Art Education- Bachelor of Science in Art with Multi-Age Visual Arts Licensure

This program prepares the student for licensure as an art teacher in Ohio Public Schools. It leads to the Bachelor of Science in Art with Multi-Age Visual Arts License (Prekindergarten through grade 12, ages 3-21). Accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), and the State of Ohio Department of Education Teacher Licensure Standards, it is in compliance with current guidelines from Ohio’s Academic Content Standards (Visual Arts) and the National Art Education Association (NAEA).

A student must plan a program with an art education advisor in the Department of Art and demonstrate progress toward candidacy for licensure by successfully completing key assessments and indicators and achieving benchmarks to pass programmatic reviews.

For information, contact an advisor in the Department of Art, 124 Art Building, 513-529-2900.

Program Requirements

(92 semester hours)

Plan of Study Grid
First YearCredit Hour
ART 102 Color Theory and Practice 1.5
ART 103 Creative Practices in New Technology 1.5
ART 104
Problem Solving
or Technical Drawing
ART 106 Introduction to Figure Drawing 1.5
ART 111 Design and Composition 3
ART 121 Observational Drawing 3
ART 187 History of Western Art: Prehistoric-Gothic 3
ART 188 History of Western Art: Renaissance - Modern 3
ART 195 Introduction to Art Education 3
ART 281 Contemporary Art Forum 1
 Credit Hours22
Second Year
ART 295 Elementary Art Methods 3
ART 296 Secondary Art Methods 3
EDP 201 Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts 3
200 level studio 3,3,3,3
 Credit Hours21
Third Year
ART 395 Art Across the Curriculum 3
ART 493 Professional Dispositions in Art Education 3
EDP 256 Psychology of the Exceptional Learner 3
EDP 279
Technology + Media Literacy and Learning
or Art and Digital Tools I
or Introduction to Digital Imaging
200 level studio 3,3
300 level studio focus 3
EDT 446A/EDT 546A
Integrating Literacy Across the Content Areas
or Improving Reading through the Music Content Area
 Credit Hours24
Fourth Year
300-level studio focus 3
ART 495 Art Education Practicum 3
Upper-Level Art History 3
History of Asian Art, China, Korea, and Japan  
Chinese Painting History  
Japanese Paintings and Prints  
Art of the Early 20th Century  
Art of the Late 20th Century  
ART 419 Supervised Student Teaching in Art 16
 Credit Hours25
 Total Credit Hours92

200-Level Studio

ART 231Painting I3
ART 241Printmaking I3
ART 255Introduction to Digital Imaging 13
or ART 257 Photography
ART 261Ceramics I3
ART 264Jewelry Design and Metals I3
ART 271Sculpture I3

ART 255 can NOT "double dip" as your technology requirement AND your photography requirement.

300-Level Studio Focus

ART 331Painting II3
ART 332Painting III3
ART 341Printmaking II3
ART 342Printmaking III3
ART 357Photography II3
ART 358Photography III3
ART 361Ceramics II3
ART 362Ceramics III3
ART 364Jewelry Design and Metals II3
ART 365Jewelry Design and Metals III3
ART 371Sculpture II3
ART 372Sculpture III3

Students must also complete all Global Miami Plan requirements.