Academic Catalog

Art Education, Bachelor of Arts

General Education Courses
I. Communication
Select two of the following:6
Composition I
Composition II
SPCH U201Foundations in Oral Communication3
II. Mathematics, Logic & Natural Sciences
Select one of the following:3
Probability and Statistics
Elementary Statistics
College Mathematics
College Algebra
Calculus for Management and Social Sciences
Natural Science (w/ lab):
Select one of the following:4
Descriptive Astronomy
and Descriptive Astronomy Laboratory
Introductory Biology I
and Introductory Biology I Lab
Introductory Biology II
and Introductory Biology II Lab
General Biology
and General Biology Lab
Botany and Society
and Botany and Society Laboratory
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab
Chemistry and Society
and Chemistry and Society Lab
Chemistry of Living Things
and Chemistry of Living Things Lab
General Chemistry
and General Chemistry Lab
General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis
and General Chemistry and Qualitative Analysis Lab
Physical Geology
and Physical Geology Lab
Historical Geology
and Historical Geology Lab
Environmental Geology
and Environmental Geology Lab
Introduction to Physical Science
and Introduction to Physical Science Laboratory
General Physics I
and General Physics I Lab
General Physics II
and General Physics II Lab
Math, Logic and/ or Natural Science:
Select any course in Mathematics or Natural Sciences listed above or:3-4
Foundations of Human Physiology
and Foundations of Human Physiology Laboratory
Environmental Science
Natural Disasters
Geology of the Southeast
Introduction to Logic and Rhetoric
Deductive Logic
Basic Concepts of Elementary Mathematics I
Psychological Statistics
Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
III. Information Technology
Information Technology:
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Computer Technology
Introduction to Computer Science
Intro to Digital Studies
Survey of Information Technology
Introduction to Digital Safety
Intro to Music Technology
IV. Fine Arts, Humanities & History
Fine Arts:
ARTH U105History of Western Art: Prehistory - Middle Ages3
ARTH U106History of Western Art: Renaissance - Modern3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to World History I
Introduction to World History II
History of the United States to 1877
History of the United States from 1865
V. Foreign Language & Culture
Foreign Language:
Select one of the following: 13
American Sign Language I
Introductory French I
Introductory German I
Introductory Spanish I
VI. Social & Behavioral Sciences
Social & Behavioral Science:
Select two of the following:6
Introduction to African American Studies
Understanding Other Cultures
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Principles of Macroeconomics
Principles of Microeconomics
Introduction to Geography
American National Government
Introduction to Psychology
Introduction to Sociology
Interpersonal Communication
Leadership Development I
Introduction to Women's & Gender Studies
VII. General Education Electives
General Ed. Electives:3
Select any course from any section above or:
African American Culture
American Studies, 17th - 19th Century
American Studies, 20th Century
Introduction to Art
American Sign Language II
Introduction to Creative Writing
Understanding English Grammar
Masterpieces of World Literature
Survey of American Literature I
Survey of American Literature II
Survey of British Literature I
Survey of British Literature II
African American Literature
Introduction to Film
Introductory French II
Introductory German II
Strategies for Information Discovery
Introduction to Music
History of American Popular Music
Introduction to Philosophy
Comparative Religion
Introduction to Southern Studies
Introductory Spanish II
Introduction to Theatre Art
Fundamentals in Acting
Content Concentration 2
ARTS U103Fundamentals of Two Dimensional Design (Content Concentration)3
ARTH U306Contemporary Art3
Art History elective 200 or above3
ARTS U104Fundamentals of Three Dimensional Design3
ARTS U108Computer Graphics I3
ARTS U110Drawing I3
ARTS U210Drawing II3
ARTS U211Introduction to Painting3
ARTS U207Printmaking I3
ARTS U229Crafts of Diverse Cultures3
ARTS U203Color and Composition3
Art Studio Elective3
Professional Education 2
EDFO U200Teacher Education Colloquium (Professional Education)0
EDFO U210Foundations of Education (Professional Education) 33
ARTE U330Foundations of Art Education 33
EDFO U333Educational Development of the Lifelong Learner 33
EDFO U341Introduction to Exceptional Learners/ Special Education 33
EDRE U418Literacy in the Middle and Secondary School3
ARTH U400Art Theory and Criticism3
ARTE U429Elementary and Middle School Methods for Art Education3
ARTE U430Secondary Methods for Art Education3
ARTE U450School Art Program3
ARTE U459Art Education Senior Seminar3
ARTE U460Directed Teaching in Art Education12
Total Hours 121-122

The minimum acceptable level of competency is completion of the 101 level of a language. Students who place into the 102 or higher level of a language satisfy the language requirement but will have additional hours in general education electives, if hours are required by their degree program.


Must have a “C” or above in the courses


Does not have to be admitted to the Professional Program