College of Education

Art Education/Teaching (Grades K-12) Major (BA Traditional)

Students who complete this major and other state requirements are eligible to apply for a Minnesota teaching license for Grades K through 12 Visual Arts

General Education Requirements

All degree seeking undergraduate students must complete the general education requirements.

Degree Requirements

Bachelor of Arts degree consists of a major of typically 32 to 44 credits or two minors, general education courses, and elective courses totaling a minimum of 120 credits.

General Education Courses (not counted in totals)
Introduction to Psychology (4)
Required Content Courses 1
ART 1022D Design3
ART 111Drawing I3
ART 221Painting I3
ART 241Photography I3
ART 251Sculpture I3
ART 261Ceramics I3
ART 282Graphic Design I3
ART 311Figure Drawing3
ART 331Relief Printmaking3
or ART 332 Screen Printmaking
ART 376World Art4
ART 47219th and 20th Century Art and Design4
Open Art Electives: select at least one more 300 or 400 level studio course3-4
Required Education Courses
ART 387Art in Secondary Education2
ART 487Art Education Capstone2
ED 201Foundations of and Introduction to Education (+15 hours of HR Activity)3
ED 330Human Diversity and Relations (+15 hours of HR Activity)2
ED 336Educational Psychology3
ED 344The Effective Teacher3
ED 371Teaching Practicum2
ED 439The Inclusive Classroom (+15 hours of HR Activity)2
ED 447Teaching Elementary Art1
ED 470Health Education for Teachers2
ED 487Reading Across the Content Areas3
ED 472Student Teaching15
Select one of the following:4-8
Child Psychology and Development
and Adolescent Psychology (8)
Child and Adolescent Developmental Psychology for K-12 Educators (4)
Total Credits82-87