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Arts & Sciences

Major: 

  • Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts)

E-mail: liberalstudies@jsu.edu 

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Art

Majors: 

Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Fine Arts

  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Printmaking 

Minors:

  • Art
  • Art History

E-mail: art@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-5625 

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Biology

Majors:

Biology - (Bachelor of Arts) 

  • Natural History
  • General 

Biology - (Bachelor of Science)

  • Ecology/Environmental
  • Marine Biology
  • Pre-Professional Biology
  • Animal Biology
  • Plant Biology
  • Cellular and Molecular 

Minors:

  • Biology
  • Special Studies

E-mail: biology@jsu.edu 
Phone: 256-782-5038

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Criminal Justice

Majors:

Bachelor of Science

  • Corrections
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Security
    • Administration/Loss
    • Prevention

Minors:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Corrections
  • Forensic Investigations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Security Administration/Loss
    • Prevention

E-mail: cjjsu@jsu.edu 
Phone: 256-782-5335

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Drama

Majors:

Bachelor of Arts

  • Performance
  • Design/Technical

Minor:

  • Drama

E-mail: drama@jsu.edu  
Phone:
256-782-5447

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Emergency Management

Majors:

  • Bachelor of Science

Minors:

  • Emergency Management
  • Homeland Security
  • Public Safety
    • Telecommunications

E-mail: jryan@jsu.edu  
Phone:  256-782-8334

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English

Majors:

Bachelors of Arts

  • English

Minors:

  • English
  • Creative Writing
  • Business and Technical Writing

E-mail: english@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-5413

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Environmental Policy and Information Center (EPIC) 

To work closely with organizations, government, business, and the public to guide and provide sound programs and policies that encourage economic development through sustainable practices, the protection of natural, recreational and cultural resource. The department has a particular emphasis toward the creation of jobs and education for all people. 

E-mail: pconroy@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-5681

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History & Foreign Languages

Majors: 

Bachelor of Arts

  • Foreign Languages
    • French
    • Spanish
  • History

Minors:

  • History
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Gender Studies

E-mail: gharvey@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-5662

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Learning Skills

Learning Services (LS) assists undergraduate students in mastering basic and life skills through courses in the Department of Learning Skills and through learning assistance.

E-mail: cpeppers@jsu.edu
Phone:   256-782-5570

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Mathematical, Computing and Information Sciences

Majors:

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics

  • Theoretical
  • Applied
  • General

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

  • Information Assurance
  • Game Development
  • General

Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

  • Information Assurance
  • Web Development
  • General

Minors:

  • Mathematics
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Information Systems

E-mail: dford@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-5722

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Music

Majors:

Bachelor of Arts

  • General Music
  • Education

Minors:

  • Music

E-mail: mcintosh@jsu.edu  
Phone: 
256-782-5560

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Physical & Earthc Sciences

Majors:

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

  • General Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Professional Chemistry

Bachelor of Science in Geography

Minors:

  • Anthropology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Physics

E-mail: tedk@jsu.edu 
Phone: 256-782-5808

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Political Science

Majors:

Bachelor of Arts

  • Political Science

Minors:

  • Political Science

E-mail: ljowens@jsu.edu 
Phone: 256-782-5106

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Psychology

Majors:

Bachelor of Science

  • Psychology

Minors:

  • Psychology

E-mail: psychology@jsu.edu
Phone:   256-782-5402

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Sociology & Social Work

Majors:

Bachelors of Arts

  • Sociology

Bachelors of Science

  • Sociology

Bachelor of Social Work

Minors:

  • Sociology
  • Gerontology

E-mail: soc-sw@jsu.edu  
Phone: 256-782-8208

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