B.A. in Art and Education with Endorsement in Elementary Education

Major Requirements/Art Core (30 credits)
AR-113Basic Design and Composition3
AR-114Basic Design and Color3
AR-116Three-Dimensional Design3
AR-172Introduction to Digital Design3
AR-181Digital Photography I3
AR-191Drawing I3
AR-192Drawing II3
AR-241History of Western Art I3
AR-242History of Western Art II3
Select 3 credits in Art History at the 300+ level3
AR-REVArt and Design Student Portfolio Review0
AR-SHOSenior Show0
Major Requirements/Education (36 credits) 1
EDL-201Educational Psychology3
EDL-206Child and Adolescent Development3
ED-250Foundations of Teaching and Learning3
EDL-326Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings I3
ED-320Teaching Students with Diverse Needs3
EDL-327Literacy Instruction in K-6 Educational Settings II3
ED-360Methods of Teaching Elementary Mathematics3
ED-361Methods of Teaching Science for Elementary School3
ED-362Teaching Elementary Social Studies3
Select 9 credits as follows: 2
ED-416
416S
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
9
Art Major Requirements (24 credits)
AR-217Sculpture 13
AR-218Sculpture II3
AR-221Painting I3
AR-222Painting II3
AR-311Drawing 33
AR-321Painting III3
AR-265Hand Built Ceramics3
or AR-266 Wheel Thrown Ceramics
Select one of the following:3
Print: Intaglio/Relief
Print: Lithography and Silkscreening
Creative Book Arts
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (6 credits)
MA-203Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I3
MA-204Foundations of Elementary Mathematics II3
Art Method Requirements (6 credits)
AR-351Methods of Teaching Art I3
AR-352Methods of Teaching Art II3
General Education Requirements (36 credits)
First Year Seminar
FY-101First Year Seminar3
Reading and Writing
EN-101College Composition I3
EN-102College Composition II3
Mathematics
Fulfilled in Education Interdisciplinary Requirements with MA-203 or MA-2040
Natural Sciences
Select 6 credits from the following subjects: BY, CE, GL, PH, or SC6
Literature
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: LIT3
Aesthetics and Creativity
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with required AR courses0
Technological Literacy
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with AR-1720
Reasoned Oral Discourse
Fulfilled in Major Requirements with ED-3200
Historical Perspective
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV3
Social Science
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Historical Perspective/Social Sciences
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: HS.SV or select 3 Credits from courses designated with Course Type: SS.SV3
Interdisciplinary Perspectives
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: ISP3
Cultural Diversity and Global Understanding or Foreign Language
Select 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: CD and 3 credits from courses designated with Course Type: GU or select 6 credits from the SAME foreign language6
Experiential Education
Select one course designated with Course Type: EX0
Writing Intensive
Select two courses from Art (AR) designated with Course Type: WT0
Select two courses from Education (ED, EDL, EDS) designated with Course Type: WT0
Total Credits138
1

Minimum grade of "C" required for Education Courses

2

Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score PRIOR to Student Teaching.

 Additional Endorsements Available

  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - Elementary
  • ESL - English as a Second Language - Elementary
  • P-3 Early Childhood Endorsement

Notes

  • 58 credits must be completed at the 200 level or higher.
  • Education majors are required to have an overall GPA of 3.00 for State Certification.
  • By state regulation, all Education Majors seeking content area endorsement must complete 30 content credits (12+ credits at the 300+ level).