This major prepares students to be recommended by the Concordia College department of education for Minnesota licensure to teach art in grades K-12. To be eligible to complete this major, the student must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program.
The requirements for a major in art education, are 52 credits plus 35 credits in education:
|History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance 1
|History in Art II: Renaissance to Impressionism
|Select 4 credits in each of the following studio areas:
Beginning Drawing: ART 130
Graphic Design: ART 370
|Select two of the following 2-credit intermediate studio courses as concentration areas:
|Graphic Design II
|Philosophy of Art
|Methods of Teaching in Art: Elementary and Secondary (required methods of teaching course)
|Successful completion of the secondary/K-12 required coursework 2
It is recommended that HART 155 History in Art I: Origins to the Early Renaissance be taken during the freshman or sophomore year.
See Education: Coursework in Secondary/K-12 Education
Senior art teaching majors must participate in the Senior Art Exhibition. The teaching major in art qualifies graduates to teach art from kindergarten through grade 12.
Degree and Graduation Requirements
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, all students must complete the graduation requirements specified for their degree. See the Degree and Graduation Requirements section for more information.