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BFA Program Plan

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To earn your BFA in Studio Art with Teaching Certification you will follow a course plan established by the School of Art & Design.

Your coursework will include:

  • Core Curriculum
  • Major courses in Art Foundations, Studio Art, Art History, Art Theory (Art Education), Advanced Art Electives and Senior Show.
  • Certification Courses in Curriculum and Instruction, the Block Courses and Student Teaching

To stay on track and graduate on time, follow the Program Plan:

BFA Major in Studio Art with Teacher Certification in Art

Coursework Plan (PDF) & Course Descriptions

In addition to the Advising Center at the College of Fine Arts, and the School of Art & Design curriculum advisors, your Art Education program faculty are here to help you decide which courses to take, and when to take them.

While you are completing your major coursework, you will apply for Admittance to the Educator Preparation Program through the Office of Educator Preparation (OEP). For more information on each part of the process, consult the OEP webpage and follow their links: Admittance, Blocks, Testing, Student Teaching.