Eight-Semester Plan for BFA in Art Education

Major Program Guide For: B.F.A. in Art Education
Suggested Course Sequence

  • Total for Degree: 128 Credit Hours
ART 136 Art History Survey I 3 ART 137 Art History Survey II 3
ENG (C1) 101 Composition I 3 ENG (C1) 102 Composition II 3
 MATH (C2)  101  Math Concepts  3  P1    Social Science  3
 ART  131  Intro to Drawing  3  ART  132  2D Design  3
HEAL/HSCC (C4) 123/101   3 CMHC (C3) 201 Communications 3
 190    First Year Seminar (unless transferring)  3  P5    Fine and Performing Arts  3
 
Sophomore Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
P1   Social Science 3 C5   Phy & Bio Science 3
C5   Phy & Bio Science 3 ART  367 History and Philosophyof Art Ed X 3
ART 142 3-D Design 3 ART 233 Intro Painting 3
ART 234 Intro to Printmaking 3 ART 241 Intro to Sculpture 3
ART 372 Photography 3 ART 251 Intro to Ceramics 3
EDCI 201 Intro to Education 3    

 

Junior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
PSY  323 Understanding Learnig Development -PES2  3 ART 300+ Art History 3
ART 270 Communication Design 3 ART 300/400 Studio Specialty Area Art Coourse 3
ART 300/400 Studio Specialty Area Art Course  3 ART 463 Art Methods Middle/Hifgh School 3
ART 416/415 Modern Art OR Contemporary Art 3 P3 History 3
 ART  465  Art Methods Elem School  3  General Elective      2
ART or any General Elective 3 SPED 339 Designing Classroom as RLC PES3 -- 3
 
Senior Year
Fall
Spring
Course Prefix or Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours Course Prefix of Liberal Studies Requirement Course Number Course Title Hours
ART 300/400 Art History 3 ART 491    Student Teaching (Art) 3
ART Advanced Studio Course in Specialty Area  3 EDSE 495   Student Teaching Seminar 3
P4 Humanities 3 EDSE    Student Teaching Supervision 6
 P1-6    World Culture (any from LS offerings)  3    

NOTES:

  • Total for Degree: 128 Credit Hours
  • Perspectives Courses (P1, P3 etc) may be taken in any order, but note that one of these courses should be at the 300 + Level.
  • Most students prefer to complete Core Courses (C1 etc) in their first two years.
  • X denotes courses onlu offered in Spring or Fall semesters.
  • PES 123 refer to the three Professional Education Sequence Courses that must be taken in the prescribed order.
  • Courses in 200+ level Studio Art generaly have prerequisites.
 

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