Undergraduate Degree - Art Education

Program:
Art Education
Program Code:
0999 Art Education
Program Level:
Undergraduate
Award Type:
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Start Term:
FS92
Department:
Department of Art, Art History, and Design
Relevant Excerpt(s) from Academic Programs:


Excerpt from the official Academic Programs Catalog:

Listed below are the approved requirements for the program from the official Academic Programs Catalog.
Students must consult their advisors to learn which specific requirements apply to their degree programs.
Following this section are the requirements as represented in Degree Navigator, MSU's online advising tool. The Degree Navigator section is only available for programs using Degree Navigator for degree certification.

College of Arts and Letters

Department of Art, Art History, and Design

Undergraduate Programs
Art Education

The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program with a major in art education leads to art teacher certification by the State of Michigan in grades K-12. In order for Michigan State University to recommend a person for teacher certification, that person must meet Department of Teacher Education admission requirements for the Internship Year Studies Program, and complete all course requirements and additional standards or tests set forth by the Department of Teacher Education and the Michigan Department of Education. See the section Teacher Certification in the Department of Teacher Education section of this catalog.

The art education program is designed to:

  1. develop highly specialized multiple and technical skills and to address conceptual content in the disciplines of studio art and art history.
  2. include pedagogy–specific content and clinical experiences in art teaching and learning situations with elementary and secondary students in preparation for the Teacher Certification Internship–Year Studies program.

Upon satisfactory completion of the requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a major in art education, the bachelor's degree is granted.  However, in order for Michigan State University to recommend a person for a teaching certificate, that person must also complete the requirements for the Internship–Year Studies program described under the heading TEACHER CERTIFICATION in the Department of Teacher Education section of this catalog.

Students who have been admitted to the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program with a major in art education and admitted to the teacher certification program and meet all program requirements, are thereby qualified to pursue the Internship–Year Studies program upon completion of the baccalaureate degree and successful performance on tests designated by the State of Michigan for teacher certification.

Requirements for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Art Education

  1. The University requirements for bachelor's degrees as described in the  Undergraduate Education section of this catalog; 120 credits, including general elective credits, are required for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Art Education.

    The University's Tier II writing requirement for the Art Education major is met by completing Studio Art 481 and 482. Those courses are referenced in item 4. below.
  2. The requirements of the College of Arts and Letters for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.
  3. The following requirements for the major:
                     
      a. All of the following courses (24 credits):  
        STA 110 Drawing I 3
        STA 112 Art and Design: Concepts and Practices 3
        STA 113 Color and Design 3
        STA 114 Three–Dimensional Form 3
        STA 320 Painting I 3
        STA 340 Ceramics: Hand Building 3
        STA 370 Photography I 3
        STA 380 Electronic Art 3
      b. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
        STA 300 Intermediate Drawing 3
        STA 391 Special Topics in Drawing 3
      c. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
        STA 360 Graphic Design I: Graphic Form 3
        STA 365 Typography I: Form and Meaning 3
      d. One of the following courses (3 credits):  
        STA 350 Figure Modeling 3
        STA 351 Mixed Media and Installation 3
        STA 354 Casting 3
        STA 355 Construction and Fabrication 3
      e. One of the following courses (3 or 4 credits):  
        STA 432 Lithography 4
        STA 433 Etching 4
        STA 491B Selected Topics - Printmaking 3
      f. Complete an additional two studio art courses at the 300-400 level in one of the following areas: ceramics, electronic art and intermedia, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, or sculpture. (6 to 8 credits)  
      g. Both of the following courses (6 credits):  
        HA 101 Western Art from the Paleolithic to Medieval Era 3
        HA 102 Western Art from the Renaissance to Contemporary 3
      h. At least one of the following History of Art courses or other applicable art history and visual culture courses from the Post World War II period approved by the advisor (3 or 4 credits)  
        HA 240 Modern Art 3
        HA  252 Introduction to Contemporary Art 4
        HA 261 Modern Asian Art 3
        HA 450 Selected Topics in Modern Art 4
        HA 452 Contemporary Art 4
        HA 474 Aesthetic Theory and Modernism 4
      i. One additional History of Art course at the 200 or 400 level. (3 or 4 credits)  
      j. A cultural studies course. The course must be approved by the Art Education advisor. For an approved list of courses, see the Department of Art, Art History, and Design. (3 or 4 credits)  
    4. The following Professional Education courses (23 credits):  
      STA 371 Art, Education and Society 3
      STA 481 Art Experiences with Children and Youth I (W) 5
      STA 482 Art Experiences with Children and Youth II (W) 5
      TE 150 Reflections on Learning 3
      TE 250 Human Diversity, Power, and Opportunity in Social Institutions 3
      TE 302 Learners and Learning in Context - Secondary (W) 4
      The completion of Studio Art 481 and 482 satisfies the capstone requirement for the Art Education major.  
        Enrollment in Teacher Education 302 requires admission to the teacher certification program in the College of Education.  

