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Plan of Study for
BFA in Art Education

Program Requirements

Students majoring in Art Education in the Department of Art are required to:

Program Notes

The program is comprised of:

Required Courses

Summer Courses

Art education courses are not offered in the summer but required coursework in education, studio and art history are always offered.

Advising

Group advising sessions are held each semester prior to registration. Students are encouraged to seek individual advising from their advisor at any time.

Students are advised to take the Foundations classes as well as the Survey of Art History classes early in their programs. It is suggested that students take a schedule with one Art Education course every semester, two studio courses every semester and one Art History course every semester.

Plan of Study

This chart plots a program that enables students to complete their degree requirements in eight semesters and one summer session. Individual plans of study may vary. Courses listed in color are Art Education courses.

Visit the Programs of Study website to download a checksheet for this degree.
First Year
Fall Spring

ART 1001 Foundations I (3)

ART 1003 Foundations Drawing (3)

UCO 1200 First Year Seminar (3)

ENG 1000 Expository Writing (3)

GEN ED: Perspective Course (3)

GEN ED: Perspective Course (3)

ART 1002 Foundations II (3)

ART 2022 Cultivating Creative Expression Through Visual Art (3)

ENG 2001 Intro Writing (3)

GEN ED: Math (4)

GEN ED: Perspective Course (3)

Free Elective (2)

 
Second Year
Fall Spring

C I 2300 Teaching & Learning Digital Age (2)

FDN 2400 Critical Perspectives on Learning and Teaching (2)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

GEN ED: Science Inquiry (4)

GEN ED: Wellness Literacy (1)

ART 2222 Introduction to Art Education (3)

PSY 3010 Psy Applied to Teaching (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

ART 2030 Art from Pre-History (3)

GEN ED: Perspective Course (3)

 
Third Year
Fall Spring

ART 2420 Child as the Cultural Construct (3)

SPE 3300 Creating Inclusive Learning Communities (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

ART 2130 Art from 1400 to Present (3)

ART 3969 Art Education & the Exceptional Learner (3)

C I 3400 Policies & Practices (2)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Art History Course (3)

GEN ED: Science Inquiry (4)

 
Fourth Year
Fall Spring

ART 2444 Materials & Processes in Art Education (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Studio Art Elective (3)

Art History Elective (3)

GEN ED: Perspective Course (3)

GEN ED: Wellness Literacy (1)

C I 4900 Student Teaching