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Visual Arts Education Major (k-12)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in visual arts education secondary teaching requires a minimum major grade point average of 3.00. The following is an overview of courses associated with our visual arts education major. We encourage you to speak with a faculty representative during your on-campus visit for detailed information about your specific program interests.

For an official description of courses and degree requirements, please reference our academic catalog.

Visual Arts Education (k-12) Major Core Courses

  • ART 101 Image and Culture
  • ART 105 Drawing Skills Lab
  • ART 107 Visual Foundations
  • ART 200 Ceramics: Fundamental
  • ART 205 Portrait Sculpture: Fundamental
  • ART 221 Sculpture: Fundamental
  • ART 231 Printmaking: Fundamental
  • ART 240 History of World Art I
  • ART 241 History of World Art II
  • ART 242 Modern & Contemporary Art History
  • ART 245 Figure Drawing: Fundamental
  • ART 251 Painting: Fundamental
  • ART 271 Biological Illustration: Fundamental
  • ART 311 Graphic Design/Composition Art I
  • ART 490 Advanced Independent Work
  • ART XXX Studio Advanced level studio (two 300- or 400-level courses, single focus; painting, sculpture, printmaking or ceramics)
  • ED 260 Art Education: Foundation, Theory and Practice
  • ED 330 Art Education: Integration and Expansion
  • ED 360 Art Education: Media, Methodology, Technology and Advocacy

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