Art and Design at Missouri State

BSEd Four-Year Degree Plan: Art Education

The Art Education degree at Missouri State can be completed in eight regular semesters. However, a four-year degree plan does not take into account dual credit or transfer credit that you may bring upon admission to the University. Make an appointment with your advisor to discuss schedules and options.

Course Rotation

The course schedule is a tentative plan for future semesters. These courses and modalities are subject to change based on available faculty.

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The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
General Education 3
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
ART 100 2D Design 3
ART 115 Drawing I 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
ENG 110 Writing I
or COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking
3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
General Education 3
ART 110 Introduction to New Media 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours18

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
EDC 150 Introduction to Teaching 0
PSY 360 Educational Psychology 3
Studio Art requirement 3
Studio Art requirement 3
General Education 3
General Education: Science with lab 4
Total hours16

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3
SEC 302 General Methods of Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools 3
ART 360 Introduction to Art Education 3
Studio Art requirement 3
Studio Art requirement 3
General Education 3
Total hours18

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 366 Elementary Art Education 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
EDC 350 School and Society 3
EDT 365 Educational Applications of Technology and Media 3
Studio Art requirement 3
ART 271 History of Western Art I
or ART 272 History of Western Art II
3
Total hours18

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
RDG 474 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields 3
SPE 340 Educational Alternative for Exceptional Students 2
General Education: Science 3
ART 273 Survey of the Art of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
or ART 274 Survey of Asian Art
3
ART 401 Teaching of Art 3
Studio Art requirement 3
Total hours18

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
ART 460 Critical Studies in Art Education 3
ART 466 Art Education Practicum 3
Studio Art requirement 3
Art Elective 3
ART 480 Modern Art
or ART 484 Contemporary Art
3
Total hours15

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
PSY 486 Management and Assessment in the Middle and Secondary Classroom 3
Studio Art elective - 300 or above 3
Studio Art elective - 300 or above 3
General Education 3
General Education 3
Total hours15

Student Teaching Block

CoursesHours
ART 490 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Art and Design) 5-6
ART 491 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Art and Design) 5-6
Total hours12

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