Academic Catalog

Art/Design Studio, Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Concentration in Teacher Education (B.F.A.)

EKU Campus

Program Requirements

CIP Code: 50.0702

Summary Checklist for General Education

Element 1
A: Written Communication3
B: Written Communication3
C: Oral Communication3
Element 2
Quantitative Reasoning3
Element 3
A: Arts3
B: Humanities3
Element 4
Natural Sciences6
Element 5
A: Historical Science3
B: Social Behavioral Science3
Element 6
Diversity of Perspectives Experiences6
Total Hours36

Students are expected to complete Elements 1 and 2 within their first 60 hours of college credit.


University Graduation Requirements
General Education36
Student Success Seminar
Student Success Seminar (waived for transfers with 30+ hours.)1
Upper division courses (42 hrs. distributed throughout Major/Supporting/Gen Ed/Free Electives categories)
Major Requirements
Core Courses
Foundation Courses:
ART 100Drawing I3
ART 152Design, Two-Dimensional3
ART 153Design, Three-Dimensional3
ART 154Digital Media3
Art Courses:
Choose from three hours of the following:3
Painting I
Printmaking I
Introduction to Graphic Design
ART 240Jewelry and Metalsmithing I3
or ART 290 Ceramics- Hand Building Methods
Choose from six additional hours of the following:6
Painting I
Printmaking I
Jewelry and Metalsmithing I
Ceramics- Hand Building Methods
Introduction to Graphic Design
ART 563Art Theory & Criticism Seminar3
Art History Courses:
ARH 392Survey of Global Art History I3
or ARH 392W
ARH 393Survey of Global Art History II3
or ARH 393W Survey of Global Art History II
ARH Electives:
Choose from three hours of the following:3
Independent Study: Art History
Renaissance and Baroque Art
History of Graphic Arts
U.S. Architectural History
Art in the Age of Revolutions
The Rise of Modernism
Women and the Visual Arts
History of Modern Art
U.S. Art History
Students must select one of the following Concentrations:
Teacher Education47
Graphic Design
Studio Arts
Total Hours120


Concentration Courses
Art Education
AED 360Introduction to Materials Injury3
AED 561Materials Inquiry in Art Education3
or ART 499 Senior Exhibition
Art Elective
Choose from six hours of the following:6
Drawing Media
Figure Drawing
Painting II
Traditional Printmaking
Print Media
Jewelry and Metalsmithing II
Photography, Color Digital
Ceramic Wheel Forming
Ceramic Mixed Media Methods
Advanced Drawing
Professional Education
AED 361Art Teaching Grades P-53
or EME 361 Art Teaching Grades P-5
AED 540Teaching Art in the Schools3
or ESE 540 Teaching Art in the Schools
EDC 300Differentiation in Inclusive Classrooms3
EDF 203Educational Foundations3
EDF 204Emerging Instructional Technologies2
EDF 219Human Development and Learning3
EDF 413Assessment in Education2
EMS 300WCurriculum and Instructional Design1
EMS 490Classroom & Behavior Management1
EMS 474Disciplinary Literacy3
Special Education Introduction (Element 6) G
Clinical Experiences:
CED 100Clinical I: Introduction to the Education Profession0
CED 200Clinical II: Understanding the Learner0
CED 300Clinical III: Curriculum and Instructional Design0.5
CED 400Clinical IV: Diagnosis and Prescription0.5
CED 450Clinical V: Practicing Teaching1
CED 499Clinical VI: The Professional Semester9
Exit Requirements
PRAXIS Examination (for Teacher Education)
Students must register for and take the PRAXIS exam which correlates to their degree program, per College of Education requirements. Refer to Degree Works for exam details. The PRAXIS exam must be taken prior to student teaching.
Total Hours47

Course also satisfies a General Education element. Hours are included within the 36 hours in General Education.

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