Bachelor of Science in Education in Art Education

Degree Requirements for the B.S.ED. in Art Education

The Bachelor of Science in Education degree in Art Education may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 122 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

University Requirements

Completion of the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

  • Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in both FDPR 1511 and ARTH 1156 will waive the GenEd Arts (GA) requirement.
  • Successful completion (minimum grade of C-) in EDUC 2109, SPED 2231, and ENES 3338 will waive the GenEd Human Behavior (GB) requirement.
  • Summer or semester study abroad will satisfy the GenEd Global/World Society requirement.

Major Requirements

  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for registration in all Art Education courses.
  • ARTE 2001, ARTE 3096, ARTE 4003 and ARTE 4088 must be completed with a C or better to fulfill major requirements.
  • Students must earn minimum grade of C- in required Studio courses, College of Education coursework and additional mathematics requirement.
Studio Requirements in Visual Studies, Foundation and Crafts
FDPR 1501Introduction to Art and Design1
CART 3011Introductory Seminar in Community Arts3
or CART 3911
FDPR 1511Foundation Drawing3
FDPR 15212D Foundation Principles3
FDPR 15313D Foundation Principles/W3
or FDPR 1532 3D Foundation Principles/C
VS 1651Visual Studies 1 Foundation: Digital Imaging3
ARTE 3202Artist Educators in Schools and Community Settings3
Select one of the following:3
Intermediate Drawing
Intermediate Drawing
Intermediate Figure Drawing
Drawing Workshop
Select one of the following:3
Painting
Painting
Painting Workshop
ART 2702Survey of Etching and Relief3
Select one of the following:3
Painting Materials and Techniques
Landscape
Ceramics course - select one of the following:3
Introduction to Beginning Ceramics for Non-Tyler BFA Majors
Beginning Ceramics
Fibers and Materials Studies course - select one of the following:3
Introduction to Fibers for Non-Tyler BFA Majors
Introduction to Fibers and Material Studies
Art History
ARTH 1155Arts of the World I: Prehistoric to 13003
or ARTH 1955 Honors Arts of the World I: Prehistoric to 1300
ARTH 1156Arts of the World II: 1300 to the 21st Century3
or ARTH 1956 Honors Arts of the World II: 1300 to the 21st Century
Additional Art History writing intensive elective course (2000+ level) (WI)4
Art Education
ARTE 2001Science and Art of Teaching4
ARTE 3096Art in Elementary and Secondary School (WI)4
ARTE 4003Special Needs K-12 Students in the Art Room3
ARTE 4088Student Teaching9
Education
EDUC 2103Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States3
EDUC 2109Adolescent Development for Educators3
Special Education
SPED 2231Introduction to Inclusive Education3
SPED 3211Effective Instructional Strategies for Young Children with Disabilities3
English Education (Secondary)
ENES 3338Foundations of Language Teaching: Teaching English Language Learners in Grades 4 to 123
Electives
Studio Art Electives 16
Academic Elective2
Mathematics Requirement - one Mathematics course (in addition to GenEd Math)3
Total Credit Hours93

Suggested Academic Plan

Please note that this is a suggested academic plan. Depending on your situation, your academic plan may look different. 

Bachelor of Science in Education in Art Education

Requirements for New Students starting in the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Year 1
FallCredit Hours
FDPR 1511Foundation Drawing13
FDPR 15212D Foundation Principles3
FDPR 1501Introduction to Art and Design1
ARTH 1155 or 1955Arts of the World I: Prehistoric to 13003
ENG 0802, 0812, or 0902Analytical Reading and Writing [GW]4
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours17
Spring
CART 3011 or CART 3911Introductory Seminar in Community Arts3
Select one of the following:3
3D Foundation Principles/W 
3D Foundation Principles/C 
ARTH 1156 or 1956Arts of the World II: 1300 to the 21st Century13
IH 0851 or 0951Intellectual Heritage I: The Good Life [GY]3
GenEd Quantitative Literacy Course [GQ]4
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 2
Fall
VS 1651Visual Studies 1 Foundation: Digital Imaging3
Select one of the following:3
Painting 
Painting 
Painting Workshop 
EDUC 2103Socio-cultural Foundations of Education in the United States3
IH 0852 or 0952Intellectual Heritage II: The Common Good [GZ]3
Mathematics elective (1000+ or higher)3
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 2702Survey of Etching and Relief3
Fibers and Materials Studies course - select one of the following:3
Introduction to Fibers for Non-Tyler BFA Majors 
Introduction to Fibers and Material Studies 
EDUC 2109Adolescent Development for Educators23
SPED 2231Introduction to Inclusive Education (field experience)23
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours15
Year 3
Fall
Select one of the following:3
Intermediate Drawing 
Intermediate Drawing 
Intermediate Figure Drawing 
Drawing Workshop 
ARTE 2001Science and Art of Teaching (field experience)4
Ceramics course - select one of the following:3
Introduction to Beginning Ceramics for Non-Tyler BFA Majors 
Beginning Ceramics 
GenEd Breadth Course3
GenEd Breadth Course3
 Term Credit Hours16
Spring
Select one of the following:3
Painting Materials and Techniques 
Landscape 
ARTE 3202Artist Educators in Schools and Community Settings3
SPED 3211Effective Instructional Strategies for Young Children with Disabilities3
ENES 3338Foundations of Language Teaching: Teaching English Language Learners in Grades 4 to 1223
Art History Writing Intensive Elective [WI]4
 Term Credit Hours16
Year 4
Fall
ARTE 3096Art in Elementary and Secondary School [WI] (field experience)4
Studio Art Elective3
Studio Art Elective3
GenEd Breadth Course3
Academic Elective2
 Term Credit Hours15
Spring
ARTE 4088Student Teaching9
ARTE 4003Special Needs K-12 Students in the Art Room3
 Term Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours: 122