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Art

Minimum Grade Requirement: A minimum grade of C is required in any fine arts course that counts toward the art degree and education courses. Students also must pass FA 295 Sophomore Portfolio in order to continue in the major. 

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements. Some coursework also fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • ED 250 Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • ED 327S Curriculum Design
  • ED 337 Reading in the Content Areas
  • ED 452 Managing the Classroom #
  • ED 460 Student Teaching #
  • FA 103 Two-Dimensional Design
  • FA 104 Color Theory
  • FA 105 Drawing I
  • FA 106 Drawing II
  • FA 107 Ceramics I: Introduction to Hand-building
  • FA 201 Introduction to Art History I
  • FA 202 Introduction to Art History II
  • FA 210 Three-Dimensional Design
  • FA 211 Printmaking I
  • FA 213 Painting I
  • FA 295 Sophomore Portfolio
  • FA 422 Senior Project
  • FA 427 Senior Portfolio
  • 3 credits in upper-division art history, after 1800
  • 3 additional credits in upper-division art history
  • 6 credits from one (1) concentration
  • GD 101 Software Lab I: Photoshop
  • GD 200 Electronic Publishing
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities
# ED 452 and ED 460 must be taken at the same time.