Curriculum

VISUAL ARTS EDUCATION MAJOR (K-12 Certification)
General Education Requirements

College Writing I (3)
Core II: College Writing II or College Writing II (3)
Core III: Foundations of Western Thought or One course from: ENGL, MUSC, VART, HIST, FORL (3)
Math (3)
Science (3-4)
One from: Math, Science, or Computer Science (3)
Into to Literature (3)
Our Musical Heritage (3)
Two from: Theology (6)
Two from: Philosophy (6)
History Course (3)
Social Science 2 courses from 2 disciplines (6)

Core Professional Education Courses

Instructional Technology (3)
Transfer Seminar (Transfer students only) (1)
Teaching in a Diverse Society (3)
Fine Arts Beginning Field Experience (1)
Educational Psychology (3)
Survey of Exceptional Individual (3)
History & Philosophy of Education (3)

Program Specific Courses
Required Core Courses (30 semester hours)

2-D Design Principles (3)
Introduction to drawing (3)
Introduction to Painting (3)
3-D Design Principles (3)
Ancient, Medieval, & Non-E. Art History (3)
Renaissance to Modern Art History (3)
Contemporary Art Practices (3)
20th Century Art (3)
Portfolio Development (3)
Visual Arts Seminar (3)

Electives (12 semester hours)

Film Photography (3)
Screen Printing (3)
Intro to Graphic Communications (3)
Figure Drawing (3)
Typography (3)
Digital Art (3)
Color Photography (3)
Sculpture (3)
Film and Photo Visual Culture (3)
The Photobook (3)

Professional Semester I

Methods of teaching Visual Arts I (K-5) (3)
Methods of teaching Visual Arts II (6-12) (3)
Fine Arts (K-12) Intermediate Field Experience (2)

Professional Semester II

Professional Growth Seminar (1)
Fine Arts (K-12) Advanced Field Experience (12)

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