2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Fine Arts, Bachelor of Arts - Specializing in Education Concentration

Summary of Graduation Requirements

Subject Area Credits
General Education Core 40
Major Requirements 59
Electives 9
Other Requirements 16
Total Credit Hours 124

Curriculum

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredits
ENG 101 College English I 3
ENG 102 College English II 3
FIA 114 Basic Design 3
FIA 115 Basic Design II 3
FIA 116 Basic Design III 3
FIA 120 Drawing 3
FIA 121 Drawing 3
FIA 140 Ceramics 3
FIA 160 Lettering 3
HED 100 Personal and Community Health 2
SEM 101
SEM 102
Spartan Seminar 101
and Spartan Seminar 102
2
PED 100 Fundametals of Fitness for Life 1
 Credits32
Second Year
SEM 201 Spartan Seminar 201 1
BIO 100 Biological Science 3
SCI 101 Physical Science for Non-Science Majors 3
Select one of the following: 1
Chemistry: Man & Environment Laboratory  
Physical Science Laboratory  
Biological Science Lab  
FIA 141 Ceramics 3
FIA 280 Computer Applications in the Arts 3
FIA 214 Craft Design Workshop 3
FIA 220 Life Drawing 3
FIA 240 Sculpture 3
FIA 261 Printmaking Workshop 3
HIS 102 United States History to 1865 3
MTH 103 Mathematics in General Education 3
 Credits32
Third Year
EDU 201 Foundations of Education 3
FIA 234 Painting 3
FIA 270 History of Art Survey I 3
FIA 271 History of Art Survey II 3
HUM 210
Humanties
or Humanities
3
PSY 228 Developmental Psychology 3
ENG 285 Public Speaking 3
SED 405 Reading in the Content Area 3
SOC 101 Introduction to the Social Sciences 3
XXX XXXCultural Elective 1 3
 Credits30
Fourth Year
FIA 320 Intermediate Drawing 3
FIA 365 Elemen Photography 3
SED 386 Curriculum & Instructional Procedures in Fine Arts 3
EDU 381 Classroom and Behavior Management 3
SED 499 Directed Teaching (internship) 12
XXX XXXElective 1 3
XXX XXXElective 1 3
 Credits30
 Total Credits124

Teacher Licensure Endorsement in Fine Arts

Students wishing to pursue a career in teaching art must take the following steps:

  • Follow the curriculum for the degree in Fine Arts.
  • Use elective hours for professional courses.
  • See the academic advisor in their major department.
  • See the academic advisor in the School of Education.
  • Pass the PRAXISI Examination in the First Year or Sophomore Year.
  • Pass the PRAXIS II Examination before graduation.

Note: Endorsement is for K through 12.

Recommended Electives

ENG 383African-American Literature, 1940-PRESENT3
FIA 370African/Afro-American Art3
HIS 335African-American History3
HIS 336African-American History Since 18653
HIS 371Modern African History & Cultures 1600-PRESENT3
MUS 234African-American Music3
POS 315African American Politics3
SED 233Seminar in Assessment and Evaluation3
SED 420Educational Technology3
SOC 237Racial & Ethnic Minorities3