Drama - Production (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 the concentration12
Nine hours of 300+ level drama electives9
Total Hours45

1 These one-hour courses must be taken twice to satisfy the requirement.

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

Course Title Credits
Production Concentration
DR 285Elements of Design3
Select nine hours of electives from the following or other approved production electives9
Scenic Design I
Costume Design I
Puppetry
Stage Carpentry
Stage Lighting
Stage Makeup I
Sound Design and Production
Costume Techniques
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 284 Stage Crafts 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
CS 201 Introduction to Information Technology 3
DR 250 Student's Theatre 1
DR 280 Play Analysis 3
 Hours16
Sophomore
Fall
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
DR 241 Acting 3
DR 285 Elements of Design 3
General Electives 2
 Hours15
Spring
Literature sequence 3
Natural Science 4
Social/Behavioral Science 3
DR 250 Student's Theatre 1
General Electives 3
 Hours14
Junior
Fall
EH 141 Oral Communication 3
DR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
DR 361 Theatre History I (WI) 3
Drama 300+ Electives 3
Minor/Electives 6
 Hours16
Spring
Social/Behavioral Science 3
DR 362 Theatre History II 3
Production 300+ Electives 3
Minor/Electives 300+ 6
 Hours15
Senior
Fall
DR 349 Theatre Practicum 1
DR 300+ Electives 3
Production 300+ Electives 3
Minor/ Electives 8
 Hours15
Spring
DR 490 Senior Practicum (WI) 2
Drama 300+ Electives 3
Production 300+ Elective 3
Minor/ Electives 300+ 6
 Hours14
 Total Hours120

Thirty-six hours must be 300+.