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College of Arts and Humanities


The stated mission of the College of Arts and Humanities is to "educate majors, minors, and graduate students in a wide variety of disciplines in the humanities and the fine and performing arts, as well as to provide a rigorous, thorough, core-level education for all University of West Georgia students." To achieve this mission, the College cultivates a rich liberal arts curriculum and a vibrant campus environment and supports creative and scholarly collaboration across our six academic departments, our School of the Arts, and the University.  We are committed to the academic success of our students, to the development of their critical and independent thinking, and to their becoming graduates who are productive leaders and citizens invested in cultural and global literacy and lifelong learning.

Contact Information

Phone: (678) 839-5450
Fax: (678) 839-5451
Location: 3rd floor, TLC
Interim Dean: Dr. Randy Hendricks
Associate Dean: Dr. Denise Overfield


English and Philosophy
Foreign Languages and Literatures

In addition, the College of Arts and Humanities participates in a number of interdisciplinary programs.

Undergraduate Degrees

Art, B.A.
Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts
Art Education, Bachelor of Fine Arts
English, B.A.
Foreign Languages, B.A. in Foreign Languages with tracks in French, German and Spanish
Foreign Languages, B.A. in Foreign Languages with P-12 certification in French and Spanish
Global Studies, B.A.
History, B.A.
Music, B.M. in Music Education
Music, B.M. in Performance
Music, B.M. in Performance with Emphasis in Jazz Studies
Music, B.M. in Piano Performance with Emphasis in Piano Pedagogy
Music, B.M. with Elective Studies in Business
Philosophy, B.A.
Theatre, B.A.

For more information please visit the college website