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Visual Arts Education Major, B.S. in Ed., Standard Secondary Certificate, Grades K-12

B.S. in Education degree, Standard Secondary Certificate

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Note: This major does not require a minor.

Admission Requirements, Retention & Termination Standards

This art major consists of 51 semester hours arranged in consultation with a departmental advisor. This will certify the graduate to teach art , K-12. The student is required to make arrangements to have an elementary school experience during directed teaching. A minimum 2.7 GPA (B-) must be earned in all teaching majors. It is mandatory that all Visual Education Majors register for and complete four semesters of ART 096. Courses taken on a credit/no credit basis, except for ART 096, may not be counted toward fulfillment of requirements for the art major or minor.

Program Requirements

Required Courses (27 hours)

ART 096Art Event Attendance

0(0-0)

ART 106Introduction to Drawing

3(0-6)

ART 119Design Foundations

3(0-6)

ART 283Introduction to Western Art, Part I

3(3-0)

ART 285Introduction to Western Art, Part II

3(3-0)

ART 287Introduction to Non-Western Art

3(3-0)

ART 343Art in the Elementary School Grades K-4

3(3-0)

ART 344Art in the Middle School Grades 5-8

3(3-0)

ART 346Secondary School Art and Mid-Tier Observation

3(2-2)

ART 446Visual Arts and Aesthetic Education

3(3-0)

Electives I (18 hours)

Select from the following:

ART 175Fiber Structures and Weaving

3(0-6)

ART 214Introduction to Ceramics

3(2-3)

ART 217Introduction to Figure Drawing

3(0-6)

ART 231Introduction to Graphic Design

3(0-6)

ART 233Introduction to Painting

3(0-6)

ART 241Introduction to Photography

3(0-6)

ART 251Introduction to Printmaking

3(0-6)

ART 261Introduction to Sculpture

3(0-6)

Electives II (6 hours)

Six (6) hours selected in consultation with the advisor. Course must be 300 level or above.

Total: 51 semester hours