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Truett-McConnell College Official Degree Programs List

 Business Division

• Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Concentration in General Business)
• Bachelor of Science in in Business Administration (Concentration in Management)
• Bachelor of Science in in Business Administration (Concentration in Healthcare Management)
• Bachelor of Science in in Business Administration (Concentration in Marketing)
• Bachelor of Science in in Business Administration (Concentration in Sports Management)

World Missions and Christian Studies Division

• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (Concentration in Biblical and Theological Studies)
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (Concentration in Missions)
• Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies (Concentration in Student Ministry)
• Bachelor of Arts in World Missions
• Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Concentration in Missions and Psychology)
• Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (Concentration in Missions and Business)

Education and Behavioral Sciences Division

• Bachelor of Science in Education (Concentration in Early Childhood)
• Bachelor of Science in Education (Concentration in Middle Grades LA/Social Studies)*
• Bachelor of Science in Education (Concentration in Middle Grades MA/Science )*
• Bachelor of Science in Music Education
• Bachelor of Science in Psychology
• Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Concentration in Clinical, Counseling and Developmental)
• Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Concentration in Marriage and Family)
*Bachelor of Science in Education – Middle Grades – is one degree with 2 concentrations. It is counted as 2 separate programs of study.

Humanities Division
• Bachelor of Arts in English (Concentration in Creative Writing) *
• Bachelor of Arts in English (Concentration in Literature and English) *
• Bachelor of Arts in History
* Bachelor of Arts in English is one degree with 2 concentrations. It is counted as 2 separate programs of study.

Music and Fine Arts Division
• Bachelor of Arts in Music
• Bachelor of Arts Music (Concentration in Worship and Church Music)
• Bachelor of Science in Music Education

Nursing Division

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Science and Mathematics Division

• Bachelor of Science in Biology
• Bachelor of Science in Biology-Pre Health

 

 

SUMMER ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2015

Session 1 SS1

Memorial Day Holiday (staff holiday*)

May 25

Advising and Registration

May 29

Classes begin

June 1

Late registration and drop/add

June 1-2

Last drop day without academic penalty

June 22

Classes end

June 25

Final exam

June 26

Session 2 SS2 

Advising and registration

June 26

Classes begin

June 29

Late registration and drop/add

June 30-July 1

Independence Day Holiday (staff holiday - classes meet*)

July 3

Last drop day without academic penalty

July 20

Classes end

July 23

Final exam

July 24

 

**Online summer begins on June 1 and ends on July 26
*Professor's discretion

ACADEMIC CALENDAR   2013-2014

FALL SEMESTER 2013

Payment Deadline for Returning Students

August 7

Registration Deadline for Online A-Term

August 12

Online A-Term

August 19 - October 13

Classes begin

August 21

Late registration and drop/add

August 21-27

Convocation

August 29

Labor Day Holiday (staff holiday - classes meet*)

September 2

Spiritual Emphasis Week

September 3-5

Constitution /Citizenship Day

September 17

Fall Break (no classes)

October 7-11

Registration Deadline for Online B-Term

October 14

Online B-Term

October 21 - December 15

Fall enrollment reporting date

October 31

Advising and registration for spring (current students only)

October 21-November 15

Thanksgiving Holiday (no classes)

November 25-29

Last drop day without academic penalty

November 13

Classes end

December 10

Dead day

December 11

Final exams

December 12, 13, 16, 17

 

 

JAN TERM 2014

Jan 6-17

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2014

Application deadline

December 1

Deadline for graduation application

January 2

Registration Deadline for Online A-Term

January 13

New student advising and registration

January 17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (staff holiday - classes meet*)

January 20

Online A-Term

January 20 - March 16

IE Day

January 21

Classes begin

January 22

Late registration and drop/add

January 22-28

Spring break

March 10-14

Registration Deadline for Online B-Term

March 17

Online B-Term

March 24 - May 18

Advising and registration for summer/fall (current students only)

March 24-April 11

Last drop day without academic penalty

April 9

Easter Holiday (no classes)

