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Fine Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Art – Certification as Art Teacher (K-12)

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Art with Certification as an Art Teacher prepares the student for teaching in the K-12 art classroom. Licensure is through the State of South Carolina.

Bachelor of Arts in Art Certification 

General Education

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Shared Skills and Proficiencies
   
Writing and Critical Thinking    
WRIT 101 Composition

3

    HMXP 102      Human Experience 3
CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

    Oral Communication Met in major with ARTE 391 0
    Technology Met in major with ARTS 281 0
    Intensive Writing Met in major with ARTH 454 0
    Constitution Requirement See approved list; may be met with another requirement 0-3
    Physical Activity See approved list 1
Thinking Critically Across Disciplines*    
Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Introducing Students to Broad Disciplinary Perspectives*

 

Social Science See approved list; must include 2 designators

3

  3 hours met with EDUC 200  
Humanities and Arts Met in major with ARTH 348 and ARTS 351

0

Quantitative Skills and Natural Science (3 courses) 9-12
    Quantitative Skills See approved list (3-8)
Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science.  If 2 courses taken, must be in two

(3-8)

  different groups:  Life, Physical, Earth

 

Subtotal   23-29
*No more than two courses in the major may count toward requirements in these areas
 
Required Courses in Major  

69

ARTT 112 Introduction to Fine Arts

2

 
ARTT 113 Introduction to Fine Arts portfolio

1

 
ARTS 101 Two-Dimensional Design I

3

 
ARTS 102 Three-Dimensional Design I

3

 
    ARTT 200 Foundation review

0

 
ARTS 120 Drawing I

3

 
ARTS 121 or  ARTS 220 Figure Drawing or Drawing II

3

 
   ARTS 204 Three Dimensional Media Studies      3
     
   ARTS 206 Two Dimensional Media Studies 3
     
ARTS 281 Computer Imaging in Design

3

 
ARTS 332 or Sculpture I

3

 
ARTS 355 Jewelry and Metals I

3

 
ARTS 335 or Printmaking: Serigraphy/Screen Processes

3

 
ARTS 336 or Printmaking: Relief

3

 
ARTS 337 or Printmaking: Intaglio

3

 
ARTS 364 Digital Photography

3

 
ARTS 342 Painting I

3

 
ARTS 351 Ceramics I

3

 
ARTS or ARTH Electives in one designator  

6

     
ARTT 300 Specialization Portfolio Review

0

 
ARTH 175 Intro to Art Hist Prehistory-Middle Ages

3

 
ARTH 176 Intro to Art Hist Renaissance-Present

3

 
ARTH Non-Western Elective Any non-Western ARTH course

3

     
ARTH 348 Modernism

3

 
ARTH 454 Contemporary Art and Criticism

3

 
ARTE 348 Introduction to Art Education

3

 
ARTE 391 Principles of Teaching Art

3

 
ARTE 528 Foundations for Art Education

3

 
ARTE 548 Curriculum Development in Art Ed

3

 
Professional Education Sequence (Must earn a C or better in each course)

28

EDUC 101* Developing Observation and Analysis Skills

1

 
EDUC 200* Developmental Sciences and the Context of Poverty

3

 
EDUC 220* Assessment to Meet Diverse Needs

2

 
    EDCO 201* Literacy and The English Language Learner 2
     
    EDCO 202* Supporting Exceptional & Gifted Learners in the General Ed Classroom 2
     
EDCO 305* Technology in the Classroom

2

 
EDCO 350* Academic & Social Strategies for Establishing Inclusive Classroom Climate

3

 
EDUC 400* Internship I:  Culture and Climate

1

 
EDUC 403 Internship II:  Assessment and Instruction, Secondary and K-12

10

     
   EDUC 410* Education in a Democracy 2
 
Total  

120

*A grade of C or better must be earned and cannot be taken on the S/U basis.

Foundation Review Requirements: A review of student proficiency for acceptance in the Department of Fine Arts is required of all Department of Fine Arts majors, except BA-Art History. All must enroll in the Foundation Review (ARTT 200) prior to enrollment in ARTS courses numbered 221 and above or ARTH courses numbered above 176.

For additional degree requirements, please visit the Degree Requirements page.

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