The JSU Drama department offers a Bachelor of Arts in Drama with one of two concentrations, Performance or Production. Both concentrations combine a strong core of dramatic study with electives that will enhance and improve student's natural abilities and strengths. In addition, the department offers minors in drama or Film/Entertainment Technology.

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Department Catalog

The Drama department catalog entry lists all the requirements for a Drama major or minor, as well as a full listing of courses that the department offers. Please download the catalog to find out more information about the academic policies of our department.  For the full JSU undergraduate catalog please visit the Registrar's page.


Student Handbook

For more information, you may also download the Drama Department Student Handbook.  


About JSU Drama

JSU is fully accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre. First accredited in 1994, JSU has met strict standards for strong theatrical and academic training. Our department offers a strong liberal arts education combined with excellent production, performance and design opportunities for our students. In addition to our strong academic commitment, the drama department also presents five to six main stage productions each year. Our students are involved in all aspects of production both onstage and backstage.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Jacksonville State University Drama department is to provide a strong liberal arts education while promoting respect for and appreciation of the art of theatre and film. Through an academically rigorous and supportive, creative environment we cultivate critical thinking, analysis, and skills for artistic expression needed to build a career, while providing opportunities for higher level development within our students' chosen specialties.  We also seek to produce a multifaceted, high quality, and challenging theatrical experience on our stage to enrich the university and surrounding communities.