Departments of the College of Arts and Humanities

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Art & Design

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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Theatre and Film

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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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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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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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.

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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.