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

(91 semester hours)

Foundation courses:
ART 102Color Theory and Practice1.5
ART 103Creative Practices in New Technology1.5
ART 104Problem Solving1.5
or ART 105 Technical Drawing
ART 106Introduction to Figure Drawing1.5
ART 111Design and Composition3
ART 121Observational Drawing3
ART 281Contemporary Art Forum1
Art History surveys:
ART 187History of Western Art: Prehistoric-Gothic3
ART 188History of Western Art: Renaissance - Modern3
200-level studio courses:
ART 231Painting I3
ART 241Printmaking I3
ART 255Introduction to Digital Imaging3
or ART 257 Photography
ART 261Ceramics I3
ART 264Jewelry Design and Metals I3
ART 271Sculpture I3
Art Education courses:
ART 195Introduction to Art Education3
ART 295Elementary Art Methods3
ART 296Secondary Art Methods3
ART 395Art Across the Curriculum3
ART 493Professional Dispositions in Art Education3
ART 495Art Education Practicum3
Student Teaching
ART 419Supervised Student Teaching in Art15
Required Education courses:
EDP 201Human Development and Learning in Social and Educational Contexts3
EDP 256Psychology of the Exceptional Learner3
EDT 446AIntegrating Literacy Across the Content Areas3
or MUS 226 Improving Reading through the Music Content Area
Technology course:3
Introduction to Digital Imaging
Art and Digital Tools I
Art and Digital Tools I
Technology + Media Literacy and Learning
Upper-level non-Western art history course (select one):3
Introduction to the Art of the Black Diaspora
History of Asian Art, China, Korea, and Japan
The Arts of African Peoples
Chinese Painting History
Modern & Contemporary East Asian Art
Arts of West Africa
Upper-level studio focus courses (select two):6
Painting II
Painting III
Printmaking II
Printmaking III
Photography II
Photography III
Ceramics II
Ceramics III
Jewelry Design and Metals II
Jewelry Design and Metals III
Sculpture II
Sculpture III
Letterpress Printing
Total Credit Hours91

Students must also complete all Global Miami Plan requirements.