Undergraduate Programs

The department offers Studio Art and Art History sequences leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, in addition to certification for teaching art in K-12 schools. Separate minors in Art for Education majors and Liberal Arts students are also offered.

Major in Art for the Bachelor of Arts Degree

Major in Studio Art

Major in Art History

Major in K-12 Art Education

Minor in Art

Studio Art or Art History


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Major in K-12 Art Education

Students wishing to be certified for teaching art in secondary schools should consult the secondary education requirements in the College of Education.

15 hour core requirements:
Art 106 Art History I 3 cr.
Art 107 Art History II 3 cr.
Art 120 Drawing I 3 cr.
Art 130 Two-Dimensional Design 3 cr.
Art 140 Three-Dimensional Design 3 cr.
     
     
25 hours at the 200 level
Art 201 Contemporary Art 3 cr.
Art 220 Drawing II 3 cr.
Art 234 Colour 3 cr.
Art 292 Professional Practices (1 of 3) 1 cr.
     
Art 230 Introduction to Painting 3 cr.
Art 240 Introduction to Sculpture 3 cr.
Art 250 Introduction to Printmaking 3 cr.
Art 261 Introduction to Photography 3 cr.
Art 270 Introduction to Ceramics 3 cr.
     
17 hours of the following:
Art 300 Art History (2 courses) 6 cr.
Art 300 Area of concentration (3 courses) 9 cr.
Art 392A Professional Practices 1 cr.
Art 392B Professional Practices 1 cr.
     
28 hours of the following:
EDFN-305 Philosophical and Historical Foundations of Public Education 3 cr.
EDFN-306 Education and Individual Differences (This course includes ten clock hours of clinical experience in an appropriate school.) 3 cr.
EDFN-307 Psychology of Instruction and Learning (This course includes ten clock hours of clinical experience in an appropriate school.) 3 cr.
READ-301 Teaching Reading in Junior and Senior High School 3 cr.
ELED-311 School Curriculum 3 cr.
SCED-303 Methods of Teaching in the Secondary School 3 cr.
SCED-304 Clinical Experiences in the Secondary School (This course requires 100 clock hours of clinical experience with a cooperating teacher in the appropriate subject at a local secondary school.) 1 cr.
SCED-305 Secondary Student Teaching and Seminar (This course requires full time experienced cooperating teacher in the appropriate subject at a local secondary school.) 9 cr.


Student teaching Art is only offered during the Spring semester. Students must complete C&I-SCED-303A in the Fall.