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
Total hours17
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

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours16
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

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
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

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours15
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

Student Teaching Block

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

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