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.


[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
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 15 SCH from the following:15
Intermediate Painting
Intermediate Sculpture
Intermediate Life Drawing
Intermediate Ceramics
Intermediate Printmaking
Digital Media I
Intermediate Photography
Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Ceramics
Advanced Printmaking
Digital Media II
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 2224Cultural Foundations of Ed2
EDCI 3200Survey of Content Know & Exper2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Clinical 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, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
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
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
Mathematics Core Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours17
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 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
EDCI 2224 Cultural Foundations of Ed 2
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours18
ARTS 1304 Art Hist Surv: Ren-Modern 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
EDCI 3200 Survey of Content Know & Exper 2
ARTS - Intro to Art Media 3
Creative Arts 3
Life & Physical Science 3
Life & Physical Science Lab 1
 Semester Credit Hours18
ARTS 1303 Art Hist Surv: Prehist-Renaiss 3
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
ARTS - Adv Art Media 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
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
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
EDCI 4693 Clinical 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 4373,, 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.

*Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3200.

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

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.