Main
Room 414B
(806) 651-2433

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by deparmental adviser
Criminal Justice
Emergency Management Administration
Political Science
Pre-Law Studies
Public Administration
Social Sciences
 
Old Main
Room 416B
(806) 651-2590

Freshman Intake Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
 
Contact Diane King (OM 416; 806-651-2590) for adviser information. 
 

Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts and Humanities

Office of General Majors

Applied Arts and Sciences
General Studies
 
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
Room 103
(806) 651-2799

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Art
Graphic Design
2-D Art
3-D Art
Art History
Art - All-Level Certification
Dance
Musical Theatre
Theatre - Performance
Theatre - Certification
Theatre - Design and Technology Emphasise
 
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
Room 194
(806) 651-2800

Freshman Intake Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: green lighted in Advising Services (must be pre-advised by department adviser)
  • 31+ hours: advised and green lighted by departmental adviser
Communication Studies (COMM)
Corporate Communication
Graduate School Preparation
Speech Performance
Journalism - Certification
Mass Communication (MCOM)
Advertising/Public Relations
Broadcasting/Electronic Media
Print Media
Speech - Certification
 
Contact Dr. Trudy Hanson for adviser information.
 
Classroom Center
Room 324
(806) 651-2455

Transitional Model of Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
English
English - English Language Arts & Reading (Grades 7-12) Certification
Spanish
Spanish - LOTE - Spanish (Grades EC-12) Certification
Old Main
Room 407
(806) 651-2424

Freshman Intake Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: green lighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and green lighted by departmental adviser
History
Secondary History
 
 
Sybil B. Harrington Fine Arts Complex
Room 202
(806) 651-2840

Transitional Advising:

  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31-45 hours: may be advised and greenlighted by either Advising Services or a departmental adviser
  • 46+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Composition
Music - All-Level Certification
Contact private lesson instructor
Music (with elective studies in business)
Music - Performance
Contact private lesson instructor
Music Therapy
 

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

 
Virgil Henson Activities Center
Room 242
(806) 651-5100
 
Freshman Intake Model of Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Communication Disorders
 
Old Main
Room 313A
(806) 651-2630
 
Freshman Intake Model of Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Nursing (for basic and transfer students)
Nursing (for licensed vocational nurses)
Nursing - RN to BSN (for registered nurses)
 
Virgil Henson Activities Center
Room 217
(806) 651-2370
 
Freshman Intake Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services (pre-advising  by departmental adviser is available but not mandatory)
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Athletic Training
Sports and Exercise Sciences
 
Contact Bernice Burnside for adviser information  
 
 
Freshman Intake Advising:
  • 0-30 hours: advised and greenlighted in Advising Services
  • 31+ hours: advised and greenlighted by departmental adviser
Contact Dr. Dirk Nelson, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences (OM 402; 806-651-3500)