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  Oct 22, 2017
 
2017-2018 Catalog 
  
2017-2018 Catalog

Visual Arts Education Program (BS)


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Visual Arts and Art History Department information  

Program advisor:  F. Wagonlander

The Bachelor of Visual Arts Education, as a K-12 certification, has the following requirements, which differ from those of secondary programs in other disciplines.  In unusual circumstances, courses may be taken out of sequence with consent of the Art and Art History Department.

Professional requirements are to be completed in three phases, in sequence, during which the student creates an Individual Major Portfolio.  A minimum grade of B (3.0) is required in each course.

In addition, for progression from phase to phase and completion of the program, minimum GPAs of B (3.0) or higher in the professional coursework and overall are required.

Discipline-Specific Requirements


B. Studio Art (36 credits)


Computer Graphics (3 credits)


Two-Dimensional Disciplines (6 credits)


Six additional credits, including at least one course at the 300 or 400 level, chosen to include two of the following two-dimensional disciplines:

Three-Dimensional Disciplines (6 credits)


Six additional credits including at least one course at the 300 or 400 level, chosen to include two of the following three-dimensional disciplines:

Concentration Electives (6 credits)


Six credits at the 300 and/or 400 level in an area of concentration (i.e., painting and drawing, printmaking, sculpture, graphic design, photography or ceramics).

C. Additional Requirements


All requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Science degree , including General Education requirements .

Professional Requirements


A. Course Requirements


B. Transition Requirements


Acceptance to Phase II


  1. Completion of at least 55 credits (junior standing), including at least 18 credits in the major and 12 in the minor
  2. Interview with the TCP advisor, to include discussion of the Dispositions Inventory
  3. Successful completion of the MTTC Professional Readiness Examination (PRE)
  4. Completion and acceptance of an application to Phase II, including a felony/misdemeanor form

Acceptance to Phase III


  1. Completion of at least 85 credits (senior standing)
  2. Interview with the TCP advisor, to include discussion of the Dispositions Inventory and pieces for the Individual Major Portfolio
  3. Completion and acceptance of an application to Phase III, including a felony/misdemeanor form

Recommendation for Teacher Certification


  1. Completion of at least 124 credits, including all major requirements
  2. Exit interview with the TCP advisor, to include discussion of the completed Individual Major Portfolio and results of the Student Teaching Evaluation
  3. Completion of the MTTC (Michigan Test for Teacher Certification) subject area test in the major and minor (where applicable), with a passing score on the major area test
  4. Completion of an advanced and valid course in first aid and adult and child CPR from an approved provider
  5. Completion of all paperwork necessary for certification, including a felony/misdemeanor form

Note


Prospective candidates should also study the section entitled General Requirements for Teacher Certification .


Minimum Credits for the Degree: 124 credits

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