Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) Major in Studio Art (Teacher Certification in Art, Grades EC-12)
Minimum required: 121 semester hours
- Certification in art is All Level (K-12)
- All Core Curriculum and Teacher Certification requirements must be met.
- Majors must complete 60 hours in Art and 18 hours in Education.
- Majors must complete a minimum of 36 advanced hours.
- A minimum overall GPA of 2.75, a minimum major GPA of 2.5 and minimum GPA of 2.5 in all Teacher Certification courses is required.
- Majors must complete all required courses in the major and the Teacher Certification area with a minimum grade of "C".
- Majors must apply to and be admitted to the Teacher Preparation Program, through the Office of Educator Preparation, before making application to the Professional Block for Education Certification.
- Majors must apply for the Professional Block for Education Certification and for Student Teaching the semester prior to taking the classes in these areas.
- Majors must complete the Student Teacher Roundup requirements before applying for Student Teaching.
- Majors must complete all required coursework in the degree plan prior to Student Teaching (EDST).
- Studio art electives are to be selected as follows:
Course List Code Title Hours Three courses in 2D Studio Art from: 9 Expanded Media I Drawing I Painting I Foundations of Photography I Printmaking I Watercolor Ior ARTT 3375 Experimental Water Media Introduction to Communication Design Imaging I Three courses in 3D Studio Art from: 9 Expanded Media I Ceramics I Fibers Ior ARTS 4308U Soft Sculpture Metals I Sculpture I 2 upper level 2D ARTS, 3D ARTS or ARTT electives 6
|PHIL 1305 or 1320||3|
|Creative Arts Core Component. Choose one from:||3|
|Choose 6 hours from:||6|
|Life and Physical Sciences||6|
|ARTS or ARTT Advanced Elective1,2||6|
|Social and Behavioral Sciences2||3|
|Total Hours: 121|
Select two advanced (3000 or 4000 level) courses in ARTS 2D, ARTS 3D, or ARTT electives.
To meet all degree requirements in 4 years a 9-12 hour summer session is recommended prior to Senior Year.