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  Jul 23, 2024
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) 
2010-2011 Undergraduate Studies Bulletin (Frozen) [Archived Catalog]

Art Education, B.F.A.

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Learning Outcomes Department of Art 
Curriculum College of Arts and Sciences 

Learning Outcomes

  • BFA Art Education students apply art history content and context to the design of Pre-K- 12 curricula materials.
  • BFA Art Education majors develop a collection of proficiencies unique to their interests and aspirations.
  • BFA Art Education students use practica to explore the areas of research, and curriculum development.
  • BFA Art Education students practice teaching in elementary & secondary schools.



Degree Requirements (132-144 hours)

  1. General Education Requirements (35-45 Hours)
  2. Certification Requirements (37 Hours)
  3. Major Requirements (60 Hours)

Foreign Language (0-9 Hours)

Demonstration of proficiency in one foreign language equivalent to the minimal passing grade on the exit examination in the 122 course is required for all baccalaureate degrees.

It is strongly recommended that students continuing the study of a foreign language begin college-level study of that language in their first semester and continue in that language until their particular foreign language requirement is completed.

Mathematics/Quantitative Skills*

Option 2: (6-7 Hours)


  • An additional course from CSCE, STAT, or  MATH,

Natural Science (8 Hours)

Both biological and physical science (astronomy, chemistry, geology, physical geography, physics) must be represented, with a minimum of two laboratory courses.

Social Science (12 Hours)

  • ANTH 300 - Comparing Cultures Through Film
  • ANTH 356 - Anthropology of Art
  • One additional social science from the following fields: geography, history, government and international studies, political science, psychology, sociology, and philosophy. A maximum of 6 hours may be earned in any one field.
  • One 3-hour course in American history is required for teacher certification.


*Block courses—ARTE 471 and ARTE 465 are taken in the last year of study.

**Each student must have a concentration of at least 9 hours in one studio area at the 200 level or above.

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