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Academic Departments and Campuses

Contact Information for CMU Academic Departments

For more details on programs and a complete listing of CMU's majors, minors, and concentrations, see the Academic Program Requirements page.

Art and Design Department

Programs

  • Animation, Film and Motion Design
  • Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Studio Art

Contact

Department Head:
Suzie Garner

Administrative Assistant:
Cullen Duffy

Office: FA 200 | 970.248.1833
Art and Design Dept. website

Biological Sciences Department

Programs

  • Biological Sciences
  • Forensic Science

Contact

Department Head:
Carrie McVean-Waring

Administrative Assistant:
Julie Fredlund

Office: WS 232 | 970.248.1993
Biological Sciences Dept. website

Business Department

Programs

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Construction Management
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Economics
  • Energy Management/Landman
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Hospitality Management
  • Insurance
  • Managerial Informatics

Contact

Department Head:
Steve Norman

Staff Assistant:
Jane Sandoval

Office: DH 309C | 970.248.1778
Business Dept. website

Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics Department

Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Contact

Department Head:
Lori Payne

Administrative Assistant:
Ronda McDonald

Office: WS 132 |  970.248.1407
Computer Science, Mathematics and Statistics Dept. website

Engineering Programs

Engineering programs are housed in the Physical and Environmental Sciences Department.

Contact

Civil Engineering

Coordinator of Civil Engineering Program Development
Gigi Richard | 970.248.1689

Mechanical Engineering

Director of CMU/CU-Boulder Mechanical Engineering Partnership Program
Tim Brower | 970.248.1662

Archuleta Engineering Center

Administrative Assistant:
Harriet Carpenter | 970.248.1400

2508 Blichmann Ave,
Grand Junction CO

Engineering Programs website

Health Sciences Department

Programs

  • Health Information Technology Systems
  • Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Nursing
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Surgical Technology

Contact

Department Head:
Debra Bailey

Staff Assistant:
Renae Phillips or Ronna Sharpe

Office:  MC 173 | 970.248.1398
Health Sciences Dept. website


Kinesiology Department

Programs

  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Science
  • Kinesiology
  • Personal Training
  • Sport Management

Contact

Department Head:
Jeremy Hawkins

Administrative Assistant:
Tina David

Office: MC 237 | 970.248.1635
Kinesiology Dept. website

Languages, Literature and Mass Communication Department

Programs

  • Classical Studies
  • English
  • Mass Communication
  • Philosophy
  • Spanish

Contact

Department Head:
Barry Laga

Administrative Assistant:
Angela Kimmel

Office: EH 237 | 970.248.1687
Languages, Literature and Mass Communication Dept. website

Music Department

Programs

  • Jazz Studies
  • Music
  • Music Education (K-12)
  • Music Performance
  • Music With Elective Studies in Business (program name pending final approval)

Contact

Department Head:
Calvin Hofer

Administrative Assistant:
Lyn Ross, Melinda Scott

Office:  MPAC 141 | 970.248.1233, 970.248.1323
Music Dept. website



Social and Behavioral Sciences Department

Programs

  • Addiction Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Criminal Justice (for POST certification, see WCCC listing below)
  • Cultural Resource Management
  • Emergency Management and Disaster Planning
  • Forensic Anthropology
  • Forensic Investigation - Psychology
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration/Public Safety (inactive)
  • Public History
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Women's and Gender Studies

Contact

Department Head:
Jessica Herrick

Administrative Assistant:
Cathy Rickley

Office: LHH 413 | 970.248.1696
Social and Behavioral Sciences Dept. website

Physical and Environmental Sciences Department

Programs

  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering Partnership Program (with CU-Boulder)
  • Environmental Science and Technology
  • Geosciences
  • Geographic Information Science and Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering Partnership Program (with CU-Boulder)
  • Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Physics
  • Sustainability Practices
  • Watershed Science

Contact

Department Head:
Russ Walker

Administrative Assistant:
Julie Fredlund

Office: WS 232 | 970.248.1993
Physical and Environmental Sciences Dept. website

See entry above for contact information for the Engineering programs.



Teacher Education Department

Programs

  • Education (Graduate-level)
  • Teacher Licensure (Students will have an advisor in their major field of study and in the Center for Teacher Education):
    • Elementary Education
    • K-12 Education
    • Secondary Education
  • Post-baccaulareate Initial Teacher Licensure

Contact

Department Head:
Blake Bickham

Administrative Assistant:
Mary Kienietz

Center for Teacher Education, DH 109L | 970-248-1786
Teacher Education Dept. website

Theatre Arts Department

Programs

  • Dance
  • Speech
  • Theatre Arts

Contact

Department Head:
Mo LaMee

Administrative Assistant:
Lyn Ross, Melinda Scott

Office: MPAC 141 | 970.248.1233, 970.248.1323
Theatre Arts Dept. website

Contact Information for Campuses

Colorado Mesa University Montrose Campus

Montrose Campus provides courses leading to the completion of selected associate of art (AA) degrees, bachelor of art (BA) degree completion tracks, general education classes, and selected upper division and graduate-level classes.

Contact

Director: Gary Ratcliff
Staff Assistant: Donna Justin Harville
Location: 245 South Cascade Ave, Montrose, CO 81401
Phone Number: 970.249.7009
Montrose Campus website

Western Colorado Community College (WCCC)

Western Colorado Community College is an open admission, comprehensive community college providing higher education instruction for academic transfer programs and career technical programs.

 

Programs

  • Administrative Office Technology
  • Agriculture Science
  • Baking and Pastry
  • Criminal Justice
  • Construction Electrical
  • Construction Technology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Developmental Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Electric Lineworker
  • Emergency Medical Technician (Basic, Paramedic)
  • Manufacturing Supervision
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Nurse Aide
  • Peace Officers Academy - P.O.S.T. Certification
  • Process Systems Technology
  • Public Safety Diving
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Technology Integration
  • Transportation Services
  • Visual Communications - Animation Technology
  • Viticulture and Enology
  • Water Quality Management
  • Wildland Fire Management

Contact

Acting Director of Instruction: Christine Murphy | 970.248.1248
Executive Secretary:  Debbie Balmer  |  970.255.2700
Western Colorado Community College website