Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Art with All Level Certification (BA)

Hours Required

120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog.

Requirements

University Core Curriculum
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Math Elective
Select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra3
Major
ARTS 1304Art Hist Surv: Ren-Modern3
ARTS 1311Design I for Art Majors/Minors3
ARTS 1312Design II3
ARTS 1316Drawing I3
ARTS 1317Drawing II3
Select 6 SCH from the following:6
Painting I
Sculpture I
Printmaking I
Ceramics I
Photography I
Select 12 SCH from the following:12
Intermediate Painting
Intermediate Sculpture
Intermediate Life Drawing
Intermediate Ceramics
Intermediate Printmaking
Intro to Computers and Art
Intermediate Photography
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Printmaking
Illustration/Elec Imaging
Advanced Photography
Select 9 SCH from the following:9
Studies Art Hist & Criticism
18th & 19th Century Art
Modern Art 1860-1960
Art since 1945
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2210Foundations of Education2
EDCI 3224Teaching in Diverse Settings2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Student Teaching6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Support Area
EDRD 3320Content Reading3
ARTS 1303Art Hist Surv: Prehist-Renaiss3
General Electives
Select 1 SCH of lab for a Life & Physical Science course1
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements; responsible for meeting all course prerequisites; and must meet foreign language and writing intensive course requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman
FallSemester Credit Hours
ARTS 1311 Design I for Art Majors/Minors 3
ARTS 1316 Drawing I 3
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
UNIV 1101 Learn a Global Context I 1
 Semester Credit Hours16
Spring
ARTS 1312 Design II 3
ARTS 1317 Drawing II 3
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
UNIV 1402 Signature Course 4
 Semester Credit Hours17
Sophomore
Fall
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
EDCI 2210 Foundations of Education 2
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
ARTS 1304 Art Hist Surv: Ren-Modern 3
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
EDCI 3224 Teaching in Diverse Settings 2
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Creative Arts 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours18
Junior
Fall
ARTS 1303 Art Hist Surv: Prehist-Renaiss 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
MATH - Math Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Adv Art History Elective 3
ARTS - Adv Art History Elective 3
EDRD 3320 Content Reading 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Senior
Fall
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Art History Elective 3
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
 Semester Credit Hours12
Spring
EDCI 4693 Student Teaching 6
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
 Semester Credit Hours9
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

1ARTS Intro to Media electives, select 6 SCH from ARTS 2316, ARTS 2326, ARTS 2333, ARTS 2346, or ARTS 2356.
2Advanced ARTS Media electives, select 12 SCH from ARTS 3308, ARTS 3309, ARTS 3323, ARTS 3324, ARTS 3333, ARTS 3335, ARTS 3365, ARTS 4173, ARTS 4273, ARTS 4373, ARTS 4473, ARTS 4301 ARTS 4303, ARTS 4304, ARTS 4324, ARTS 4331, ARTS 4361, or ARTS 4365.
3Math elective, select 3 SCH from any math course above the level of College Algebra.
4Art History electives, select 9 SCH from ARTS 3310, ARTS 3330, ARTS 3352, ARTS 3353 ARTS 3352 is strongly recommended as preparation for ARTS 3353. ARTS 3353 is strongly recommended for those preparing to teach Art at the secondary level.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.