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Art Education (BA)

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Art Education majors are encouraged to consult with advisors in the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education (call 801-626-6269) and in the Visual Arts Department (call 801-626-7273).

  • Program Prerequisite: Not required.
  • Minor: Required.
  • Grade Requirements: A grade of “C” or better in courses required for all majors and minors (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: A total of 120 credit hours is required for graduation. Of this total, 48 credit hours in Visual Arts are required. A total of 40 upper division credit hours is required by the university for graduation (courses numbered 3000 and above from any department).
  • Program Code: 3062BA
  • CIPC: 131302

Students who select the Art Education Major must satisfy the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Teacher Education Department ).


All Art Education majors should interview with the department chair/advisor early in their course of study. Call the Department of Visual Arts at 801-626-6455 for more information or to schedule an appointment.  (Also refer to the Department Advisor Referral List.)

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Admission Requirements

All Art Education majors must first declare a Major (program of study - see Enrollment Services and Information ) with the department secretary and must meet the Teacher Education admission and licensure requirements (see Department of Teacher Education ).

General Education

Refer to Degree Requirements  for either Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts requirements. See also specific requirements for the BS or BA listed under the major course requirements. The following Foundation courses will also fulfill general education requirements in the creative arts category: ARTH 1090  and ARTH 1100 .

Art Education Major Course Requirements for BA Degree

Foundation Courses (27 credit hours)

see Department of Visual Art and Design  

Note: For the Art History foundation course, Art Education majors must select  ARTH 3040  or ARTH 3045  (prerequisite ARTH 1100 ).

Studio Distribution (9 credit hours)

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Studio Electives (6 credit hours)

Select six credit hours of studio art coursework.

Language Courses Required to fulfill the BA

Refer to Degree and General Education Requirements in this catalog and complete Option 1 - Foreign Language listed under Requirements for Bachelor’s Degrees, or Option 2 - 6 credit hours of Foreign Language, plus ENGL 3080  and ARTH 3050 .

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