Students pursuing a degree in Art Education are eligible to receive state certification to teach art at all grade levels, kindergarten through 12th grade. This course of study requires students to complete an art major and to study professional education and methodology courses.
The general education courses that an Art Education major must take are ENG 152, HIS 205 or HIS 206, PSY 101, a Social, Behavioral, and Philosophical Inquiry elective, COM 101, COR 101, ART 218, one Foundation of Knowledge Category B elective, MAT 142, MAT 138 or MAT 223, one additional math course from the following - MAT 135, MAT 162, MAT 171, MAT 201, MAT 202, MAT 223, and two of the following sciences - life science, earth science, and physical science.
The Education Department Courses that an Art Education major must take are EDU 202, EDU 242, EDU 321, EDU 355, EDU 357, EDU 462, EDU 471, EDU 481, EEL 363, ESE 309, ESL 315, and SED 363.
The additional courses that must be taken to earn an Art Education major are ART 105, ART 106, ART 203, ART 223, ART 224, ART 241, ART 251, ART 252, ART 302, ART 332, ART 352, ART 440 (Ceramic Sculpture).