“Art Teacher track”

Suggested courses for student wanting to become Middle/H.S. art teacher

(Informal Advising guide for MAT candidate who plans to seek Art Endorsement)

Art & Design major

(84 credits)

Foundation courses: (16)

_____ A 115 Beginning Design: 2D

_____ A 116 Beginning Design: 3D

_____ A 120 Foundations of Digital Art

_____ A 130 Beginning Drawing

Art History: (12)

_____ A 204 Art History: Prehistoric-Late Antiquity

_____ A 205 Art History: Middle Ages-Renaissance

_____ A 206 Art History: Baroque-Contemporary

200-Level courses: (16) see advisor

Hint: Check which of these are prerequisites for upper division courses you want to take later.

Pick four of these. Try to get both 2-D and 3-D experiences

_____ A220 Intro to Typography

_____ A 230 Intro to Life Drawing

_____ A 250 Intro to Ceramics

_____ A 262 Photo & Digital Images

_____ A 270 Intro to Printmaking

_____ A 280 Intro to Painting

_____ A 290 Intro to Sculpture

Upper division courses: (36) see advisor

Suggestion: You may take multiple classes within a single field but work to get breadth in both 2D and 3D mediums, as well as some additional contemporary art history.

Pick nine 300- or 400- level classes from these fields.

_____ Art History: Modernism

_____ Drawing

_____ Ceramics

_____ Printmaking

_____ Painting

_____ Sculpture

_____ Photography & Digital Images

_____ Interactive Media

_____ Graphic Design

_____ Video & Animation