Art Education is a specific track combining both the majors of Art and Education. You will participate in a combination of upper level Art and Education courses to prepare you for a future profession in teaching at the K-12 level.  In addition to meeting the liberal arts core requirements of the University, you must complete all the requirements for secondary education certification and 41 semester hours in the art courses listed below:

REQUIRED MAJOR CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Drawing I (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Design (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Sculpture (3 s.h.)
  • - Digital Photography (3 s.h.) or
    • - Digital Photography (3 s.h.)
  • - Painting I (3 s.h.)
  • - Art History I: Prehistory-Renaissance (3 s.h.)
  • - Art History II: Renaissance through 20th Century (3 s.h.)
  • - Printmaking I (3 s.h.)
  • - Communication Arts Colloquium (1 s.h.)
  • - K-12 Art Methods (3 s.h.)
  • - Senior Thesis (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Media and Visual Arts (3 s.h.)

ELECTIVE(S) IN MAJOR

Complete one of the following courses.

  • - Drawing II (3 s.h.)
  • - Graphic Design: Layout (3 s.h.)
  • - Painting II (3 s.h.)
  • - Printmaking II (3 s.h.)
  • - Web Design (3 s.h.)
  • - Graphic Design: Imaging (3 s.h.)

REQUIRED EDUCATION CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Foundations of Education (3 s.h.)
  • - Exceptional Students (3 s.h.)
  • - Introduction to Field Experience (3 s.h.)
  • - Native American Studies for Educators (3 s.h.)
  • - Technology In Education (3 s.h.)
  • - Human Relations (3 s.h.)
  • - Assessment & Evaluation in the Classroom (3 s.h.)
  • - Content Literacy for ELL and Struggling Readers (3 s.h.)
  • - Middle/Secondary Methods (4 s.h.)
  • - Instructional Management (3 s.h.)
  • - Foundations of Middle School (2 s.h.)
  • - Teacher Residency: K-12 (10 s.h.)
  • - First Aid/CPR (1 s.h.)
  • - K-12 Art Methods (3 s.h.)

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