Admission Requirements

To begin course work in the field of art and design education, you initially need to be admitted to Missouri State. Before completing 75 credit hours, you must also be admitted to a degree program.

The admission process

To gain full admittance into the art and design education program, follow the steps below:

  1. Declare or change your major to art and design education by visiting the Academic Advisement Center.
  2. Meet with your assigned advisor to discuss admission requirements and to develop a plan of study.
  3. Complete the program’s admission requirements.
  4. Work with the art and design department to complete the Application to a Degree Program form to update your record.

When you declare your major, you will be listed as a pre-major until you satisfy all admission requirements.

Admission requirements

In addition to completing Foundations courses (ART 100, 101, 110, 115) students must have a combined GPA (Missouri State and transfer combined) of at least 2.50, GPA in Art and Design of 2.50, "C" or higher in ART 360. Application for admission to the degree program may be made after completion of 30 hours and must be made before 75 hours have been completed.