Art Education - Core Curriculum


Year I
Foundation Design I & II
Foundation Drawing I & II
Visual Thinking
Color Theory
Engaging Students in Community Arts*
Writing Workshop I & II
Convention, Canon, Sign
Becoming Modern
Total: 33 credits

Year II
Drawing: Concepts, Materials, Methods
Sculpture: Concepts, Materials, Process
Painting: Concepts, Materials, Technique
Emerging Patterns in Education
Fine Arts Media Requirements
Mathematical Concepts
Mathematical Applications
Modern & Contemporary Art History
Interpreting History
Cultural Collisions
Total: 36 credits

Year III
Art Methods & Curriculum Development I & II
Impact of Behavioral Science
Fine Arts Junior Studio
Non-Western Art History Elective
Theory, Criticism & Aesthetics
Required Studio Courses
Liberal Arts Electives
Total: 36 credits

Year IV
EEL through Art Education
Lab Experience & Practicum
Special Populations
Fine Arts Senior Studio
Senior Projects
Student Teaching
Student Teaching Seminar
Required Studio Courses
Liberal Arts Electives
Open Electives
Total: 28.5 credits

*Major course


Four Year Total

Foundation: 18 credits
Fine Arts Studio: 28.5 credits
Education: 31.5 credits
Required Studio Electives: 7.5 credits
Liberal Arts & Math Courses: 42 credits
Open Electives: 6 credits

TOTAL FOR DEGREE: 130.5 Credits