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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy

Lucas Powers, Professor, Chair
104 Humanities Building
(615) 963-5641

Faculty: J. Anderson, N. Atwood, C. Bowie, M. Catanzaro, J. Daniel, J. Davis, R. Dixon, J. Hayes, W. Hennequin, J. Irby, M. Mazzone, C. Mojica-Diaz, J. Montmarquet, C. Murillo, J. Parham, E. Phillips, M. Pinkard, L. Powers, A. Rueda-Garcia, P. Shafer, A. Springfield, R. Taylor, J. Thompson, H. Williams, M. Wise


The Department of Languages, Literature, and Philosophy offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in English and undergraduate minors in English, Writing, Modern Foreign Languages, and Philosophy and Religious Studies. The Department is an active partner in the Interdisciplinary Studies, Women’s Studies, and Teacher Education programs and offers coursework that is integral to the undergraduate general education curriculum. Instruction in the department is informed by the professional expertise of faculty members who contribute to the development of the body of knowledge in their respective disciplines and apply their knowledge and skills in service to local, regional, national, and international communities.

Accreditation: The teacher education program in English is approved by the Tennessee Department of Education. In addition, the University’s teacher education program is accredited by the National Council on the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

Modern Foreign Languages

Students who graduate from college today will be required to compete in a global society and economy. Students should consider a minor in a foreign language. At TSU students may minor in Spanish or French. The minor requires that a student complete 18 semester hours in the language of choice beyond the first-year courses. These hours may include up to 9 hours of approved study-abroad coursework.




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