Major in Visual Arts Education K-12 (B.A.)
ARH105Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
ART100ATwo-Dimensional Visual Thinking 13
ART101AThree-Dimensional Visual Thinking 13
ART103ADrawing 13
ART107AClay Forms3
or ART108A Ceramics
ART210Painting4
ART496Senior Art & Design Exhibition0
ART499Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3
DES105Introduction to Digital Media3
ART or DES studio electives (minimum 7 credits, at least 4 of which must be 200-level or above)7
Art History courses (minimum 6 credits-not including ARH105)6
EDU200Introduction to Education3
EDU201Introduction to Education Field Experience1
EDU203School Health and Drugs2
EDU220Introduction to Middle Level Education3
EDU240Educational Psychology3
EDU241Educational Psychology Field Experience1
EDU317GZEducational Equity 13
EDU320Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU321Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
EDU413Methods in Teaching K-12 Art3
EDU414Middle Level Education Practicum in Art1
EDU490Student Teaching Block 214
Major75
General Education49-50
Total Credits124-125
1

This course meets a General Education requirement.

2

In order to meet requirements for endorsements and duel majors this number is subject to change. Students should consult with their advisor. 

Because of possible double counting between General Education and the major, the ­actual total can be reduced to 122-123 credits.

Students majoring in visual arts education K-12 must cover six different studio areas with emphasis in two.

Students must earn a grade of C or better in each content area and education course (ART, ARH, EDU) in the major. Courses with grades of C- or lower must be repeated.

Each student majoring in visual arts education K-12 must fulfill the Speaking Competency in one of the art history courses. See course syllabus for details.

Students with K-12 licensure in Visual Arts Education may choose one or more Middle Level Endorsements. See endorsement area listing under Major in Elementary Education with Middle Level Endorsement in the Education section of this catalog.

B.A. in Visual Arts Education K-12 2016-2017: Option 1 - CWILT

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART103A Drawing3Mathematics (M) course 3ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3
GES106 1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES110 3 GES125 Introduction to the Creative Arts4
GES130 Christianity Western Culture4 Second Language (S) course 1 4
PEA100 1 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
Nature of Persons (N) course 3  
 15 3 15
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART101A Three-Dimensional Visual Thinking3EDU200 Introduction to Education3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
ART210 Painting4EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3
THE201 Christian Theology3 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
  Contemporary Western Life and Thought (L) course 3
 14 4 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART108A or 107A Ceramics or Clay Forms3World culture (U) course 3EDU203 School Health and Drugs2
EDU413 Methods in Teaching K-12 Art3 EDU317GZ Educational Equity3
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU414 Middle Level Education Practicum in Art1 EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
Art History course 3 Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
  Studio elective 4
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
Art history course 3  
Science, Tehcnology, and Society (K) course 3  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
Studio Elective 3  
 15 0 14
Total Credits: 124
1

 Students must complete through the second semester of a first year language course or equivalent. 

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ to satisfy the Comparative Systems general education requirement.
Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grant are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only. 

B.A. in Visual Arts Education K-12 2016-2017: Option 2 - Humanities

First Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART103A Drawing3GES147 Humanities II: Renaissance and Reformation4ART100A Two-Dimensional Visual Thinking3
GES106 1 BIB101 Introduction to the Bible3
GES145 Humanities I: Greco-Roman through Middle Ages4 GES244 Humanities III: European Enlightenment and American Culture to 18774
PEA100 1 Nature of Persons (N) course 3
Second Language (S) course1 4 Leisure and Lifetime Sports (Q) course 1
 13 4 14
Second Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART101A Three-Dimensional Visual Thinking3EDU200 Introduction to Education3ARH105 Survey of Western Art History from Caves to World War II4
ART210 Painting4EDU201 Introduction to Education Field Experience1DES105 Introduction to Digital Media3
GES246 Humanities IV: Modern and Contemporary Western Culture4 EDU240 Educational Psychology3
Laboratory Science (D) course 4 EDU241 Educational Psychology Field Experience1
  Mathematics (M) course 3
 15 4 14
Third Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART108A or 107A Ceramics or Clay Forms3World Culture (U) course2 3EDU203 School Health and Drugs2
EDU413 Methods in Teaching K-12 Art3 EDU317GZ Educational Equity3
EDU220 Introduction to Middle Level Education3 EDU320 Pedagogy and the Young Adolescent Learner1
EDU414 Middle Level Education Practicum in Art1 EDU321 Integrated Literacy in the Content Areas1
Art History course 3 Studio Elective 4
  Interpreting Biblical Themes (J) course 3
 13 3 14
Fourth Year
FallCreditsInterimCreditsSpringCredits
ART499 Senior Seminar/Thesis Exhibition3Interim Off EDU490 Student Teaching Block14
Art History course 3  
Science, Technology, and Society (K) course 3  
Contemporary Christian Issues (P) course 3  
Studio Elective 3  
 15 0 14
Total Credits: 123
1

 Students must compete through the second semester of a first year language course equivalent.

2

 The Education Department offers interim trips that meet the U requirement - EDU236UZ, EDU204UZ, or EDU255UZ. See Education Abroad Options.

MN basic skills tests (MTLE) required for full admission to the Education Department.

This program assumes a student will use EDU317GZ to satisfy the Comparative Systems general education requirement.
Most financial aid packages stipulate 12 credits/semester; Minnesota state grant are reduced when credit load falls below 15 credits/semester. (Interim credits may be split between fall and spring for state grant purposes only.