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Art Education Program of Study

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Start completing initial benchmarks during EDU 150.

2020-21 Academic Year

CLASS

CREDIT HOURS

FRESHMAN – 1st Semester

ART 110 Drawing I (fall only)

3

ART 101 Design (fall only)

3

ART 244 Art History Survey I (General Stuides CAT 4)

3

CNA 100 Principles of Human Communication (General Studies CAT 2)

3

ENG 102 Composition Skills (General Studies CAT 1)

3

 

 

FRESHMAN – 2nd Semester

ART 111 Drawing II (spring only)       

3

ART 204 Digital Imaging for Graphic Design (spring only)

2

ART 221 Painting I (spring only)

2

ART 245 Art History Survey II

3

EDU 150 Professional Education in a Diverse Society

3

Math by advisement (General Studies CAT 3)

3

   

Students should satisfactorily complete the Core exam before completion of the freshman year (or during the summer between freshman and sophomore). 

 

 

SOPHOMORE – 1st Semester

ART 281 Printmaking I (fall only)

3

ART 321 Painting II (fall only)

3

BIO 102 Intro to Biology (General Studies CAT 7)

3

EDU 250 Human Development and Cognition

3

PHI 101 Intro to Philosophy (General Studies CAT 6)

3

PSY 101 General Psychology (General Studies CAT 5)

3

   

SOPHOMORE – 2nd Semester

ART 200 Sophomore Review (spring only)

0

ART 251 Pottery and Ceramics I (spring only)

3

ART 271 Sculpture I (spring only)

3

HIS 120 World History (General Studies CAT 10)

3

EDU 275 Introduction to PK-12 Instruction

3

POS 100 American National Government (General Studies CAT 8)

3

Advancement to Level 2: Acceptance to Teacher Education Candidacy required before taking any 300 or 400 level EDU/SPD courses. 

 

JUNIOR -1st Semester

ART 302-307 Any 300-level Art History course

3

ART 322 Mixed Media (prereq: ART 111, 204, 221) (fall only)

3

ART 440 Multicultural Arts (fall only)

3

ART 351 Pottery and Ceramics II (fall only)

3

SPD 302 Inclusive Practicum for General and Special Educators

3

 

JUNIOR – 2nd Semester

ART 302-307 Any 300-level Art History course

3

ART 314 K-8 Art Curriculum (as needed)

3

ART 371 Sculpture II (spring only)

3

ART 381 Printmaking II (spring only)

3

EDU 310 Reading, Writing, and Assessment in Content Areas

2

FCS 207 Nutrition (General Studies CAT 9)

3

 

 

SENIOR – 1st Semester

ART 316 Secondary School Art (as needed)

3

ART 490 Senior Exhibit

1

EDU 409 Art Content Methods

3

EDU 414 Content Area Clinical

1

SPD 435/436 Social, Emotional Development, Behavior Intervention, and Prosocial Classroom Management 

3

Upper division electives

3

 

 

SENIOR – 2nd Semester

Advancement to Level 3: Clinical Practice

EDU 452 Clinical Practice and Seminar Elementary School

6

EDU 456 Clinical Practice and Seminar Secondary School

6

If no courses are taken during the summer, this program may take an additional semester for student teaching (above and beyond the four years). Taking courses in summer can help ease the load during fall and spring semesters.

All persons seeking Nebraska certification are required to provide proof of a passing score on the Praxis II content test designated for the area(s) of endorsement.  For information about the test requirements, please visit the Nebraska Department of Education website at www.education.ne.gov.