 


Degree Requirements from Degree Navigator.

NOTE: Degree Navigator is an advising tool only and should not be viewed as a contract with the student. Any questions about the requirements should be directed to an academic advisor.


Art Education, BFA (0999)

Required Credits: 120    Program Version: FS16

Requirement 1: University Tier I Writing
University Tier I Writing: 1 course from WRA101, WRA195H, LB133, MC111, MC112, RCAH111

Requirement 2: University Mathematics
University Mathematics: The required number of courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
MTH2: 1 course
At least 1 course from LB118, MTH110, MTH116, MTHRQMT, MTHWAIV1, MTHWAIV2, Mathematics Pre-Matriculation, Mathematics Post-Matriculation
MTH1: 2 courses
At least 1 course from MTH103, MTH103WAIV
At least 1 course from MTH112, MTH114, MTH124, MTH132, MTH152H, MTH201, STT200, STT201

Requirement 3: University IAH201 - IAH210
University IAH201 - IAH210: 4 credits from IAH201, IAH202, IAH203, IAH204, IAH205, IAH206, IAH207, IAH208, IAH209, IAH210, RCAH201, ANY IAH BELOW 211

Requirement 4: University IAH211 or higher
University IAH211 or higher: 4 credits from IAH211A, IAH211B, IAH211C, IAH211D, IAH221A, IAH221B, IAH221C, IAH231A, IAH231B, IAH231C, IAH241A, IAH241B, IAH241C, IAH241D, IAH241E, IAH241F, IAH241G, RCAH202, TRANSFER IAH, ANY IAH211 OR HIGHER, approved LB courses

Requirement 5: University ISS200 Series
University ISS200 Series: 4 credits from ISS210, ISS215, ISS220, ISS225, ISS230, ISS235, MC201, TRANSFER ISS 200 LEVEL, ANY ISS 200 LEVEL

Requirement 6: University ISS300 Series
University ISS300 Series: 4 credits from ISS305, ISS308, ISS310, ISS315, ISS318, ISS320, ISS325, ISS327, ISS328, ISS330A, ISS330B, ISS330C, ISS335, ISS336, MC202, ANY ISS 300 LEVEL, approved LB courses

Requirement 7: University ISB
University ISB: 3 credits from ISB200, ISB201, ISB202, ISB204, TRANSFER ISB, ISB ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISB COURSE

Requirement 8: University ISP
University ISP: 3 credits from ISP203A, ISP203B, ISP205, ISP207, ISP209, ISP213H, ISP215, ISP217, ISP220, ISP221, TRANSFER ISP, ISP ALTERNATIVE TRACK, ANY 3 CREDIT ISP COURSE

Requirement 9: University Laboratory Experience
University Laboratory Experience: The required number of credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Univ Lab: 2 credits
At least 2 credits from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
Alternative: 2 credits
At least 1 credit from ISB201L, ISB208L, ISP203L, ISP205L, ISP207L, ISP209L, ISP217L, ANY 2 CREDIT ISB/ISP LAB, LAB EXPERIENCE ALTERNATIVE TRACK, TRANSFER LAB
At least 1 credit from an Alternative Track Lab credit

Requirement 10: University Diversity Distribution
University Diversity Distribution: A total 2 courses
At least 1 course from NationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing national diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
At least 1 course from InternationalIAH or ISS courses emphasizing international and multicultural diversity or both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity
Conditions:
University Diversity Distribution: No more than 1 course from IAH or ISS emphasizing both national diversity and international and multicultural diversity in Requirement(s) 10

