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Majors and More

Majors and More

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 as Art Teacher (K-12) 

General Education Courses

 

Semester Hours

ACAD 101 Principles of the Learning Academy

1

Critical Skills    
Writing and Critical Thinking  

12

WRIT 101 Composition

3

CRTW 201 Critical Reading, Thinking & Writing

3

Quantitative Skills    
MATH 150 Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

3

Technology Met in major with EDCO 305

0

Oral Communication Met in major with ARTE 391

0

Logic/Language/Semiotics  3 hours met in major with ARTS 281

0

    See approved list

3

Skills for Common Experience and Thinking Across Disciplines

3

HMXP 102 The Human Experience: Who am I?

3

Global Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 175

0

Historical Perspectives Met in major with ARTH 176

0

Developing Critical Skills and Applying them to Disciplines

16-22

Constitution Requirement    
PLSC 201 or ECON 103 Amer Government or Intro to Political Economy

3

Social Science Met in major with EDUC 200 and with Constitution Requirement

0

Humanities and Arts See approved list; 2 designators required & one  
  must be non-CVPA. Other met in major with  
  ARTS 351 and ARTH 348

3

Natural Science See approved list; must include one lab science

7

Intensive Writing Met in major with ARTH 454

0

Required Courses in Major  

71

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 202 Three-Dimensional Design II

3

 
ARTS 120 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, ARTT or ARTH Electives

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

 
ARTE 592 Field Experiences in Teaching Art

1

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

29

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 the Student w/ Disabilities in the General Ed Classroom 2
     
   EDCO 203* Supporting the Student Identified as Gifted in the Gen Ed Classroom 1
     
EDCO 305* Technology in the Classroom

2

 
EDCO 306* Teaching Methods for the Inclusive Classroom

2

 
EDCO 350* Analyzing Classroom Climate

1

 
    EDCO 351* Establishing Positive Classroom Climate 1
     
EDUC 401* Internship I:  Understanding Contextual Factors

1

 
EDUC 402 Internship II:  Assessment and Instruction

9

     
   EDUC 410* Education in a Democracy 2
 
Total  

129

*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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