The Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art With K-12 Certification

This option gives students the opportunity to teach K-12 art or the capacity to pursue graduate level work in an M.A. or M.Ed. program in art education. The BASA with K-12 certification requires a minimum of 120 credit hours.

Students complete requirements for the BASA degree with concentrations in Book Arts, Ceramics, Drawing, Intermedia, Painting, Printmaking, or Sculpture. In addition, the following must also be completed:

Degree Requirements

ART 2040 Cross Cultural Survey: (3 hrs.)

(will count as an Art History elective in the BASA degree)

Art Education Degree Requirements (12 hrs.)

ART 1810Watercolor I

3 credits

ART 3300Introduction to Art Education

3 credits

ART 4300Art in the Secondary School

3 credits

ART 3360Fundamental Arts & Crafts

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:12

It is highly recommended that ART 3300 and ART 4300 be taken in the year just prior to student teaching.

College of Education Art Education Requirements, K-12 Education Certificate (39 hrs.)

EDUC 2010Human Growth and Learning

3 credits

EDUC 2020Educational Foundations

3 credits

EDUC 2030Human Relations for Bias-Free Classrooms

3 credits

EDUC 2510Applied Special Education

3 credits

EDUC 2520Instructional Systems

3 credits

EDUC 2524Intermediate Field Experiences Practicum

0 credits

TED 3550The Art and Science of Teaching in Secondary Schools

3 credits

TED 3690Applying Reading & Writing in Content Areas

3 credits

TED 4640K-12 Student Teaching and Seminar: Elementary/Secondary

12 credits

ENGL 2300Introduction to Literature

3 credits

HED 2310Healthful Living

3 credits

Or

PE 1800Fitness for Living

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:39

*Pursuit of the K-12 Certification requires admission to the Teacher Preparatory Program through the College of Education, and a successfully completed PPST.