Find Your Advisor: Freshmen and Sophomores

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All freshmen and sophomore students are required to be advised in the Undergraduate Advising Center (UAC).

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Find your advisor by college:

Arts and Sciences

Anthropology (minor only):
Andrew Strange
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Applied Arts and Sciences:
Trevor Poppke - Last names starting with A-K
(409) 880-7271, tjpoppke@lamar.edu

Sharon Sanders - Last names starting with L-Z
(409) 880-7281, sanderss@lamar.edu

Biology:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

Biochemistry:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

Chemistry:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

Computer Information Systems:
Le'Toria Trahan
(409) 880-7960, ltwebb@lamar.edu

Computer Science:
Le'Toria Trahan
(409) 880-7960, ltwebb@lamar.edu

Criminal Justice:
Dashelle Reed
(409) 880-7296, dreed10@lamar.edu

Earth Sciences:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

English:
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Environmental Sciences:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

Forensic Chemistry:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

General Studies:
Trevor Poppke - Last names starting with A-K
(409) 880-7271, tjpoppke@lamar.edu

Sharon Sanders - Last names starting with L-Z
(409) 880-7281, sanderss@lamar.edu

Geology:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

History:
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Legal Studies (minor only):
Karen Bowers
(409) 880-7294, kbowers2@lamar.edu

Mathematics:
Nicole Hebert
(409) 880-7206, nachirafis@lamar.edu

Modern Languages:
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Philosophy (minor only):
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Pre-Nursing (including Juniors, Seniors and Post-Baccalaureate):
Gina Faulk - Last names starting with A-E
(409) 880-7357, gmpoppke@lamar.edu

Dee Graham - Last names starting with F-L
(409) 880-7388, dgraham9@lamar.edu

Dawn Short - Last names starting with M-R
(409) 880-7631, dshort@lamar.edu

Jennifer Mutz - Last names starting with S-Z
(409) 880-7816, jmutz@lamar.edu

Physics:
Andrew Strange - Last names starting A-L
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Lalauni Thomas - Last names starting M-Z
(409) 880-7435, lthomas1@lamar.edu

Political Science:
Karen Bowers
(409) 880-7294, kbowers2@lamar.edu

Psychology:
Karen Bowers
(409) 880-7294, kbowers2@lamar.edu

Social Work:
Dashelle Reed
(409) 880-7296, dreed10@lamar.edu

Sociology:
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Space Sciences (minor only):
Andrew Strange
(409) 880-7216, arstrange@lamar.edu

Writing (minor only):
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Business

Accounting: Carmen Savant
(409) 880-7214, cdsavant@lamar.edu

Construction Management: Carmen Savant
(409) 880-7214, cdsavant@lamar.edu

Economics: Carmen Savant
(409) 880-7214, cdsavant@lamar.edu

Finance: Carmen Savant
(409) 880-7214, cdsavant@lamar.edu

General Business: Tina Johnson
Contact the UAC, (409) 880-8822

Human Resources: Andre Favors
(409) 880-7916, afavors@lamar.edu

Management: Andre Favors
(409) 880-7916, afavors@lamar.edu

Management Information Systems:
Andre Favors
(409) 880-7916, afavors@lamar.edu

Marketing: Andre Favors
(409) 880-7916, afavors@lamar.edu

Students interested in Business Minors
should contact the appropriate department
in the Galloway Business Building for
consultation.  See the Junior/Senior Advisor
list for contact information.

Education and Human Development

Exercise Science & Fitness Management: Reggie Deal
(409) 880-7963, rdeal@lamar.edu

Family Studies: Lance Hutchins
(409) 880-7689, lrhutchins@lamar.edu

Fashion Retailing & Merchandising:
Lance Hutchins
(409) 880-7689, lrhutchins@lamar.edu

Health: Reggie Deal
(409) 880-7963, rdeal@lamar.edu

Interdisciplinary Studies - Teacher Education:
Laura Cooley - Last names starting with A-K
(409) 880-7267, laqueen@lamar.edu

Lance Hutchins - Last names starting with L-Z
(409) 880-7689, lrhutchins@lamar.edu

Kinesiology - Teacher Certification:
Laura Cooley
(409) 880-7267, laqueen@lamar.edu

Nutrition, Dietetics & Hospitality Administration: Lance Hutchins
(409) 880-7689, lrhutchins@lamar.edu

Engineering

Chemical Engineering:
Contact the UAC
(409) 880-8822

Civil Engineering: Maegan Collins
(409) 880-7166, mcollins9@lamar.edu

Electrical Engineering: Tanya Celstine
(409) 880-7165, tbcalcote@lamar.edu

Industrial Engineering: Tanya Celstine
(409) 880-7165, tbcalcote@lamar.edu

Industrial Technology: Nicole Hebert
(409) 880-7206, nachirafis@lamar.edu

Mechanical Engineering:
Jessica White - Last names starting with A-M
(409) 880-7298, jwhite19@lamar.edu

Maegan Collins - Last names starting with N-Z
(409) 880-7166, mcollins9@lamar.edu

Fine Arts and Communication

New Art, Music, Theatre & Dance students must audition/interview or have their portfolio reviewed and be admitted by the department before seeing their UAC advisor.

American Sign Language: Robert Hamilton
(409) 880-7627, rhamilton@lamar.edu

Art History (minor only): Kathleen Andrews
(409) 880-7956, kdandrews@lamar.edu

Communication:
Robert Hamilton - Last names starting with A-K
(409) 880-7627, rhamilton@lamar.edu

Last names starting with L-R
Contact the UAC, (409) 880-8822

Andre Favors - Last names starting with S-Z
(409) 880-7916, afavors@lamar.edu

Graphic Design: Kathleen Andrews
(409) 880-7956, kdandrews@lamar.edu

Music: Kathleen Andrews
(409) 880-7956, kdandrews@lamar.edu

Speech & Hearing Sciences: Robert Hamilton
(409) 880-7627, rhamilton@lamar.edu

Studio Art: Kathleen Andrews
(409) 880-7956, kdandrews@lamar.edu

Theater & Dance: Kathleen Andrews
(409) 880-7956, kdandrews@lamar.edu

Pre-Professional Programs

Students working towards admission to a professional school will be advised by their UAC advisor for their major as well as by a pre-professional advisor.

Pre-Professional Health Programs:
Contact the UAC, (409) 880-8822

  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Dental
  • Pre-Medical
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy
  • Pre-Pharmacy
  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Physician's Assistant
  • Pre-Podiatry
  • Pre-Veterinarian

Pre-Law Program: Dr. Davis
(409) 880-8533
Social & Behavioral Sciences Bldg, Room 201A
terri.davis@lamar.edu

UAC Advising for Freshmen and Sophomores

Freshmen and sophomores are encouraged to meet with their academic advisor on a regular basis and are required to meet at least once a semester with their advisor. 

All advisors listed above have offices in the Undergraduate Advising Center in the Carl Parker Advising Wing.  New students should call 409-880-8822 to schedule their advising appointment. 

New freshmen are high school graduates entering college for the first time. Any Lamar student with fewer than 30 credit hours.

Sophomores are students who have earned between 30 and 59 college credit hours.  Sophomores are encouraged to develop relationships with their major department prior to their junior year.