Requirements

Foundation Year

Credits
SFDN181 F Drawing I 3
SFDN182 F Visual Language I 3
SFDN185 S Drawing II 3
SFDN191 S Time 3
SFDN183 F/S Form Study 3
AETE301 or 406 F/S Interdisciplinary Portfolio I or II 3
HART100 F Intro to Western Art 3
HART S History of Art elective 3
LALW100 F/S Written Communication 3
FRSM100 F/S Freshman Seminar* 3
30

*Freshman Seminar is a course that focuses on critical reading and thinking skills. The course has multiple sections, each with a different theme; some sections focus on the history of art while others focus on liberal arts. Thus, the theme chosen determines which type of credit is reflected in the totals below.

All departmental required courses below must be successfully completed in the sequence indicated. Please refer to the departmental standing section of the academic catalogue for specific standards and minimum requirements as defined by your department. If you require further clarification, please consult with your faculty advisor or the chairperson of your department.

Sophomore Year 
AETE201 F/S Art & Human Development 3
AETE208 + AETE209
F/S Sem. I: Contemp. Teaching Prac. + Sem. II: Contemp. Art Prac. (co-requisites)
6
LASS280 F/S Introduction to Psychology 3
LALW200 F/S Literary Traditions 3
HART F/S History of Art Elective 3
F/S Studio Major
12
30


Junior Year

AETE300 F/S Seminar III: Issues & the Individual Learner 3
AETE307 F/S Saturday Studios Pre-Practicum I 3
Take 6 credits from: F/S
   AETE301
F/S Interdisciplinary Portfolio I
3
   AETE406
F/S Interdisciplinary Portfolio II
3
HART F/S History of Art Elective 3
HART or LA-SS/LW F/S Non-Western Hist. of Art, Soc. Sci. or Lit/writ/film 3
F/S Studio Major
12
30


Senior Year

AETE404 F Seminar IV: Creating Community 3
AETE400 F/S Saturday Studios Pre-Practicum II 3
AETE409 F/S Portfolio III: Capstone Projects
3
AETE412 S Seminar VI: Exhibitions 3
AETE411 F/S Museum/Community Internship 3
LAMS Math/Science Elective 3
Studio Major
12
30


Summary

Studio Foundation 18
Art Education 36
Liberal Arts 12-18
Studio Major
36
History of Art 12-18
120

 

Ninth Semester (optional)

Community-Studio Education students who complete the above BFA curriculum may enroll in a ninth semester (for provisional teaching certification) which includes the following courses:

AETE405X
Community/Museum Internship 6
AETE408
Seminar V: Designing Curriculum 3
AETE414
Portfolio: Artist/Teacher Studio
3
Total Credits

12
Total with Student Teaching

132


F (fall) or S (spring) — the semester in which the course must be taken due to course availabilty or major sequencing.