BS in Education - Visual Arts P-12 Major

Additional Graduation Requirements

General Education Component

Area I (Written Composition)6
Area II (Humanities and Fine Arts)12
Two literature courses in sequence (EN 211/ EN 212, EN 221/EN 222, EN 231/EN 232, EN 233/EN 234)
Art Appreciation
Fundamentals of Speech
Area III (Natural Sciences and Mathematics)11
Area IV (History, Social and Behavioral Sciences)15
Human Growth and Development 1
Survey of World Civilization to 1500
Survey of World Civilization since 1500
Global Environments and Societies
General Psychology
Area V
Total Hours44

Professional Education Secondary (Grades P-12)

Note:  ASBI/FBI background clearance is a prerequisite for all Professional Education Courses.
ED 292Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince1
ED 381Instructional Technology for the High School 13
ED 375Content Literacy3
EEX 340Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs3
AR 470Methodology and Materials in Art3
ED 333WLearning Theories and Student Development3
ED 382Curriculum and Teaching I3
ED 401Evaluation of Teaching and Learning3
ED 477Curriculum and Teaching II4
ED 484Multilevel Student Internship12
Total Hours38

ALSDE/NCATE Approved Teaching Field: Visual Arts

AR 200Photography I3
AR 221Drawing I3
AR 222Drawing II3
AR 231Design I3
AR 232Design II3
AR 281Art History Survey I3
AR 282Art History Survey II3
AR 283Art History Survey III3
AR 311Printmaking I3
AR 342Painting I3
AR 347Digital Media I3
AR 351Ceramics I3
AR 385WCritical and Applied Art Theory3
AR 391Sculpture I3
AR 423Digital Portfolio Design3
Choose six hours from the following:6
Modern Art
Modern Architecture
Italian Renaissance Art
American Art
History of Photography
Women in Art History
Total Hours51

Note:

  • Candidates may take the following professional education courses prior to admission to educator preparation: Preprofessional Seminar and Laboratory Expereince (ED 292), Content Literacy (ED 375), Instructional Technology for the High School (ED 381), Introduction to Students with Exceptional Learning Needs (EEX 340), and a content methods course.
  • Courses that are taken to fulfill general education requirements which are also included in a teaching field may count in both areas.
  • Candidates who plan to seek certification in another state should contact the State Department of Education in that state to find out whether or not a comparable certificate exists in that state.
  • All requirements must be completed with a minimum of 120 credit hours.