B.A. in Art and Education with Endorsement in K-12 Education in Art (AR.EDS.BA)

B.A. in Art and Education with Endorsement in K-12 Education in Art (AR.EDS.BA)

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
(Satisfies Technological Literacy (TL) in General Education)
AR-181Digital Photography I3
AR-191Drawing I3
AR-192Drawing II3
AR-241History of Western Art I3
AR-242History of Western Art II3
(Art courses in major satisfy Aesthetics (AT) in General Education)
Select 3 credits in Art History from the following courses:3
History of Photography
Art of India
Asian Art Survey
Contemporary Art and Worldbuilding
African American Art
(Any of these five courses will fulfill General Education Cultural Diversity (CD) or Global Understanding (GU) requirement
AR-REVArt and Design Student Portfolio Review0
AR-SHOSenior Show0
Major Requirements/Education (24 credits) 1
ED-250Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
EDS-330Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-319Content Literacy and Assessment3
ED-320Teaching Emergent Multilinguals in an Inclusive Classroom3
(Satisfies Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) in General Education)
Select 9 credits as follows: 2
Clinical Practice
and Clinical Practice Seminar
Art Major Requirements (24 credits)
AR-217Sculpture I3
AR-221Painting I3
AR-222Painting II3
AR-265Hand Built Ceramics3
or AR-266 Wheel Thrown Ceramics
AR-311Drawing III3
AR-316Sculpture II3
AR-321Painting III3
Select one of the following:3
Print: Intaglio/Relief
Print: Lithography and Silkscreening
Creative Book Arts
Education Interdisciplinary Requirements (3 credits)
MA-100Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving3
or MA-203 Foundations of Elementary Mathematics I
(MA-100 and MA-203 both satisfy Mathematics in General Education)
Art Method Requirements (9 credits)
ED-351Methods of Teaching Art I3
ED-352Methods of Teaching Art II3
ED-377Integrated K-12 Teaching Methods3
Free Electives (0 credits) 3
The number of free electives, if any, will be determined in consultation with your advisor. 3
General Education Requirements (30 credits) 4
Complete 30 credits as outlined on the General Education table. 430
Total Credits120

Minimum grade of "C" required for Education Courses


Students must complete the appropriate test requirement(s) with a passing score PRIOR to Clinical Practice


Please consult with your advisor regarding the required number of free electives that must be completed.


The General Education curriculum requires the completion of 45 credits. However, students may be able to share credits from within their major or interdisciplinary requirements. Please consult with your advisor to determine which General Education courses must be completed.

 Additional Endorsements Available

  • ESL - English as a Second Language - K-12
  • TSD - Teacher of Students with Disabilities - K12


  • 54 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).

Sequence Chart

First Year
EN-101 College Composition I3EN-102 College Composition II3
AR-113 Basic Design and Composition3AR-114 Basic Design and Color3
AR-191 Drawing I3AR-116 Three-Dimensional Design3
Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3AR-192 Drawing II3
FO-xxx Gen*Ed World Language3ED-250 Psychological and Philosophical Foundations of Education3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Second Year
ED-320 Teaching Emergent Multilinguals in an Inclusive Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensive (WT))3AR-222 Painting II3
AR-217 Sculpture I3AR-242 History of Western Art II3
AR-221 Painting I3AR-316 Sculpture II3
AR-241 History of Western Art I3AR-REV Art and Design Student Portfolio Review0
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV) or Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3EDS-330 Foundations of Special Education: Child & Adolescent Development and Transition to Adulthood3
 EN-2xx Gen*Ed Literature (LIT)3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits15
Third Year
MA-100 Quantitative Reasoning and Problem Solving or 2033Select one from: AR-347, AR-348, or AR-349 (Satisfies Cultural Diversity (CD) or Global Understanding (GU3
AR-172 Introduction to Digital Design3Select one from: AR-381, AR-382, or AR-3063
AR-181 Digital Photography I3ED-319 Content Literacy and Assessment3
EDS-336 Classroom Management3ED-352 Methods of Teaching Art II3
ED-351 Methods of Teaching Art I3Gen*Ed Social Science Survey (SS.SV)3
 Gen*Ed Natural Science (NS) BY,CE,PH,SC,GL3
Semester Credits15Semester Credits18
Fourth Year
ED-377 Integrated K-12 Teaching Methods3AR-SHO Senior Show0
AR-311 Drawing III3ED-416 Clinical Practice8
AR-321 Painting III3ED-416S Clinical Practice Seminar1
AR-265 Hand Built Ceramics or 2663PR-4xx Gen*Ed Interdisciplinary Perspectives (ISP)3
Gen*Ed Historical Perspectives (HS.SV)3 
Semester Credits15Semester Credits12
Total Credits 120