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Art Education Composite (BA)

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Art Education Composite Major

Art Education majors are encouraged to consult with advisors in the Jerry and Vickie Moyes College of Education (call 801-626-6269) and K. Stevenson 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: 3072BA
  • CIPC: 131302

Students who select the Art Education Composite 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 and K. Stevenson at 801-626-7273 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 and General Education 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 Composite Major Course Requirements for BS or BA Degree

Foundation Courses (27 credit hours)

see Department of Visual Art and Design 

Note: For the Art History foundation course, Art Education Composite majors must select either ARTH 3040  or ARTH 3050  (prerequisite ARTH 1100 CA )

Studio Distribution (9 credit hours)

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Select one of the following

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.


In addition, students must fulfill 24 credit hours within the chosen science field required for the minor. Minors include: Botany, Chemistry, Earth Science, Geology, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology, Math, Psychology, Anthropology, Information Systems and Technologies, Economics, Nutrition Education.

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