Students selecting art as a major are required to take 39 semester hours, including 12 hours in Art History, and 27 in studio art, including ART 113, 213 or 214, 313 and 314 and five additional studio courses. With the consent of the Department Chair and instructor, ART 411 and 412 may be taken as required courses in Art History, portfolio development, additional training in selected studio disciplines, research and senior paper development. All Art majors are required to present a portfolio and a senior art show as graduation requirements. In addition, Art majors may take an Internship under Humanities 411.

Major in Art: Suggested Course Sequence

General Education Requirements: 56 - 58 Total Credit Hours

    Class # Class Name      
     
    Freshman      
     
    ART 101 Art Appreciation      
     
    ART 113 Design I      
     
    ART 114 Commercial Design      
     
    ART 115 Ceramics I      
     
    ART 121 Art History I      
     
    ART 122 Art History II      
     
    Sophomore      
     
    ART 116 Ceramics II      
     
    ART 212 Contemporary Art      
     
    ART 213 Painting I      
     
    ART 214 Painting II      
     
    ART 221 African American Art      
     
    ART 313 Drawing I      
     
    ART 315 Sculpture I      
     
    Junior      
     
    ART 243 Graphic Design I      
     
    ART 311 Printmaking (or ART 312)      
     
    ART 312 Photography (or ART 311)      
     
    ART 314 Drawing II      
     
    ART 316 Sculpture II      
     
    ART 322 Photojournalism      
     
    Senior      
     
    ART 234 Painting III      
     
    ART 334 Drawing III      
     
    ART 411 Independent Study      
     
    ART 412 Independent Study    

 

Secondary Education Art

General Education Requirements: 56 - 58 Total Credit Hours

   

Education Course Requirements

     
    Class # Class Name
Credit Hours
   
     
    EDU 101 Professional Development Seminar
3
   
     
    EDU 214 Educational Psychology
3
   
     
    EDU 221 Introduction to Foundations of Education
3
   
     
    EDU 312 Reading Instruction, K-12
3
   
     
    EDU 335 Methods, Materials, Education Technology in Class
3
   
     
    EDU 336 Tests, Measurements, & Evaluations
3
   
     
    EDU 421 Curriculum & Research (or EDU 431)
3
   
     
    EDU 431 Principles & Practices of Teaching in Secondary Ed. (or EDU 421)
3
   
     
    EDU 436 Student Teaching in Secondary School and Seminar
15
   
     
       
36 Credit Hours
   
   

Area of Concentration

     
    Class # Class Name
Credit Hours
   
     
    ART 101 Art Appreciation
3
   
     
    ART 115 Ceramics I
3
   
     
    ART 121 Art History II
3
   
     
    ART 122 Art History II
3
   
     
    ART 212 Contemporary Art
3
   
     
    ART 213 Painting I
3
   
     
    ART 221 African American Art
3
   
     
    ART 301 Principles of Art Education
3
   
     
    ART 311 Printmaking
3
   
     
    ART 313 Drawing I
3
   
     
    ART 411 Independent Study (or ART 412)
3
   
     
    ART 412 Independent Study (or ART 411)
3
   
     
       
36 Credit Hours