Art B.F.A. with a Concentration in Art Education

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
MATH 1203 College Algebra (Sp, Su, Fa) (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) ((or higher level mathematics))3  
ARTS 1919C Studio Foundation I (Sp, Fa)9  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
ARTS 1929C Studio Foundation II (Sp, Fa)  9
1013 Elementary I World Language or higher (depending on placement in sequence)  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 13  
ARTS Secondary Studio Concentration 11,23  
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)
3  
CIED 1013 Introduction to Education (Sp, Fa)3  
2003 Intermediate I world language or higher level3  
APPLY FOR B.F.A. PROGRAM
MUST BE ACCEPTED INTO B.F.A. PROGRAM TO CONTINUE
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 21,2  3
ARTS Secondary Studio Concentration 21,2  3
ARHS 2913 Art History Survey I (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2003) (Sp, Fa) (as needed)
or ARHS 2923 Art History Survey II (ACTS Equivalency = ARTA 2103) (Sp, Fa)
  3
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
CIED 3023 Survey of Exceptionalities (Sp, Su, Fa)1  3
Year Total: 15 15
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 31,23  
ARED 3613 Public School Art I (Irregular)3  
Science University/State Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement4  
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
PHIL 2003 Introduction to Philosophy (ACTS Equivalency = PHIL 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
TAKE PRAXIS 1 EXAM
ARTS Primary Studio Concentration 41,2  3
ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art (Fa) (or ARHS Art History Upper-Level Elective)  3
ARED 3653 Teaching Art in Secondary Schools (Sp)  3
CIED 3033 Classroom Learning Theory (Sp, Su, Fa)1  3
Science University/state core lecture with corequisite lab requirement  4
Year Total: 16 16
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
ARTS Elective (exclusive of studio major and minor)3  
ARHS Art History Upper-level Elective or ARHS 4933 Contemporary Art1,23  
ARED 3643 Teaching Art in Elementary Schools (Fa)1,23  
ARTS 4923 Professional Development (Sp, Fa) (in the student's area of concentration or General Elective)3  
Social Science University/State Core requirement3  
ARTS Elective (exclusive of studio major and minor)  3
Social Sciences University/state Core requirement  3
1 General Elective, as needed to total 120 hours; OR ARTS 4923 in the student's area of concentration if still needed1, 2  1-3
PHIL 4403 Philosophy of Art (Sp)  3
U.S. History University/state core requirement  3
Year Total: 15 13
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120
1

Meets 40-hour advanced credit hour requirement. See College Academic Regulations.

2

Meets 24-hour rule (24 hours of 3000-4000 level courses in Fulbright College), in addition to meeting the 40-hour rule. See College Academic Regulations.

Note

In addition to and after completion of the program listed above, for certification, the student must complete an additional 12 hours of Student Teaching in Art, ARED 476V and take the Praxis II exams (concurrent with enrollment in ARED 476V).

For requirements for the M.F.A. degree program in art, see the Graduate School Catalog.