School of Arts & Humanities

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Art

Offering concentrations in ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, and printmaking, the Art Department has a 100% job placement rate, and art majors have won numerous awards.

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Drama

With four to five main stage shows per year, the Drama Department provides excellent opportunities if you are interested in performance or production.  The department also houses JSU’s interdisciplinary film program.

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History & Foreign Language

Enjoy co-curricular engagement with the History Club or Phi Alpha Theta and study abroad with history and foreign languages faculty, who take students to such destinations as Rome and Colombia.  Our alumni work in education, libraries, museums, translation, law, and non-profit organizations.

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English

Do you love to read and think reading matters? Do you enjoy writing creatively? Study with experienced English faculty who mentor students towards careers in law, government, education, counseling, religious studies, and more.

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Integrated Studies

This flexible major allows you to design your own curriculum and take classes on campus or online.  The degree is available completely online and allows work experience to count for college credit.

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Music

Join the more than 300 undergraduate and graduate music majors and minors who learn from 38 world-class teachers, scholars, conductors, composers, and performers.  Accredited by NASM, the department sponsors the Marching Southerners, Opera Theatre, Jazz Band, and over 20 other ensembles.

With five departments, the School provides general studies in more than eight majors and a wide variety of minors in the arts and humanities. The School is the intellectual center of Jacksonville State University, helping all students build the foundation for their future studies.

To enable students to achieve their greatest potential, the School emphasizes excellence in teaching in every department, with dynamic and caring faculty whose fine work in the classroom is bolstered by research, scholarship, artistic creation, and service activities. Through the work of its faculty and students, the School of Arts and Humanities enhances the cultural, intellectual, and social life of Jacksonville State University, the local community, and Northeast Alabama.

Staci Stone

Dr. Staci Stone, Dean
256-782-5690
slstone@jsu.edu  

Kristi Smith, Secretary
256-782-5690
kfsmith@jsu.edu   
Barbara

Barbara Cook, Coordinator of Certification and Advisement
256-782-5236
bacook@jsu.edu 

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