May 26, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2018-2019 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


Art Education Candidacy Portfolio Review

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 at or above 2000 level. 

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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