Humanities and Fine Arts


Welcome to the College of Humanities and Fine Arts here at the University of Tennessee at Martin. See what we have to offer by clicking on the menu items to your left.


The College of Humanities and Fine Arts strives to provide high quality academic and professional programs consistent with the university’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, developing independent and creative thinking that enriches the lives of its graduates and enables them to become responsible, skilled and participating members of their communities.


The college offers degrees designed to acquaint majors with broad and representative knowledge, develop skill in thought and expression and instill the capacity to use that knowledge constructively and responsibly. Through its courses and the activities of its faculty and students, the college also contributes to the cultural life of the area, provides service to the region and encourages the exploration of knowledge and enhancement of personal satisfaction and enjoyment.


In addition, by seeking to increase the intellectual, creative and civic competence of all university students, the college fosters a climate of curiosity within which scholarly activities and research can extend the boundaries of knowledge.


The College of Humanities and Fine Arts is composed of five departments: Communications; English and Modern Foreign Languages; History and Philosophy; Music; and Visual and Theatre Arts.


The departments within the College of Humanities and Fine Arts provide majors/submajors and minors in support of the university’s Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. They also offer the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in Fine and Performing Arts; the Bachelor of Music degree with a major in Music; and the Bachelor of Arts in Music.



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