Broad Area Art Education Academic Plan

Broad Area Art Education Degree (no minor required).

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  Fall Semester Spring Semester
Freshman Year

ART 131 Drawing I - 3
ENGL 111 Academic Reading and Writing - 3
PSYC 101 General Psychology (gen. ed.) - 3
MATH 126 Activities in Mathematics - 3
CHEM 100 Modern Alchemy
or GEOL 101 Introductory Geology
or GEOG 110 Physical Environment: Patterns and
Systems - 3
Total semester credits - 15

ART 121 Design Foundations - 3
ART 132 Drawing II - 3
ART 200-level studio course - 3
BIOL 100 Introduction to Biology (gen.ed./lab). 3
ENGL 112 Persuasive Reading and Writing - 3
CSTA 101 Fundamentals of Oral Communication 3
Total semester credits - 16

Sophomore Year

ART 211 Western Art to 1500 - 3
ART 200-level studio course - 3
ENGL 241-245 Sophomore English literature course - 3
P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life - 1
POLS 114 American National, State and
Local Government - 3
TED 120 Introduction to Education and
Instructional Technology - 3
Total semester credits - 16

ART 212 Art History Since 1500 - 3
ART 200-level studio courses (two) - 6
TED 212 Educational Psychology - 5
TED 252 Foundations of Multicultural Education - 3
Physical education activity course - .5
Total semester credits - 17.5

Junior
Year

ART 250 Child Art - 2
ART 200-level studio course - 3
ART 300-level studio course - 3
SPED 330 Introduction to Special Education - 3
PHYS 114 Basic Physics
or PHYS 117 Introductory Astronomy - 3
Physical education activity course - .5
Total semester credits - 14.5

ART 200-level studio course - 3
ART 300-level studio course - 3
ART 251 Middle and Secondary Art - 2
ART 485 Senior Seminar - 1
TED 422 Content Area Literacy - 3
TED 420 School and Society - 3
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

ART 300-level art history or ISSC 496 or ISC 497 or

IHUM 498 Senior Level Capstone Course - 2-3
ART 300-level studio courses (two) - 6
HIST 206 Native Americans and the United States
or PHIL 245 Islam and Oriental Religions in the USA

or GEOG 120 Human Geography - 3

TED 430 Techniques of Education: Art - 3

ART 309 Gallery Techniques (optional) - 1

Total semester credits - 15-16

TED 475 Student Teaching K-12 - 12
Total semester credits - 12

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 41 cr.
Major Courses - 58-59 cr.
Professional Courses - 31 cr.
Credits to Degree/Certification - 130-131 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisers students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.