Bachelor of Arts in Art (EC-12 Art Education Certification)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

125 semester credit hours.

Major

57 semester credit hours.

Minor

26 semester credit hours.

B.A. in Art (125 semester credit hours)

Students must make a C or above in all art degree courses.

A 2.75 GPA required for admission to Teacher Education.
TSI requirements for Teacher Education program standards:

  • Take TeXES qualifying exam and
  • Take art qualifying exam before student teaching.

Degree Course Requirements (83 semester credit hours)

ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1313Drawing II3
ART 1503Introduction to Painting3
or ART 3713 Painting-Watercolor
ART 1603Introduction to Photography3
or ART 2223 Introduction to Computer Based Art
ART 2403Western Art History I3
ART 2413Western Art History II3
ART 2753Sculpture I3
or ART 2823 Ceramics: Handbuilding
or ART 2833 Ceramics: Throwing I
ART 3013Principles of Art Education3
ART 3223Elementary Art Education3
ART 3233Secondary Art Education3
ART 4133Approaches to Art Education3
ART 4613Printmaking3
or ART 2303 Figure Drawing
ART 3053Global Perspectives in Art3
ART 4073Contemporary Issues in Art3
or ART 3343 Women in the Visual Arts
ART Studio Course Electives9
Required Education Courses
EDUC 2003Schools and Society (TECA)3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration (2 semester credit hours)2
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
EDUC 4316Student Teaching: Elementary (6 semester credit hours)6
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
Total Semester Credit Hours83

Bachelor of Arts in Art (EC-12 Art Education Certification) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ART 1203Two-Dimensional Color and Design3
ART 1303Basic Drawing3
ART 1603 or 2223 (Computer Based Arts)Introduction to Photography3
ENG 1013Composition I3
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
Wellness CAO Core2
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 1213Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 1313Drawing II3
Mathematics Core3
Social/Behavioral Science Core3
ENG 1023Composition II3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Second Year
Fall
ART 1503 or 3713 (Watercolor)Introduction to Painting3
ART 2303 or 4613 (Printmaking)Figure Drawing3
ART 2403Western Art History I3
EDUC 2003Schools and Society3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
 Semester Credit Hours15
Spring
ART 2413Western Art History II3
ART 2753, 2823, or 2833 (Ceramics: Handbuilding or Ceramics: Throwing I)Sculpture I3
ART 3013Principles of Art Education3
READ 3013Literacy and Learning across the Curriculum3
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
 Semester Credit Hours15
Third Year
Fall
ART 3223Elementary Art Education3
ART 4073 or 3343 (Women in the Arts)Contemporary Issues in Art3
ART Studio Course Elective3
EDUC 3003Learning Theory and Development3
EDUC 3482Teaching Diverse Learners Through Technology Integration2
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
 Semester Credit Hours20
Spring
ART 3053 (GP)Global Perspectives in Art3
ART 3233Secondary Art Education3
ART Studio Course Elective3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Life and Physical Science Core3
Creative Arts Core3
EDSP 4203Learners with Exceptionalities3
 Semester Credit Hours21
Fourth Year
Fall
ART 4133Approaches to Art Education3
EDUC 4113Design and Implementation of Instruction and Assessment3
EDUC 4243Classroom Environment and Management3
ART Studio Course Elective3
Component Area Option (Multicultural Women's Studies)3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture Core3
 Semester Credit Hours18
Spring
EDUC 4316Student Teaching: Elementary6
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 125

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.