Frequently asked questions
What is my degree called?
Is there an art education minor?
Your degree will
be a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Art
Education. Note that you aren’t required to have a minor. Your course work will
- studio art
- art history
- art education
- general education
- liberal studies
A minor in art
education is not offered.
Which art history courses must I take?
You must take ARH
141 and 142 (survey courses). These two courses also count for Liberal Studies
credits under Aesthetic and Humanistic Inquiry. Beyond these two art history
classes, you will choose two other art history classes.
Which art education classes must I take?
You must take ARE
200, 330W, 331, 421/308, 431, and 432. Pay attention to the semesters that the
courses are offered.
When should I enroll in art education classes?
It is best to
start art education courses in the fall so that you may enter with ARE 200 and
take the courses in sequence.
What are the GPA requirements?
You must carry a
C or better in all art education courses. If you intend to apply for any art
education scholarships, most donors require a minimum 3.0 GPA.
Which education courses must I take?
What other courses am I required to take?
You will take:
- EDF 200
- EPS 325
- BME 437 or ENG 406
- ECI 495C
To be certified and
endorsed as a teacher in the state of Arizona, you must take POS 220 or POS 110
What are the general requirements of the BS Ed in Secondary Education: Art Education?
When will I student teach?
May I work while I student teach?
What is the NES?
To become certified to teach in the state of Arizona, all teacher candidates must successfully complete the National Evaluation Series exams in Professional Knowledge Secondary and Art Content; they are two separate tests. It is advisable to take these exams prior to student teaching.