May 14, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog Archived Catalog

Art: Art Education, B.A.

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General Education

(see Certified General Education Courses  for list of approved courses) 

Rhetoric and Writing: (6 hours)

  • Two approved courses in rhetoric and writing

Fine Arts and Humanities: (12 hours)

Complete one approved course in each subcategory

Natural Sciences: (7-8 hours)

  • Two approved natural science courses, at least one including a laboratory component

Behavioral and Social Sciences: (6 hours)

  • Two approved behavioral or social science courses in two different disciplines

Mathematics: (3 hours)

  • One approved mathematics course

Non-Western Culture: (3 hours)

  • One approved non-western culture course

Foreign Language

  • Completion of two years in one foreign language or equivalent through placement.

Program Requirements

Additional Information and Notes

For graduation: 2.0 GPA in all required major and related courses (including specified General Education courses).

A minimum 2.75 average is required in all courses for the minor.

For licensure: 2.75 average cumulative, 2.75 average at UTC, and 2.75 average in education courses with no grade lower than C, 2.75 in content area with no grade lower than C. Please see for additional information regarding licensure requirements.

Students choosing to be certified in Art Education should pursue a BA in Art and declare a minor in Education. These individuals will be required to meet the requirement of the initial degree as well as requirements for admission to the Teacher Education Program and state licensure requirements. This may require additional coursework. Please see School of Education  for additional information regarding licensure requirements.

Minimum of 39 hours of 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Electives to complete 120 hours.

See Degree and Graduation Requirements  for additional requirements.

*Also satisfies requirement in the major.

#Also satisfies general education requirement.

ClearPath for Advising

The ClearPath for Advising guides provide students with an opportunity to see program requirements defined in a semester-by-semester format. The ClearPath for Advising guides also provide students with important tips, pointers, and suggestions for staying on track with progress toward the degree.  Your ClearPath is available through the Center for Advisement website at

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