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Art Teacher Education (BFA)

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Sample Degree Plan Courses

The following is a list of courses based on sample degree plan. Other requirements may be necessary to complete this degree.

Art Education (BFA) Requirements

Art Education students are not required to take Senior Seminar and Practicum or participate in the BFA Exhibition, but are encouraged to do so.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Pre-Art Foundations

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ART Drawing I
3.0
ART Drawing II
3.0
ART Art Survey
3.0
ART 2D Concepts
3.0
ART 3D Concepts
3.0
ART Digital Arts: Culture, Theory, Practice
3.0

Art Studios

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Elective Studio Courses

Select 15 credits of elective studio courses.See the current course schedule for available courses.

15.0 Hrs. required.

Critical Thinking Requirement

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ART Issues in Contemporary Art: Art and Politics
3.0

Art History

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ARTHIST Ancient and Medieval Art and Architecture
3.0
ARTHIST Renaissance to Modern Art and Architecture
3.0

Advanced Art History Course I

Select any advanced Art History course.

3.0 Hrs. required.

ARTHIST
3.0

Advanced Art History Course II

Select any advanced Art History course.

3.0 Hrs. required.

ARTHIST
3.0

School of Education Courses

** 9 cr. School of Education courses are included in the Core Curriculum. (See Academic Advisor.)

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

The Arts Core Curriculum

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Competency Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Mathematical Skills

Completion of the mathematics requirement can be demonstrated by satisfying one of the following options:

1 courses required.

Math Course Fulfillment

You may fulfill this requirement by earning at least three credits with a grade of C or higher in Math 105, 106, 175 or equivalent courses.These courses may not be taken credit/no credit.

1 courses required.

MATH Intermediate Algebra
3.0

English Composition Requirement

English Composition. Completion of the English Composition Requirement must be demonstrated by writing an essay examination at a level of achievement determined by the Academic Program and Curriculum Committee, or by earning a grade of C or higher in English 102.* You can qualify to write the essay by scoring a 637 or better on the English Placement Test (EPT). Satisfactory completion of the English Composition Requirement is prerequisite for junior standing.

1 courses required.

Course Work

This course must be completed with a grade of C or better.

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

ENGLISH College Writing and Research
3.0

Foreign Language Requirement

1 courses required.

Foreign Language in College

The foreign language requirement can be completed with two semesters of a single foreign language in college.

8.0 Hrs. required.

Distribution Requirements

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity (May be met by any course so designated, and which has been approved for GER distribution in the humanities, social sciences, or the arts).

All courses must be taken and any degree course group requirements (if any) must be met.

Electives

This distribution area requires a minimum of 30 credits. Please see an advisor for more information and available courses. Electives to be chosen from any school or college outside the Peck School of the Arts:

9.0 Hrs. required.

The Arts Course Requirement

PECK SCHOOL OF THE ARTS COURSE REQUIREMENT: 12 CREDITS Twelve credits are required in Peck School of the Arts courses outside the student’s discipline, i.e., art, dance, film, music or theatre. These credits are to be distributed as follows: 3 credits must be taken in each of three Arts disciplines. The remaining 3 credits may be taken in any one of the four disciplines outside the student’s major. (Do not confuse the term "discipline" with a concentration, e.g., ceramics, music performance or costume construction, etc.) For Art Majors Only: Six credits are required in Peck School of the Arts courses outside the student’s major, with at least 3 credits in each of two Peck School of the Arts disciplines. The remaining 6 credits may be elected either from the other Peck School of the Arts disciplines or from an academic area after consultation with an advisor in your submajor. Note: A maximum of 6 credits of Peck School of the Arts workshop courses (Fine Arts 189 and 489) may be substituted for a specific course or courses in a Peck School of the Arts discipline(s) with the approval of the Peck School of the Arts Office of Student Services. Special departmental curricula may specify certain courses to be included in the above 12-credit requirement. Consult curriculum requirements. A list of suggested courses to fulfill this requirement is available in the Peck School of the Arts Office of Student Services.

12.0 Hrs. required.

Free Electives

Free Electives: 3 Credits Remaining credits (3) of the 45-credit total required may be elected from any area of the University, including Peck School of the Arts courses outside the student’s discipline.

3.0 Hrs. required.

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