Drama - Performance (Bachelor of Arts)

 A Bachelor of Arts in Drama requires a minimum of 120 semester hours.  All students majoring in drama must complete forty-five (45) hours of Drama courses, including the core classes: 

Course Title Credits
Core Courses
DR 241Acting3
DR 242Introduction to the Theatre3
DR 250Student's Theatre 12
DR 280Play Analysis3
DR 284Stage Crafts3
DR 349Theatre Practicum 12
DR 361Theatre History I (WI)3
DR 362Theatre History II3
DR 490Senior Practicum (WI)2
Twelve hours within their concentration12
Nine hours of 300+ level drama electives9
Total Hours45

The Performance concentration consists of twelve (12) hours in addition to the Drama core classes and electives: 

Course Title Credits
Performance Concentration
DR 290Speech for the Performing Arts3
DR 441Acting II3
Select six hours of electives from the following or other approved performance electives6
Directing
Auditioning
Careers in Performance
Movement for the Stage
Puppetry
Special Topics in Performance
Total Hours12


 

In addition to courses noted below, candidates for graduation must successfully complete all JSU Academic Regulations. More information about general education requirements can be found in the Summary of Degrees/Requirements section of the catalog.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallHours
EH Composition sequence 3
DR 242 Introduction to the Theatre 3
MS 110 Finite Mathematics (or higher) 3
History sequence 3
DR 241 Acting 3
STU 101 First Year Experience 0
 Hours15
Spring
EH Composition sequence 3
ART 202
Art Appreciation
or Introduction to Music
3
History sequence 3
DR 250 Student's Theatre 1
DR 280 Play Analysis 3
DR 284 Stage Crafts 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
Social and Behavioral Elective 3
DR 290 Speech for the Performing Arts 3
Elective 2
 Hours15
Spring
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
DR 250 Student's Theatre 1
Performance Elective 3
 Hours14
Junior
Fall
Social/Behavioral Science 3
DR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
DR 361 Theatre History I (WI) 3
Drama 300+ Elective 3
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
EH 141 Oral Communication 3
DR 362 Theatre History II 3
DR 441 Acting II 3
Minor 6
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
DR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
DR 490 Senior Practicum (WI) 2
Performance 300+ Elective 3
Minor 6
Elective 3
 Hours15
Spring
Drama 300+ Electives 6
Minor 300+ 6
Elective 2
 Hours14
 Total Hours120