Art

Recommended Degree Pathway for Art Ed

First Year | Second Year | Third Year | Fourth Year

Recommended Degree Pathway for Art Education (K-12)

The recommended degree path outlines a sample course plan towards graduating in four years. The path suggests taking courses in specific semesters, but there may be semesters when a course is not offered. Consult your advisor for your official degree planning. This degree path is based on the 2011-2012 university catalog. Please click here for the catalog 2014-2015.

Please be advised that in order to graduate in four years individuals must successfully complete a minimum of 15 to 18 credit hours per semester. Also, 15 credits must be in courses numbered above 2999.

First Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
FRS 1000 Freshman Seminar (1)  
ENG 1050 Composition I GE required course
ART 1010 Elements of Design Major required Intro-Studio course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education PED (1)  

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ENG 1060 Composition II GE required course; Prerequisite: ENG 1050
ART 1320 Introduction to Drawing Major required Intro-Studio course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  

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Second Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 1020; or Three Dimensional Design; or Major required Intro-Studio course
ART 1050 Introduction to Sculpture  
  Intro-Studio Course Major required course
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education  
  General Education PED (1)  

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 3050 Art Education in Grades K-6 Major required Content Pedagogy course
EPC 2020 Introduction to Education, Ethics, and Professionalism (1) Major required course; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.
EPC 2040 Introduction to Exceptional, Diverse, and At-Risk Students Major required course; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.
  Intro-Studio Course Major required course
  Intro-Studio Course Major required course
  General Education  
  General Education  

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*Candidates should apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program after passing EPC 2020 and EPC 2040 with a C. Readabout the eligibility for admission to the Teacher Education Program.

Third Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 3090 Cultural Awareness and Production in Art Education Major required Content Pedagogy
ART 2080 Survey of Art I: Ancient through Medieval Major required Art History course
  General Education  
  Intro-Studio Course Major required course
  Intro or Advanced Studio Course Major required course
  Educator Preparation Core Major required course; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 2090 Survey of Art II: Renaissance through Contemporary Major required Art History course
  Intro-Studio Course Major required course
ART 4031 Professional Art Practices Major required; Prerequisite: Completion of all core courses; Taken the semester before the senior exhibition.
  Guided Art Elective or Intro Studio Course Major required course
  Advanced Studio Concentration Major required; Must be same discipline
  General Education  

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Fourth Year

Fall Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 3080 Art Education Field Experience Major required Content Pedagogy; 
Prerequisite: ART 3050, 3060
ART 4330 Contemporary Art History Major required Art History course
  Advanced Studio Course; or 
   Guided Art if needed.
Major required; Must be same discipline
  Educator Preparation Core Major required course; Prerequisite:
30 semester hours and 2.0 GPA.
  Guided Art Elective Major required course

Spring Semester

Course#
Course Title
Comments
ART 4000 Art Education Curriculum Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite: ART 3050, 3060, 3080
EDN 4490 Internship (Full Semester) (9) Major required Content Pedagogy; Prerequisite:
Admission to Professional Semester

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