2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Art Education, BFA

To earn the BFA with a major in art education, students must complete the requirements outlined below.

University Requirements

Undergraduate degree (124 hours minimum)

Upper-level coursework taken at TCU (42 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum (39 hours minimum)

TCU Core Curriculum requirements can range from 39 to 63 hours depending on the choice of courses. Some courses may count in more than one area.

Art Requirements

Studio Courses (30 hours)

ARST 10103Drawing I

3

ARST 10113Drawing II

3

ARST 10123Design and Color

3

ARST 10133Three Dimensional Design

3

ARST 20143Painting

3

 

ARST 20163Printmaking (Etching)

3

OR

ARST 20173Printmaking (Lithography)

3

OR

ARST 20183Printmaking (Screenprinting)

3

 

ARST 20213Ceramics

3

ARST 20243Sculpture

3

ARST 20743Photography

3

Art Elective

Elective

ARST 20000 level

OR

ARST 30000 level or above

3

Art Education Courses (12 hours)

ARED 10803Basics in Art

3

ARED 30013Approaches to Studio Art

3

ARED 30803The Child and Visual Arts

3

ARED 40803Essentials of Visual Arts

3

Art History (12 hours)

ARHI 10043Introduction to Art History

3

ARHI 20000 level

3

ARHI 30000 level or above (for a total of 6 hours at this level)

6

Upper-level Art Electives (12 hours)

Education Requirements

Oral Communication (3 hours)

Required for admission to the College of Education;

COMM 10123Communicating Effectively

3

OR

COMM 20103

3

OR

COMM 20133

3

ED Psych/Development (6 hours)

EDUC 30123Educational Psychology

3

EDUC 30143Child and Adolescent Development

3

Education Certification (13 hours)

EDSE 30013Professional Roles and Responsibilities

3

EDSP 30603Study of Exceptional Students

3

EDSE 30001Professional Practice Seminar

1

EDSE 40213Promoting Literacy in the Content Areas

3

Student Teaching (6 hours)

EDUC 40966All Level Student Teaching

6

Suggested Courses for Freshman Year

Fall (15 hours)

TCU Core Curriculum (9 hours)

OCO Oral Communication

HT Historical Traditions

3

RT Religious Traditions

3

Art Courses (6 hours)

ARST 10103Drawing I

3

ARST 10123Design and Color

3

Art History Course (3 hours)

ARHI 10043Introduction to Art History

3

Spring (15 hours)

TCU Core Curriculum (9 hours)

RT Religious Traditions

3

NSC Natural Sciences

Art Courses (6 hours)

ARST 10113Drawing II

3

ARST 10133Three Dimensional Design

3

ARED 10803Basics in Art

3