Art Secondary Education

Art Secondary Education Four-Year Academic Plan

121 credit hours are required for Bachelor of Arts degree. The Secondary Education track in the Art major prepares students to teach art in high school. The major consists of a variety of art and design courses including drawing, design, graphics, photography, and art history. Detailed course information can be found in the academic catalog. Students should use Academic Planning to schedule courses and track degree progress.

Suggested four year academic plan for the major (courses required in the major are in bold)

Please consult with your academic advisor prior to course selection.

Semester 1 Credit Hours
TRANS 100: Transitions 1
PHIL 140: The Examined Life 3
ENGL 120: Rhetoric and Writing 3
ART 124: Portfolio Seminar (Studio Elective) 3
ART 101: Drawing I 3
GE MATH 3
Semester 2 Credit Hours
FYS 175: First Year Seminar 3
COMM 101: Speech Fundamentals 3
Art and Design elective 3
Art History: 100 level 3
PSYCH 101: Principles and Methods of Psychology 3
Semester 3 Credit Hours
ART 222: Art of the Renaissance 3
ART 102: 2D Design 3
Art and Design elective 3
EDU 200: Profession of Teaching 3
EDU 202: Educational Psychology 3
PSYCH 201: Adolescent Development 3
Semester 4 Credit Hours
ART 201: Drawing II 3
Art and Design elective 3
EDU 377: History and Social Trends in American Education 3
Humanities course not in ART (Diversity) 3
GE Biological Science 3
Semester 5 Credit Hours
ART 202: 3D Design 3
Art and Design elective 3
GE Physical Science 3
EDU 323: Survey Students with Exceptionalities 3
EDU 397: Literacy Instruction 3
Semester 6 Credit Hours
ART 223: Modern and Contemporary Art 3
Art and Design elective 3
ART 305: Senior Seminar 3
EDU 370: Principle and Practices of the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
GE U.S. History 3
Semester 7 Credit Hours
ART 306: Senior Seminar 3
EDU 371: Methods of Teaching Art 3
POLSC 101: U.S. Government 3
Humanities course not in ART 3
GE Global Studies 3
Semester 8 Credit Hours
EDU 345: Seminar in Teaching and Learning 3
EDU 349: Directed Teaching 9