Art & Design – Visual Arts Education

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Visual Arts Education

This Visual Arts Education major is designed to secure students foundation knowledge in art and teaching application, practice, history, and theory. This State-of-Illinois Board of Education certified program prepares students to teach kindergarten to high school students.

Visual Arts Courses (33 semester hours)
ARTD 101 2-D Design Principles (3)
ARTD 151 Introduction to Drawing (3).
ARTD 152 Introduction to Painting (3)
ARTD 201 3-D Design Principles (3)
ARTD 257 Ancient, Medieval, Non European Art History (3)
ARTD 258 Renaissance to Modern Art History (3)
ARTD 321 Contemporary Art Practices 1 (3)
ARTD 359 20th Century Art (3)
ARTD 360 Film and Photography Visual Culture (3)*
ARTD 450 Portfolio Development (3)
ARTD 451 Visual Arts Seminar (3)

Major Electives:
Student must select 12 hours from below listing (12 elective s.h.)

ARTD 215 Film Photography (3)
ARTD 250 Screen Printing (3)
CMMA 251 Intro to Graphic Communication (3)
ARTD 254 Figure Drawing (3)
ARTD 310 Typography 1 (3)
ARTD 311 Digital Art (3)
ARTD 319 Color Photography (3)
ARTD 322 Sculpture (3)
ARTD 413 The Photobook (3)

Total Art and Design Hours: 45 total hours

Teacher Education Courses:
EDUC 121 Instructional Technology (3)
EDUC 200 Transfer Seminar (1)**
EDUC 210 Teaching in a Diverse Society (3)
EDUC 389 Fine Arts Beginning Field Experience (1)
EDUC 220 Educational Psychology (3)
EDUC 230 Survey of the Exceptional Individual (3)
EDUC 250 History & Philosophy of Education (3)
EDUC 353 Visual Arts Education Internship (1)
ARTD 389 Methods of Teaching Visual Arts 1 (K-5) (3)
ARTD 390 Methods of Teaching Visual Arts 2 (6-12) (3)
EDUC 476 Professional Growth Seminar (1)
EDUC 482 Secondary (K-12) Field Experience for Fine Arts (12)

* Course meets the department’s writing intensive requirement
** Transfer students only

Total Education Hours: 37-38 total hours

Visual Arts Education Major Total Hours: 82-83 semester hours