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2021-22 University Catalog 
2021-22 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Teaching Art, BA

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Students wishing to teach must apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program (see Teacher Education Program: Admissions Policy). Admission is contingent upon a cumulative grade point average of 2.75; passing the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators exam with the following minimum scores – Math -150, Reading- 156, and Writing- 162; submission of several recommendations; and a successful interview with the education program faculty members. To be recommended for certification, candidates completing the program must have a minimum 2.75 GPA overall and in their education courses; have a successful conference on their Program Portfolio; have a passing score on the PRAXIS exam; pass student teaching, with written evaluations from supervising and coordinating field teachers; and complete all other program requirements as defined by the Education Program.

Teaching certification requirements in Kentucky (and generally in the nation) are undergoing far-reaching reviews and changes. It is essential that the prospective teacher maintain a close and continuing liaison with academic advisors and advisors in the education program so that appropriate planning can include state-mandated changes and requirements.

Major Requirements

Recommended Sequence of Courses: https://www.transy.edu/academics/program/art-and-art-history/teaching-art/course-sequence/

24 course units, including:

Required Courses

Art History

3 courses, to include:

  • 1 course in non-Western art history
  • 1 art history elective

1 of the Following Courses

(Should be taken by the end of junior year)

Studio Art Electives

2 at the 2000 level or above

Winter Term Requirements

Required of all majors during the winter term of senior year:

Allied Courses

Students must also take the following allied course:

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