Art Education Emphasis

ART Major

Art majors may complete an emphasis in Art Education leading to teacher licensure from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Only those requirements for coursework in Art are listed here. For additional information about admission to the teacher education program, consult the Education Office (, or the Office of Academic Advising, or refer to the Education program description in this catalog. For advising information, see the Art Education adviser.

Supporting Core Courses43
Art History
History of the Visual Arts: Ancient to Medieval
History of the Visual Arts II: Renaissance to Modern
Modern Art
Contemporary Art
Design Core
Tools, Safety, and Materials
Introductory Drawing
Three Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Design
Two-Dimensional Studios
Introduction to Painting
Introduction to Photography
Introduction to Printmaking
Three-Dimensional Studios
Introduction to Sculpture
Introduction to Ceramics
Introduction to Woodworking and Furniture Design
Introduction to Fibers/Textiles
Introduction to Jewelry/Metals
Upper-Level Core Courses24
Required Core Courses
Teaching Art in the Middle and Secondary Schools
Drawing (choose one of the following courses):
Intermediate Drawing
Figure Drawing
Art History (choose two of the following courses):
Modern American Culture
Women, Art and Image
History of Photography
Art of the First Nations
Precolumbian Art of Mesoamerica
African Art
Asian Art
Choose 12 credits of Studio Art courses 1
Total Credits67