Humanities Division

The study of how people process and document the human experience.

The Humanities Division offers Art, Communication, Languages, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Religion, and Writing courses. Our division's classes help students build communication and critical thinking skills while encouraging global perspectives and personal development.

Humanities Division Staff

Joel Thomas

Assistant Professor of English, Chair, Division of Humanities

M.A., B.G.S. University of Nebraska Omaha; A.S. Southwestern Michigan College

359

C208

joel.thomasancilla.edu

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Monday through Thursday

12:05 pm -2:05 pm

Jodie Bowers

Instructor of Communications

M.A. Communication and Leadership Gonzaga University

357

C219

jodie.bowersancilla.edu

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Monday and Wednesday

8:30 am - 10:30 am

Tuesday and Thursday

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Or by appointment

Cynthia Cawthon

Instructor of English

B.A. Greenville College

301

C217

cynthia.cawthonancilla.edu

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Monday

10:40 am - 12:45 pm; 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tuesday

12:05 pm - 12:45 pm; 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Wednesday

10:40 am - 12:45 pm; 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Thursday

12:05 pm - 12:45 pm

Chad Kebrdle

Assistant Professor of English

M.A. Indiana University; B.S. Ball State University

368

C217

chad.kebrdleancilla.edu

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Monday and Wednesday

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Tuesday and Thursday

12:05 pm - 2:05 pm

Melissa Smeltzer

Instructor of Religion and Philosophy

BA University of Evansville, MA St. Meinrad Seminary

305

C129A

melissa.smeltzerancilla.edu

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Monday - Thursday

10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Degrees Through the Humanities Division

Communication Studies

Get prepared to express yourself clearly, both in speaking and writing.

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General Studies

The most flexible and open format to pursue your education with a degree that will transfer anywhere.

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