Art Education 4-Year Plan

The 4-Year Plan is a model for completing your Art Education degree in a timely manner. The plan below is one of several possible ways for you to complete the Art Education degree. Your individualized plan may look different if you have already fulfilled some requirements. Check your Financial Aid as it may require additional term credits for full-time funding. You must complete all university and program requirements successfully to complete this degree (GPA, 120 credits, LASC, WI, residency).

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  • Program: Bachelor of Fine Arts: Art Education
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Catalog: 2022-2023

First Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (1st Fall)
Core Requirement: ART 101 Foundation Drawing I 4
Core Requirement: ART 125 Foundation Design 4
First-Year Experience Course FYE 101 First Year Experience 1
LASC Goal 1A or 1B     3
LASC Goal 2 or 4     3
Total Credits: 15
Spring (1st Spring)
Core Requirement: ART 102 Foundation Drawing II 4
Restricted Elective: ART 203* Intro Studio 4
LASC Goal 1A or 1B     3
LASC Goal 2 or 4     3
Total Credits: 14

 

Second Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (2nd Fall)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 ART 233/233M Global Art History I and Methods 4
Core Requirement: ART 203* Intro Studio 4
Secondary Ed: ED 205 Intro to Education 3
LASC Goal 3     3
LASC Goal/WI     3
Total Credits: 17
Spring (2nd Spring)
Core Requirement: LASC Goal 8 ART 234/234M Global Art History II and Methods 4
Restricted Elective: ART 203* Intro Studio 4
Restricted Elective: ART 303* Intermediate Studio 4
Secondary Ed: ED 294 Educational Psychology 3
Total Credits: 15

 

Third Year

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (3rd Fall)
Restricted Elective: ART 203* Intro Studio 4
Restricted Elective: ART 303* Intermediate Studio 4
Secondary Ed: ED 310 Social Foundations of Education 3
Core Requirement: ART 350 Methods & Materials: Art for Elementary Classroom 3
LASC Goal 5-10     3
Total Credits: 17
Spring (3rd Spring)
Restricted Elective: ART 303*/304* Intermediate Studio 4
Secondary Ed: SPED 413 Teaching in Inclusive Environments 3
Secondary Ed: ED 448 Reading Study Skills in the Content Areas 3
Core Requirement: ART 375 Art Methods: 7-12 3
LASC Goal 3     3
Total Credits: 16

 

Fourth

Curriculum Course Course Title Credits
Fall (4th Fall)
Secondary Ed: ED 498 The Professional Teacher in the Classroom 3
Restricted Elective: ART 303/304/305* Studio 4
Core Requirement: ART 402 Advanced Methods: Art Education 3
LASC Goal 5-10     3
LASC Goal 5-10     3
Total Credits: 16
Spring (4th Spring)
Student Teaching:     12
Total Credits: 12