Art Comprehensive Major: K- 12 Art Education Licensure Emphasis

Program Requirements

This program provides students with Art content coursework necessary to earn the State of Colorado License in Art Education for K-12 teaching. Specific Education courses which are also required for Art Education Licensure are arranged through the Education Department (see description under Education).

A minimum of 48 credits is required, including the 24-credit Art Foundation Courses:

Art Foundation Courses
Fall Offerings
ART 119Foundation Drawing I3
ART 171Foundation Design: Two-Dimensional3
ART 222Art History I3
ART 400Artist's Portfolio/Senior Exhibition3
Spring Offerings
ART 120Foundation Drawing II3
ART 172Foundation Design: Three-Dimensional3
ART 223Art History II3
Offered both Fall and Spring
ART 000Exhibition and Convocation Attendance (six semesters with “S” grade required)0
ART 319Intermediate Drawing3
Total Credits24

And the following 24 credits:

Fall Offerings
ART 203Introduction to Ceramics3
ART 230Introduction to Sculpture3
ART 235Introduction to Jewelry3
ART 257Introduction to Printmaking3
ART 280Introduction to Painting3
ART 283Introduction to Airbrush3
Spring Offerings
Select two of the following:6
Calligraphy/Typography
Intermediate Ceramics
Intermediate Sculpture
Intermediate Pintmaking
Intermediate Painting
Total Credits24

It is recommended that students majoring in the Art Education Licensure Emphasis include COM 119 Introduction to Film, and MUS 140 Introduction to Music, in their General Education Liberal Arts Area III electives.