Art (Bachelor of Science in Education, B.S.E.)

*Effective Fall 2020, this program is being phased out and has a 3-year teach out plan. More information can be found here.

The Bachelor of Science in Education degree with a major in Art leads to certification to teach Art in schools. Students who pursue this program should consider teaching as their immediate career goal.

General Studies
Students must complete General Studies courses42-47
Major Requirements
ART 110Beginning Drawing I3
ART 120Two-Dimensional Design3
ART 130Introduction to Tools and Techniques2
ART 140Ceramics I3
ART 160Beginning Drawing II3
ART 170Three-Dimensional Design3
ART 180Fibers3
ART 205Survey of Art History I3
Select one of the following:3
Design Software Applications
Printmaking I
Photography I
ART 255Survey of Art History II3
ART 257Theory and Criticism of Visual Culture3
ART 300Elementary Art Teaching: Philosophy and Methods3
ART 350Secondary Art Teaching: Philosophy and Methods3
ART 369Painting I3
ART 379Sculpture I3
ART 494Senior Seminar and Exhibit1
Select three additional credit hours of Art History3
Education Professional Sequence
Students must complete the Professional Sequence36

 Program Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a grade of C or higher in all major coursework.
  2. Earn an overall GPA of at least 2.75, a major GPA of 3.0 and a minimum 3.0 GPA in Education coursework.

University Graduation Requirements 

  1. Earn a minimum of 120 credit hours (100 level and higher, maximum of 6 CED credit hours applicable).
  2. Earn a minimum of 30 credit hours in upper-division courses.  Lower-division transfer courses accepted as meeting upper-division departmental course requirements cannot be used to fulfill this requirement.
  3. Earn 30 of the last 45 credit hours at MWSU in institutional coursework (exclusive of credit by examination).
  4. Participate in required departmental and campus wide assessments. 
  5. Fulfill the Missouri Constitution requirement.
  6. Successfully pass the Missouri Higher Education Civics Achievement exam.