Learn how to share your passion for art to students while encouraging them to explore and grow in their creativity.

(54 semester hours)

  • ART-153 Visual Culture
  • ARTS-250 Introduction to Drawing
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  • ARTS-251 Introduction to Painting
  • Five studio art electives (including two intermediate and one advanced)
  • ARTE-315 Introduction to Elementary Art Education
  • ARTE-316 Secondary Art Education
  • ARTE-359 Seminar in Principles and Practices in Art Teaching
  • ARTH-101 Introduction to the History of Art I
  • ARTH-102 Introduction to the History of Art II
  • ARTE-399 Exhibition
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All electives must be approved by the art education faculty advisor. A minor is not required for students with this comprehensive major.

Prior to the teaching internship, student must have the approval of the department. Criteria for approval are found in the Teacher Education Program Guidebook, available in the education department. Students must have earned a grade of C (2.0) or better in ART 153 before applying for the Art education program. See Prof. J. VanReeuwyk.


Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk

Jo-Ann VanReeuwyk

Associate Professor
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