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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education K-12, BS

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Please see Early Childhood Education, BS  and Early Childhood Education:Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3, BS  on applying for admission to the Teacher Education Program and other program requirements for additional information. The UMW Department of Education strongly recommends that candidates seek licensure in more than one subject area (by combining one teaching major with at least one other teaching major or minor) to increase their hiring options. A Coaching Option is also available with any teaching major, but does not lead to licensure

Credit Requirements

General Education: 32 Credits

Art Courses used for the major may also satisfy general education humanities requirements.

General Education  

Select two 2-D courses, one 3-D course and one additional 200 level studio elective course for a total of 16 credits from the following:

Select two courses/8 credits from the following:

  • Any two, 300 level ARTZ, ARTH course 8 Credit(s)

Student Teaching: 8 Credits

Electives: 8 Credits

Choose elective credits from any college-level catalog courses to bring degree total to 128.

Art Education K -12 Major Total Credits: 128

Additional Art Education K-12 Major and Course Information

Technology Requirement: Before registering for EDU 371students must have earned a passing score on the Information & Technology Literacy Exam, or at least a B- on either COMS 115 Computer Basics for Educators (4 credits) or CAPP 131 Basic Microsoft Office (4 credits).

Students in an internship program (e.g., Class 5 teachers) will substitute EDU 498 Internship for EDU 495.  Consult with the Post Baccalaureate advisor to determine appropriate number of credits.

Current certification in First Aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children and infants is required for all education majors prior to student teaching.  ECP100 is recommended to fulfill this requirement.

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