April 14-18

Staff Easter Holiday - Good Friday

April 18

Honors Chapel

May 8

Classes end

May 13

Dead day

May 14

Final exams

May 15, 16, 19, 20

IE Day

May 23

Graduation

May 24

SUMMER TERM 2014

Session 1 SS1

Memorial Day Holiday (staff holiday*)

May 26

Registration Deadline for Online Summer Term

May 26

Advising and Registration

May 30

Online Summer Term

June 2 - July 27

Classes begin

June 2

Late registration and drop/add

June 2-3

Last drop day without academic penalty

June 23

Classes end

June 26

Final exam

June 27

Session 2 SS2 

Advising and registration

June 27

Classes begin

June 30

Late registration and drop/add

June 30-July 1

Independence Day Holiday (staff holiday - classes meet*)

July 4

Last drop day without academic penalty

July 21

Classes end

July 24

Final exam

July 25

 

*Professor's discretion on class

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR   2011-2012 

FALL SEMESTER 2011

Payment Deadline for Returning Students

August 10

Classes begin

August 24

Late registration and drop/add

August 24-31

Labor Day Holiday (campus closed)

September 5

Spiritual Emphasis Week

September 6-8

Constitution /Citizenship Day

September 17

Advising and registration

October 24-November 11

Thanksgiving Holiday (campus closed 23, 24, 25)

November 21-25

Last drop day without academic penalty

November 2

Classes end

December 6

Dead day/IE Day

December 7

Final exams

December 8, 9, 12, 13

SPRING SEMESTER 2012

Application deadline

December 1

Deadline for graduation application

January 11

Classes begin

January 11

Late registration and drop/add

January 11-17

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (campus closed)

January 16

Spring break

March 5-9

Advising and registration

March 26-April 13

Last drop day without academic penalty

March 27

Honors Chapel

April 26

Easter Week (all classes cancelled)

April 2-6

Staff Easter Holiday-Good Friday (campus closed)

April 6

Classes end

May 2

Dead day/IE Day

May 3

Final exams

May 4, 7, 8, 9

Graduation

May 12

SUMMER TERM 2012

Session 1 SS1

Advising and Registration

May 21

Classes begin

May 22

Late registration and drop/add

May 22-23

Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed)

May 28

Last drop day without academic penalty

June 12

Classes end

June 19

Final exam

June 20

Session 2 SS2 

Advising and registration

May 21

Classes begin

May 22

Late registration and drop/add

May 22-23

Memorial Day Holiday (campus closed)

May 28

Independence Day Holiday (campus closed)

July 4

Last drop day without academic penalty

July 5

Classes end

July 19

Final exam

July 20

Session 3 SS3

Advising and registration

June 20    

Classes begin

June 21

Late registration and drop/add

June 21-22

Independence Day Holiday (campus closed)

July 4

Last drop day without academic penalty

July 12

Classes end

July 19

Final exam

July 20

**On-line calendar will be added

FACULTY BY DIVISION

Business Division

ForneyDr. Janet Forney

Professor of Business - Chair

  • Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University
  • Post Doctorate Specialty Certificate, Nova Southeastern University
  • M.S., M.T., Virginia Commonwealth University
  • B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University

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Gary FangmanDr. Gary Fangmann

Assistant Professor of Business

  • Ed.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Southwest Baptist University

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stacy hallDr. Stacy Hall

Associate Professor of Business - Athletic Director

  • Ph.D., Florida State University
  • M.S., Georgia Southern University
  • B.S., East Carolina University

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TatumProfessor Donald E. Tatum

Assistant Professor of Business

  • PsyD. Studies, California Southern University
  • M.S., Mercer University
  • B.S., Samford University

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Melody Tenney copyProfessor Melody Tenney

Assistant Professor of Business

  • M.B.A., Piedmont College
  • B.S., The University of Mobile

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World Missions & Christian Studies Division (back to top)

