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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education (K-12), BFA

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Program Code: 584A
CIP Code: 13.1302

General Education Requirements (44 Hours)

General Education Requirements  

(ART 2030  and ART 2130  taken for the major may count toward General Education: Liberal Studies Experience and ART 2022  for Integrative Learning Experience).

Professional Education (24 Hours)

(A minimum grade of “C” is required in each professional education course).

NOTE: To be admitted to the Teacher Education Program students must take and satisfy testing requirements for all areas of PRAXIS I Core, (Reading, Writing, and Math) or SAT and/or ACT scores in lieu of PRAXIS I Core. The PRAXIS II Area Exams are required for student teaching. For more detailed information please go to Reich College of Education .


*Admission to Teacher Education Required

Major Requirements (66 Hours)

A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required in each ART course for the major. 18 hours must be completed at Appalachian.

  • Junior Writing in the Discipline
  • Senior Capstone Experience must be met

Art History (12 Hours)

Art Electives (30 Hours)

27 hours must be studio art courses, five or more taken above 2000 level. Core 1 and Core 2 cannot count as art electives

Free Electives (2 Hours)

(To total a minimum of 127 hours for this major)

  • 2 hours of free electives outside the major discipline are required

Total Required (127 Hours)

Teacher licensure programs require a minimum 2.7 cumulative GPA from admission into the teacher education program until graduation, including for admission to student teaching.

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