Liberal Arts and Humanities

The mission of the Division of Liberal Arts and Humanities is to empower students to become global leaders in scholarship, research, performing arts, and service to humanity. The division is committed to producing graduates who are critical thinkers in pursuit of truth, beauty, spirituality, and social justice. Students are prepared to become competitive candidates in graduate and professional schools, to excel in their chosen careers, and to provide community leadership based upon humanistic values.

Faculty members in the division are committed to broadening their knowledge, scholarship, research, professional experiences, and methods of teaching.

The Division of Liberal Arts and Humanities offers the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program
in the following areas, as listed by department:

Minor programs are available in English, History, Music, Political Science, and Sociology. Courses are offered in Humanities and Spanish to satisfy general education requirements and the Holistic Learning module, Spanish as a second language. See the Department of Liberal and Religious Studies for a complete list of concentrations for a degree in Liberal Studies. For more information about the Division, please contact: Dr. Hasan Crockett Dean of Liberal Arts and Humanities (704) 216-6804

Criminal Justice
Dr. Latarcia Barnes (Ext. 6840)

English: Liberal Arts
English: Teacher Education
Dr. Tiffany Adams Chair and Associate Professor Department of English and Foreign Language (Ext. 6256)
Pilar Cabrera-Matthews, Spanish Coordinator (Ext. 6056)

History: Liberal Arts
Political Science
Social Studies: Teacher Education (7-12)
Dr. Hasan Crockett, Department Chair (Ext. 6804)
Dr. Wyndham Whynot, History Coordinator (Ext. 6600) 

Liberal Studies (2 Concentrations) Religious Studies Dr. Michael Ellis, Department Chair (Ext. 6261)

Music: Liberal Arts
Music: Teacher Education
Dr. DaVaughn Miller, Department Chair (Ext. 6322)

Music Scholarships

Piano Scholarship
String Scholarship
Vocal Scholarship


CrockettHasanDean Liberal Arts & Humanities(704) 216
Sheff,SamanthaAdministrative AssistantLiberal Arts & Humanities(704) 216
BarnesLatarciaDepartment ChairCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
HutchinsBessieInstructorCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
McDowellNailahInstructorCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
AlexanderLaShawndaAssistant ProfessorCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
OehmenNicoleAssistant ProfessorCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
HayesKimberlyInstructorCriminal Justice & Sociology(704) 216
AdamsTiffany Boyd Department ChairEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
GirouardDonnaAssistant ProfessorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
ParrishDa’TarviaAssociate ProfessorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
WilliamsLawanAssistant ProfessorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
Cabrera-MatthewsPilarInstructor-Coor.English & Foreign Language(704) 216
BoyattCaseyInstructorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
VallejoOsirisInstructorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
SimmonsWashellaAssociate ProfessorEnglish & Foreign Language(704) 216
EllisShamikaAdjunctEnglish & Foreign LanguageN/
CoferVashtiAdjunctEnglish & Foreign LanguageN/
QuinnettLawrenceDepartment Chair Music & Theater Arts(704) 216
GrayChristopherGospel ChoirMusic & Theater ArtsN/
JonesAnthonyDirector of BandsMusic & Theater Arts(704) 216
MillsKaniaAdjunct Music & Theater ArtsN/
Moore-MitchellTeresaAssistant ProfessorMusic & Theater Arts(704) 216
PalmerDavidAdjunctMusic & Theater ArtsN/
QuickKendrisAssistant ProfessorMusic & Theater Arts(704) 216
CrockettHasanDepartment ChairHistory & Political Science(704) 216
GardnerJaysonAssistant ProfessorHistory & Political Science(704) 216
MooreLovettaAdjunct History & Political ScienceN/
WhiteChrisAssociate ProfessorHistory & Political Science(704) 216
WhynotWyndhamProfessorHistory & Political Science(704) 216
WhitworthEllenAssistant ProfessorHistory & Political ScienceN/
EllisMichaelDepartment ChairLiberal & Religious Studies(704) 216
Henderson Johnnie Assistant ProfessorLiberal & Religious Studies(704) 216
RussellTroy Assistant ProfessorLiberal & Religious Studies(704) 216