GraffagninoDr. Jason Graffagnino

Assistant Professor of History/Christian Studies - Chair

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M. Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Louisiana State University

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Ed Pruitt SBDr. H. Edward Pruitt

Associate Professor of Missions and Evangelism

  • D.Theo., University of South Africa
  • M.Theo., University of South Africa
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.Th., Florida Baptist Theological College

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CanerDr. Emir Caner - President

Professor of History and Christian Studies

  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Criswell College

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EpplingProfessor Chris Eppling - VP for Student Services & Athletics

Associate Professor of Christian Studies

  • Ph.D., studies, University of Pretoria – South Africa
  • Th.M., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.S., Carson-Newman College

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ReynoldsDr. Brad R. Reynolds - VP for Academic Services

Professor of Christian Studies

  • Ph.D., College of William & Mary
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Criswell College

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Van Sanders SBDr. Van Sanders

Associate Professor of Missions and Evangelism

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

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Michael Whitlock SBDr. Michael Whitlock

Assistant Professor of Christian Studies

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Sam Houston State University

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Maél Disseau SBDr. Maël Disseau

Associate Professor of Christian Studies

  • Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.S.AE., Georgia Institute of Technology
  • B.AE., Georgia Institute of Technology

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Jeremy Lyon SBDr. Jeremy Lyon

Associate Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew

  • Ph.D., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.Div., Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Carson-Newman College

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david mcdowellProfessor David McDowell

Assistant Professor of Missions and Christian Studies

  • M.A., Columbia International University
  • B.A., Bob Jones University

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Education & Behavioral Science Division (back to top)

Julie Lutz copy

Dr. Julie Lutz

Assistant Professor of Education - Chair

  • D.ED., Valdosta State University
  • M.Ed., Valdosta State University
  • M.Ed., The University of Georgia
  • B.S., The University of Georgia

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HaynesDr. Holly Haynes

Associate Professor of Behavioral Sciences

  • Ed.D., Harvard University
  • Ed.M., Harvard University
  • A.B., Harvard College

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Chad HibdonProfessor Chad Hibdon

Assistant Professor of Education

  • M.A., Education Leadership, Lipscomb University
  • B.S., Health Education, Middle Tennessee State University

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Angie RainwaterProfessor Angela Rainwater

Assistant Professor of Education

  • M.A., Early Childhood ED., Piedmont College
  • Ed.S., Studies, University of Georgia
  • Ed.S., Piedmont College
  • B.S., Georgia State University

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ShepardProfessor Jenni K. Shepard

Assistant Professor of Education

  • M.A.T., Piedmont College
  • B.A., Piedmont College

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Tamara GriffisProfessor Tamara Griffis

Assistant Professor of Education

  • M.A.T., Liberty University
  • B.S., The University of North Georgia

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Donna CaudelProfessor Donna Caudell

Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences

  • Ed.D., Studies, Liberty University
  • Ed.S., Liberty University
  • M.Ed., University of Georgia
  • B.S., Bob Jones University
  • LPN, North Georgia Technical College

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Leslie TurkLeslie Turk

Assistant Professor of Education

  • Ed.S., Piedmont College
  • M.A., Physical Education and Health, North Georgia College
  • B.A., Early Childhood Education, Piedmont College

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Humanities Division (back to top)

Michael JustusDr. Michael T. Justus

Professor of History - Chair

  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • M.A. University of Georgia
  • B.A., Carson-Newman College

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NunleyDr. Constance M. Nunley

Professor of English

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • M.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A., Converse College

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Sam PelletiDr. Samuel R. Pelletier

Professor, Biblical Languages

  • Ph.D., The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.A., University of Missouri-Columbia
  • M.A.R., Westminster Theological Seminary
  • B.A., Hannibal-LaGrange College

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Joseph WiegandDr. Joseph Wiegand - Associate VP for Academic Services & Interim VP for Finance and Operations

Associate Professor of Law and Government

  • Ed.D. studies, Liberty University
  • LL.M., University of London, King's College
  • J.D., Regent University School of Law
  • M.A., Regent University School of Government
  • B.A., Michigan State University

