This emphasis is designed for those interested in professional preparation for teaching art. The program meets the State of Kansas art teacher certification requirements for elementary and secondary levels (K-12) of public instruction. Basic art studio, history, and pedagogy courses make up one of the three components of the degree. The other two components consist of a required group of general education courses and a required group of professional education courses.
Students must file an application for admission to teacher education before they will receive credit for pre-professional laboratory experiences in the BSED program. See appropriate section of this catalog for teacher education requirements and procedures. Clarification of requirements for teacher certification should be sought from the Director of Teacher Education, College of Education.
Students must request dual certification assignments (elementary and secondary) when signing up for professional semester and taking EDUC 475 and EDUC 482.
* See Admission to Professional Semester for professional education grade point requirements for admission to the professional semester.
Must be admitted to Teacher Education to enroll in PSYCH 357 and EDUC 520.
* General Education Requirements for Students Preparing to Teach Secondary School. Also see scholastic achievement requirements for admission to teacher education for secondary teaching majors Scholastic Achievement in Common Core.
Total hours for Bachelor of Fine Arts- Art Education (149-156 hours)