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2021-2022 General Catalog 
  
2021-2022 General Catalog

Art: Art Education - BFA


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Caine College of the Arts

Department of Art and Design

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  • For more information about Art Education, see the department website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: The highest math requirement for this degree is the fulfillment of the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  requirement.

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing as Pre-Art or Pre-ID

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 3.0 GPA. Students must pass a competitive portfolio review.  Space is limited. See department website for more information.

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 1020: Drawing I (BCA)   3  

Foundation Course

Breadth Creative Arts

ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design  or ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3  or 3   Foundation Course
ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design  or ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3  or 3   Foundation Course ART 2810: Photography I   3  

Emphasis Course

ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course
ARTH 2710: Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric to Medieval (BHU)   3  

Foundation Course

Breadth Creative Arts

ARTH 2720: Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Post-Modern (BHU)  

 3  

Foundation Course

Breadth Humanities

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3   Communications Literacy (CL1)   ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3   Communications Literacy (CL2)  
HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3  

Breadth Social Sciences

Math or Statistics   3-5 Math Placement  
Comments

Comments

Portfolio for ART BS review due. See department website for more information.

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 2200: Painting I   3  

Emphasis Course

ART 2650: Introduction to Ceramics   3   Emphasis Course
ART 2400: Introduction to Graphic Design   3  

Emphasis Course

Art class in area of concentration 3 Emphasis Course
ARTH 3000 Level or Higher (CI) 3

Emphasis Course

Communications Intensive (CI) 

 
ARTH 3000 Level or Higher (CI) 3

Emphasis Course

Communications Intensive (CI) 

 
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3

General Education Breadth

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SPED 4000: Education of Students with Disabilities   2   Emphasis Course
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3 General Education Breadth

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Breadth American Institutions (BAI) Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS)   3 General Education Breadth

Click on link for available courses
Comments

Comments
Portfolios for the BFA review in Art Education due. See department website for more information.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 3000: Secondary Art Methods I   3  

Emphasis Course

SCED 3210: Educational and Multicultural Foundations (DSS/CI)   3   Emphasis Course
ART 3300: Clinical Experience I   1   Emphasis Course ART class in area of concentration 3 Emphasis Course
ITLS 5500: Integration and Innovation of Technology in Education  or TEAL 5500: Innovative Integration of Technology in Teaching   3  or 3  

Emphasis Course

ART class in area of concentration 3 Emphasis Course
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  

Depth

Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC) 

 
Quantitative Intensive (QI)   3 Quantitative Intensive (QI)  
ART 2230: Basic Printmaking    3  

Emphasis Course

ART class in area of concentration   3

Emphasis Course

ART 4910: Senior BFA Professional Practice   1   Emphasis Course      
Comments
Comments

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 4000: Secondary Art Methods II   3   Emphasis Course ART 4915: Senior BFA Exhibition   1   Emphasis Course
ART 4300: Clinical Experience II   1   Emphasis Course SCED 5200: Language, Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas (CI)   3  

Emphasis Course

SCED 5100: Motivation and Classroom Management   3   Emphasis Course SCED 5210: Learning Theory, Curriculum, and Assessment   3   Emphasis Course
ART class in area of concentration 3 Emphasis Course ART class in area of concentration    3 Emphasis Course
ART class in area of concentration  3 Emphasis Course ART class in area of concentration  3 Emphasis Course
Comments
Comments

Fifth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 5500: Student Teaching Seminar   2   Emphasis Course Courses listed this semester are
OPTIONAL for K-5 Endorsement/Licensure
ART 5630: Student Teaching in Secondary Schools   10   Emphasis Course ART 3700: Elementary Art Methods   3   Certification Option
      TEAL 3660: Educational Psychology for Teachers   2    
      HDFS 1500: Human Development Across the Lifespan (BSS)   3    

The BFA in Art Education is a professional art degree requiring above-average accomplishment in art. Only students demonstrating considerable promise will be accepted for this more demanding professional degree program. This degree requires 80 semester credits in Art, leaving 42 credits to fulfill all other General Education, University Studies and Secondary Education requirements. A GPA of 3.00 is required for the BFA degree. A grade of B- or better is required in all art (ART), art history (ARTH) and secondary education classes. Major requirements may not be taken for a pass/fail grade, except for courses only taught pass/fail. This degree fulfills the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.

Students must complete the General Education Requirements .

Students must complete the University Studies Depth Requirements .

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