Art with K-12 Teaching Licensure Degree Requirements

Major Requirements

To fulfill the requirements of the Art with K-12 Teaching Licensure major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. Some courses also satisfy Liberal Arts Core and/or University Requirements. Some coursework fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Foundations

  • FA 103 Two-Dimensional Design
  • FA 104 Color Theory
  • FA 105 Drawing I
  • FA 205 Drawing II
  • FA 210 Three-Dimensional Design
  • FA 295 Sophomore Portfolio

Art History

  • FA 201 Introduction to Art History: Ancient to Medieval
  • FA 202 Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to Modern
  • FA 380 Movements in Modern Art
  • FA 410 Topics in Art History

Studio Electives

  • FA 107 Hand-Built Ceramics OR FA 215 Wheel-Thrown Ceramics
  • FA 211 Printmaking
  • FA 213 Painting
  • Three (3) credits in Advanced Studio electives

Professional Study

  • ED 200 Foundations of Teaching and Learning
  • ED 254 Technology for the K-12 Classroom
  • ED 337 Literacy in the Content Areas
  • ED 338 Secondary Education: Curriculum and Methods
  • ED 351 Assessment to Support Learning in K-12
  • ED 357 Teaching Social Studies and Visual Arts
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities

Capstone

  • FA 422 Senior Project
  • FA 427 Senior Portfolio
  • ED 452 Managing the K-12 Classroom *
  • ED 460S Student Teaching: Secondary *

* ED 452 and ED 460S must be taken at the same time.