Art, Art Education Emphasis
Arkansas State University
Degree:  Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major:  Art, Art Education Emphasis
2006-2007

This degree plan exceeds 8 semesters.

Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X   HIST 1023 World Civilization since 1660 3 X
ART 1033 Drawing I 3     PE  1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
ART 1013 Design I* 3     ART 1043 Drawing II 3  
ARTH 2583 Survey of Art History I* 3     ART 1023 Design II 3  
  *ART 1013, FYE even       ARTH 2593 Survey of Art History II 3  
*ARTH 2583, FYE odd
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
BIOL 1003 Biological Science 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab 1 X
ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X   ART 3703 Watercolor 3  
ART 2013 Design III 3     SCED 2514 Intro to Secondary Teaching 4  
ART 3033 Drawing III 3     ART 3093 Ceramics 3  
ART 3083 Printmaking 3     ART 3063 Painting 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   17  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
POSC 2103 Intro to U. S. Government 3 X   SCOM 1203  Oral Communications (Critical Thinking/Teacher Ed req.) 3 X
MUS 2503 Fine Arts Musical 3 X   THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theatre 3 X
ART 3103 Sculpture 3     PSY 2013 Introduction to Psychology 3 X
ARTH 3000 Art History 3     HLTH 2513 Principles of Personal Health 3  
ART 4033 Advanced Drawing  3     ARTH  3000 Art History 3  
          SE 3643 The Exceptional Student in the Regular Classroom 3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   18  
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 2003 or 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Lit I or II or Intro to Philosophy 3 X   HIST 2763 or 2773 or SOC 2213 or ECON 2313 or 2333 US to 1876 or Since 1876 or Intro to Sociology or Prin of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts 3 X
Gen Ed Enhancement Any gen ed course not previously taken or course from approved enhancement list 3 X   ARED 4703 Concepts in Art Education 3  
ART 3000/4000 Studio Art 3     ART 3000/4000 Studio Art 3  
ART 3000/4000 Studio Art 3     SCED 4713 Educational Measurement with Computer Applications 3  
ARTH 3000 Art History 3     ARED 3803 Teaching Art in the Elementary Grades 3  
PSY 3703 Educational Psychology 3            
Total Hours   18     Total Hours   15  
Year 5   Year 5
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART 3000/4000 Studio Art 3     TIAR 4826 Teaching Intern/Secondary 12  
ART 3000/4000 Studio Art 3            
EDAR 4523 Methods and Materials in Art 3            
SCED 3515 Performance Based Instructional Design 5            
ART 4330 Senior Exhibition              
Total Hours   14     Total Hours   12  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 80     Total Degree Hours 157  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.75 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.50 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
Minimum 45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
157 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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