Program Requirements

Program requirements

  1. General Education Program and Requirements
    Specific General Education Requirement: ART 271(3) or 272(3) or 273(3) or 274(3)
  2. Major Requirements (66 hours)
    1. Foundations (12 hours): ART 100(3), 101(3), 110(3), 115(3)
    2. Art History (9 hours): ART 271(3) or 272(3); ART 273(3) or 274(3); and ART 480(3) or 484(3)
    3. Studio Art (30 hours):
      1. ART 212(3), 215(3), 225(3), 235(3), 242(3) or 243(3), 253(3), 255(3)
      2. 3 courses from: ART 210(3), 223(3), 312(3), 315(3), 322(3), 323(3), 325(3), 335(3), 342(3), DES 300(3), PHI 320(3); or two courses plus ART 354(3) or 355(3) or 356(3)
    4. Art Education (15 hours): ART 360(3), 366(3), 401(3), 460(3), 466(3)
    5. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of ART 490(12).

  3. Professional Education Courses. Note: A grade of ā€œCā€ or better in each course is required for state certification.
    1. ART 360(3), 366(3), 401(3), 466(3), 490(12)
    2. Professional Education Required Core and Competencies - see Teacher Education Program
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements
  5. This program also requires compliance with the Teacher Education Program for eligibility to enroll in Professional Education courses; admission to and continuance in the Teacher Education Program; approval for supervised teaching; and recommendation for certification which includes following GPA requirements. All GPA requirements include both Missouri State and transfer grades.
    1. at least a 2.75 GPA on all course work attempted at all colleges attended
    2. at least a 3.00 GPA in the certificate subject area (major field of study) which includes all courses listed under B
    3. at least a 3.00 GPA in any additional certificate subject area
    4. at least a 3.00 GPA in the professional education courses which includes all courses listed under C; and no grade lower than a "C" in all professional education courses