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Program for Art Education

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In addition to the professional education requirements, students pursuing licensure in the field of art (preK-12) must complete the following courses with a grade of C or better:

10 Hours in Art Education

  • AE 110 Visual Language, 3 hours
  • AE 380 Art in the Elementary Classroom (Methods), 3 hours
  • AE 480 Secondary Art Education (Methods), 3 hours
  • AE 496 Portfolio and Exhibition, 1 hour

12 Hours in Art History

  • AH 111 Survey of Art History, 3 hours
  • AH 495 Writing About Art, 3 hours
  • AH 347 Art of the 20th Century and Beyond (1920-Present), 3 hours
  • 3 hours of Art History courses numbered 300 or above

24 Hours in Studio Art

  • AS 120 Drawing I, 3 hours
  • AS 121 Painting I, 3 hours
  • AS 122 Printmaking I OR AS 170 Photography I, 3 hours
  • AS 130 Ceramics I, 3 hours
  • AS 132 Sculpture I, 3 hours
  • 9 additional hours of Studio Art courses numbered 300 or above, which includes all advanced and/or prerequisite courses.

 Art Teacher Licensure Requirements Checklist