Recommended Academic Plan for Bachelor of Science in Art Education (at University Park only) (134 min. credits)

Effective Fall 2015 (last Senate update)

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
Art 011S First-Year Seminar-School of Visual ArtsNotes for: Art 001S

Art 001S

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
ART 110 Ideas as Visual ImagesNotes for: ART 110

ART 110

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 101S Intro to Art Education (FYS)Notes for: A ED 101S

A ED 101S

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART H 111 (GA;IL) Ancient to Medieval ArtNotes for: ART H 111

ART H 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
ENGL 015 (GWS) Rhetoric and Composition

ENGL 015

or ENGL 030* (GWS) Honors Freshman Composition

ENGL 030

3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
ART 111 Ideas as ObjectsNotes for: ART 111

ART 111

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 201W History and Philosophy of Art Education in Schools and Cultural InstitutionsNotes for: A ED 201W

A ED 201W

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART H 112 (GA;IL) Renaissance to Modern ArtNotes for: ART H 112

ART H 112

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
PSYCH 100 (GS) Introductory PsychologyNotes for: PSYCH 100

PSYCH 100

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Quantification (GQ)

Quantification (GQ)

3
Total credits 15

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
ART 200-level Notes for: ART 200-level

ART 200-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 211 Interpreting Art Experience: Social and Behavioral PerspectivesNotes for: A ED 211

A ED 211

concurrent with A ED 212
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 212 Interpreting Art Experience: Educational ImplicationsNotes for: A ED 212

A ED 212

concurrent with A ED 211
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
EDPSY 014 Learning and InstructionNotes for: EDPSY 014

EDPSY 014

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Humanities (GH) - literature courseNotes for: Humanities (GH)

Humanities (GH)

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 16

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ART 200-levelNotes for: ART 200-level

ART 200-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 225 (GA;US) Diversity, Pedagogy, and Visual CultureNotes for: A ED 225

A ED 225

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART 122Y Commentary on ArtNotes for: ART 122Y

ART 122Y

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART H 300/400 levelNotes for: ART H 300/400 level

ART H 300/400 level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
APLNG 200 (GH;IL) Introduction to Language, Culture, and Social InteractionNotes for: APLNG 200

APLNG 200

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or APLNG 210 (GH;IL) The Ecology of Global EnglishNotes for: APLNG 210

APLNG 210

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or C I 280 (GH) Introduction to Teaching English to English Language Learners Notes for: C I 280

C I 280

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
Social/Behavioral Sciences (GS)Notes for: Social/Behavioral Sciencs (GS)

Social/Behavioral Sciencs (GS)

EDPSY 010 recommended
3
Total credits 18

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
ART 200-level Notes for: ART 200-level

ART 200-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 322 Visual Culture and Instructional TechnologyNotes for: A ED 322

A ED 322

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 323 Visual Culture and Art EducationNotes for: A ED 323

A ED 323

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART H 300/400-levelNotes for: ART H 300/400 level

ART H 300/400 level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
ENGL 202 (GWS) Effective Writing

ENGL 202 (GWS)

3
Total credits 18

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
ART 200-levelNotes for: ART 200-level

ART 200-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 401 Curricula, Pedagogy, and Assessment in Art EducationNotes for: A ED 401

A ED 401

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART 300/400-levelNotes for: ART 300/400-level

ART 300/400-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
SPLED 400Notes for: SPLED 400

SPLED 400

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Natural Sciences (GN)

Natural Sciences (GN)

3
Total credits 17

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
A ED 489 Advanced PracticumNotes for: A ED 489

A ED 489

concurrent with A ED 490
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
A ED 490 Capstone Course Notes for: A ED 490

A ED 490

concurrent with A ED 489
Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
SPLED 403BNotes for: SPLED 403B

SPLED 403B

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
ART 300/400-levelNotes for: ART 300/400-level

ART 300/400-level

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

Health and Physical Activity (GHA)

3
CAS 100 (GWS) Effective Speech

CAS 100 (GWS)

3
Total credits 19

Semester 8 (Relocation to Pittsburgh Area required)

Course DetailsCredits
A ED 495A Art Education Student Teaching PracticumNotes for: A ED 495A

A ED 495A

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or A ED 495C Art Education Student Teaching PracticumNotes for: A ED 495C

A ED 495C

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
7
A ED 495B Art Education Student Teaching PracticumNotes for: A ED 495B

A ED 495B

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or A ED 495D Art Education Student Teaching PracticumNotes for: A ED 495D

A ED 495D

Requirements for this course
  • # Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.#
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
8
Total credits 15

Additional Notes

Toal minimum credits required: 134

  • GWS, GHA, GQ, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.
  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to designate courses that satisfy University United States/International Cultures requirements.
  • W is the code used to designate courses that satisfy University Writing Across the Curriculum requirement.

Program Notes:  

Student must meet entrance requirements for all teacher preparation programs, which include specific courses with at least C grades, tests, 80 hours of experience with student populations, and a minimum Penn State grade-point average of 3.00.

*Effective Fall 2012, all incoming Schreyer Honors College freshmen at University Park will take ENGL/CAS 137H in the fall semester and ENGL/CAS 138T in the spring semester. These courses carry GWS designation and replace both ENGL 030 and CAS 100. Each course is 3 credits. At the discretion of the college, ENGL/CAS 138T satisfies the first-year seminar requirement.

Change of Major Requirements:  A minimum grade point average of 2.0 and a successful portfolio review are required.  

Portfolio Requirements:  www.sova.psu.edu/portfoliocom.html

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

A ED 211
concurrent with A ED 212
A ED 212
concurrent with A ED 211
Social/Behavioral Sciencs (GS)
EDPSY 010 recommended
A ED 489
concurrent with A ED 490
A ED 490
concurrent with A ED 489