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2021-22 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education, B.S.


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Art and Design  
615-898-2455
Debrah Sickler-Voigt, program coordinator
Debrah.Sickler-Voigt@mtsu.edu

The B.S. program in Art Education is designed for those interested in teaching in schools and community settings. All students pursuing a major in Art Education are required to complete the General Education requirements as specified by the department and as required for certification. Students should consult with their advisors each semester in order to plan their schedule of courses.

Students majoring in Art Education may minor in Secondary Education  with K-12 licensure or select any minor or additional electives in lieu of the Secondary Education Minor.

Academic Map


Following is a printable, suggested four-year schedule of courses:

Art Education, B.S., Academic Map   

Degree Requirements


General Education 41 hours
Major Requirements 55 hours*
Secondary Education Minor 27 hours
TOTAL 120-123 hours
OR Minor (in lieu of Sec. Ed. Minor) 15-18 hours
OR Electives (in lieu of Sec. Ed. Minor) 6-12 hours
TOTAL 120 hours

*This program requires courses that can also fulfill requirements of the General Education curriculum. If courses for this program are also used to fulfill General Education requirements, the program of study may be completed in 120 hours.

NOTE: If Secondary Education minor selected, minor and electives not taken.

General Education (41 hours)


General Education  requirements include courses in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

The following course required by the program meets General Education requirements:

Major Requirements (55 hours)


Art Education Concentration (40 hours)


Art Electives (10 hours)

Minimum one 2D and one 3D required

Secondary Education Minor (27 hours)


Optional Minor (15-18 hours)


  • Taken if students opt not to pursue licensure

Optional Electives (6-12 hours)


  • Taken if students opt not to pursue licensure

Curriculum: Art Education


Curricular listings include General Education  requirements in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

Freshman Fall


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Freshman Spring


Subtotal: 16 Hours


Subtotal: 18 Hours


Subtotal: 18 Hours


Junior Fall


Subtotal: 15 Hours


Junior Spring


Subtotal: 13 Hours


Senior Fall


Subtotal: 12 Hours


Senior Spring


Subtotal: 12 Hours


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