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
(Any of these three 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: Development Across the Lifespan3
EDS-336Classroom Management3
ED-319Content Literacy3
ED-320Teaching English Language Learners in Mainstream 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 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 (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

 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 English Language Learners in Mainstream Classroom (Gen*Ed Reasoned Oral Discourse (RD) and Writing Intensive (WT))3AR-218 Sculpture II3
AR-217 Sculpture 13AR-222 Painting II3
AR-221 Painting I3AR-242 History of Western Art 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: Development Across the Lifespan3
 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 Literacy3
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 33ED-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