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    Apr 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education, A.A.


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To teach art in Illinois public schools, teachers must be licensed by the State of Illinois. To transfer into an approved bachelor’s program in art education as a junior, students must complete a minimum of 60 semester credits. Since admission is competitive, completion of the courses recommended below does not guarantee admission. Community college students are strongly encouraged to complete an Associate in Arts degree prior to transfer. Students should be aware that a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale is usually required for program admission.

Suggested Curriculum


I. General Education Core (37-38)


Area A: Communication (9 credits)


Area B: Humanities and Fine Arts (9 credits)


Area C: Mathematics (3 credits)


Select one math course from the list for Area C .

Area D: Physical and Life Sciences (7-8 credits)


Select one life science course and one physical science course from the list for Area D . One course must have a lab component.

Area E: Social and Behavioral Sciences (9 credits)


II. Area of Concentration/Major Field (15-21)


Art Core Courses (12 credits)


Select at least one studio art course from the following:


III. Electives (3-10)


Select from the following teacher education electives:


Additional non-Western course from:


Required A.A. Degree Program Total: 62 credits


Each college and university has its own major requirements and transfer policies. Consult the schools you are considering and a PSC advisor to discuss courses and their transferability.

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