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Cierra WinklerProfessor Cierra Winkler

Associate Professor of English

  • M.A., University of Alaska (Anchorage)
  • B.A., North Georgia College & State University

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YoungDr. Walton Young

Associate Professor of English

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia
  • M.A., Georgia State University
  • B.A., Georgia State University

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Janis Justus copyProfessor Janis Justus

QEP Director

Associate Professor of History

  • M.A., The University of Florida
  • B.A., The University of Florida

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Math & Science Division (back to top)

Bob Bowen copyDr. Robert Bowen

Assistant Professor of Biology - Chair

  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina – Charlotte
  • M.S., Northern Michigan University
  • M.G.I.S., University of Minnesota
  • B.S., Northern Michigan University

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Loffredo-med-optDr. Robert E. Loffredo

Professor of Chemistry

  • Ph.D., University of Colorado
  • NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship, Purdue University
  • B.S., University of Illinois

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Kurt Wise SBDr. Kurt P. Wise

Professor of Biology

  • Ph.D., Harvard University
  • M.A., Harvard University
  • B.A., University of Chicago

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Jody Brookshire copyProfessor Jody Brookshire

Assistant Professor of Physics

  • Ed.D. Studies, University of Georgia
  • M.S., Auburn University
  • B.S., North Georgia College & State University

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marcuscobbsProfessor Marcus Cobbs

Assistant Professor of Math and Science

  • M.S., Cumberland University
  • B.A., William Penn University

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Mike CroleyProfessor Mike Croley

Assistant Professor of Math and Science

  • M.S., Eastern Kentucky University

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Tom HenniganProfessor Tom Hennigan

Associate Professor of Biology

  • M.P.S., College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • M.S., Syracuse University
  • B.S., University of Alaska, Fairbanks

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rob millerProfessor Rob Miller

Instructor of Math and Science

  • M.A., studies, Education, University of the Cumberland
  • B.S., Social Welfare, Olivet Nazarene University
  • B.S., Psychology, Olivet Nazarene University

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Veronica RespressProfessor Veronica Respress

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

  • M.S., University of Dayton
  • B.S., Wilberforce University

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truettwaitingProfessor Rachel Skinner

Instructor of Math and Science

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Vicki SteeleProfessor Vicki Steele

Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Associate Professor of Biology

  • M.Ed., North Georgia College and State University
  • B.S., Piedmont College

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Jon Yeh copyProfessor Jon Yeh

Assistant Professor of Math and Science

  • M.A., Ball State University
  • B.A., Taylor University

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Music & Fine Arts Division (back to top) 

Becky Lombard SBDr. Becky Lombard

Professor of Music/Fine Arts - Chair

  • D.M.A., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • M.C.M., New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.M.E., Oklahoma Baptist University

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steven tyndallDr. Steven Tyndall

Assistant Professor of Music/Fine Arts

  • Ed.D., University of Alabama
  • M.M.E., University of West Georgia
  • B.M.E., Jacksonville State University

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Dennis Allen

Professor Dennis Allen

Assistant Professor of Worship and Church Music

  • M.C.M., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • B.A., University of Georgia

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Nursing Division (back to top)

Celeste Dunnington copyProfessor Celeste S. Dunnington, RN, MSN

Division of Nursing - Chair

Associate Professor of Nursing

  • PhD studies, Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University
  • M.S.N., University of South Alabama
  • B.S.N., Oklahoma Panhandle State University
  • A.D.N., Gadsden State Community College

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Lysa FisherProfessor Lisa Fisher, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

  • M.S.N., Kaplan University
  • B.S.N., Barry University

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Lisa LapreeProfessor Lisa LaPree, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

  • M.S.N., South University
  • B.S.N., Brenau University

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tracypaver2Professor Tracy Paver, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

  • M.S.N., Pensacola Christian College
  • B.S.N., Pensacola Christian College

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