Art Education Major

Learning Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: To develop a visual awareness through analysis and creative work.

Outcome 1.1: Distinguish the components of a work of art, and

Outcome 1.2: Discuss the context of a work of art.

Goal 2: To manifest their visual awareness in their own work.

Outcome 2.1: Produce a body of creative visual works, and/or

Outcome 2.2: Write critical analysis of visual works of art.

The traditional undergraduate programs include 40 courses distributed across three components: A General Education component divided into Signature Courses, Variable Courses, and an Integrative Learning requirement; a Major and Divisional component; and Free Electives. In addition to course requirements as specified in each area, students must complete one certified course in each of the following overlay areas:

  1. Diversity, Globalization or Non-western Area Studies,
  2. Ethics Intensive, and
  3. Writing Intensive. Overlay requirements are part of the forty-course requirement.

General Education Signature Courses

See this page about Signature courses. Six courses

General Education Variable Courses

See this page about Variable courses. Six to Nine courses

General Education Overlays

See this page about Overlays.

General Education Integrative Learning Component

See this page about Integrative Learning Component. Three courses

PHL 310Philosophy of Art3
Select two of the following: 1
Classical Tragedy
Mystery&Monument:Ancnt Greece
Mystery&Monument:Ancient Rome
Communication Theory/ Practice
Ethics in Communication
Introduction to Graphics
Computer Vision
Interactive 3D Game Developmt
Creative Writing:Intro Wrkshop
Read,Write,Adapt Thtre Drama
Seminar in Narrative Form
Contempry Francophone Cinema
Contemporary German Cinema
Postwar Am, 1945 to the Presnt
Am Ideas: Gilded Age to Pres
American Environmental History
Popular Culture in the US
L'Italiano al Cinema
Imges of Rome:Papl Rome - Pres
Japanese Film and Culture
The Mathematics of Music
Politics, Ideology, & Film
Sensation and Perception
Spanish Literature and Film
Religious Vision in Film/Ficti

Major Requirements

The following Education courses are required for students pursuing K-12 Art Education certification:

EDU 150/150FSchools in Society-Fr Seminar (GEP First Year Seminar)3
EDU 151/151FDevelop, Cognition, & Learning (GEP Social Science course)3
or EDU 153 FE Devel, Cognition & Learning
EDU 232/232FReading Literature I3
EDU 246/246FLiteracy, Language and Culture3
EDU 422/422FInstruct Tech. for Art Edu3
SPE 160/160FIntro to Special Education3
SPE 200/200FTeaching in Inclusive Environ3
SPE 310/310FAssessment & Progress Monitor (Secondary)3
EDU 422/422FInstruct Tech. for Art Edu3
EDU 497Student Teaching 9-1212
Art Department courses
Must take nine (9) courses within the art department and one course within the MTF department.
ART 101Intro to Art History I (or the equivalent) 13
ART 102Art History Survey II (or the equivalent) 13
ART 121Introduction to Studio Art (or the equivalent) 13
ART 1413-D Studio Art (or the equivalent) 13
ART 144Ceramics I (or the equivalent) 13
ART 172Traditional Photography (or the equivalent) 13
MTF 157Westrn Music Hist: MidAge-17503
or MTF 158 Western Music: 1750 to Present
Select one Intermediate Studio Art or the equivalent 13
Select any two other ART courses6