K-12 Visual Arts Education
The visual arts education program is similar to the secondary education program. The general education requirements are identical although visual arts majors are required to take FINA F100 and FINA F101 for their fine arts requirements. The pre-professional education requirements are identical to those described previously.
In the Teacher Education Program, students must take EDUC K343 Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed I (3 cr.) and EDUC K344 Education of the Socially and Emotionally Disturbed II (3 cr.). As their methods courses in Blocks 2 and 3, respectively, students must take EDUC M330 Foundations of Art Education and Methods I (3 cr.) and EDUC M430 Foundations of Art Education and Methods II (3 cr.). Field experiences will be in elementary, middle, and high schools. Student teaching requirement is EDUC M425 Student Teaching: Elementary (8 cr.) and EDUC M480 Student Teaching in the Secondary School (8 cr.).