Requirement 11: Major - Art Education - Drawing
Major - Art Education - Drawing: 1 course from STA110

Requirement 12: Major - Art Education - Art and Design: Concepts and Practices
Major - Art Education - Art and Design: Concepts and Practices: 1 course from STA112

Requirement 13: Major - Art Education - Color and Design
Major - Art Education - Color and Design: 1 course from STA113

Requirement 14: Major - Art Education - 3 Dimensional Form
Major - Art Education - 3 Dimensional Form: 1 course from STA114

Requirement 15: Major - Art Education - Painting
Major - Art Education - Painting: 1 course from STA320

Requirement 16: Major - Art Education - Ceramics
Major - Art Education - Ceramics: 1 course from STA340

Requirement 17: Major - Art Education - Photography
Major - Art Education - Photography: 1 course from STA370

Requirement 18: Major - Art Education - Electronic Art
Major - Art Education - Electronic Art: 1 course from STA380

Requirement 19: Major - Art Education - Intermediate Drawing
Major - Art Education - Intermediate Drawing: 1 course from STA300, STA391

Requirement 20: Major - Art Education - Graphic Design/Typography
Major - Art Education - Graphic Design/Typography: 1 course from STA360, STA365

Requirement 21: Major - Art Education - Sculpture
Major - Art Education - Sculpture: 1 course from STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355

Requirement 22: Major - Art Education - Printmaking
Major - Art Education - Printmaking: 1 course from STA432, STA433, STA491B

Requirement 23: Major - Art Education - Studio Art 3-400 Elective
Major - Art Education - Studio Art 3-400 Elective: A total 2 courses from 1 of the following sets of courses
Ceramics: Ceramics -STA345, STA440, STA491C
Graphic design: Graphic design -STA365, STA460, STA462, STA463, STA466, STA467, STA468, STA491E
Painting: Painting -STA325, STA420, STA491A
Photography: Photography -STA375, STA472, STA474, STA475, STA491F
Printmaking: Printmaking -STA430, STA432, STA433, STA491B
Sculpture: Sculpture -STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355, STA450, STA491D

Requirement 24: Major Distribution - Art Education - Studio Art 3-400 Elective
Major Distribution - Art Education - Studio Art 3-400 Elective: A total 7 credits from 1 of the following sets of courses
Graphic design: Graphic design -STA365, STA460, STA462, STA463, STA466, STA467, STA468, STA491E
Printmaking: Printmaking -STA430, STA432, STA433, STA491B
Ceramics: Ceramics -STA440, STA345, STA491C
Painting: Painting -STA325, STA491A, STA420
Photography: Photography -STA375, STA472, STA474, STA475, STA491F
Sculpture: Sculpture -STA350, STA351, STA354, STA355, STA450, STA491D

Requirement 25: Major - Art Education - Western Art
Major - Art Education - Western Art: 2 courses from HA101, HA102

Requirement 26: Major - Art Education - Periods in Art
Major - Art Education - Periods in Art: 1 course from HA240, HA450, HA452, HA474, HA261, HA252

Requirement 27: Major - Art Education - History of Art 3-400 Elective
Major - Art Education - History of Art 3-400 Elective: 3 credits from 200 or 400 level History of Art course

Requirement 28: Major - Art Education - Cultural Studies
Major - Art Education - Cultural Studies: 1 course from AL200, ANP201, ANP220, FCE442, HST362, PLS304, SOC375

Requirement 29: Major - Art Education - Professional Education
Major - Art Education - Professional Education: 4 courses from STA371, TE150, TE250, TE302

Requirement 30: Major - Art Education - Capstone Experience
Major - Art Education - Capstone Experience: 2 courses from STA481, STA482

Requirement 31: College Distribution
College Distribution: 30 credits from courses at the 300 level and above.

Requirement 32: Electives
Electives: 0 credits from Electives at Michigan State University and transfer coursework. This number can change based on the credits of the coursework taken to fulfill University, College, and Major requirements. Please contact your academic advisor with any questions.

Requirement 33: University Residency
University Residency: 30 credits from MSU coursework, 27 credits from MSU courses taken after reaching junior standing, 20 credits from courses offered by MSU while admitted to major & 20 of the last 30 credits must be MSU courses. Please see academic advisor.