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Teaching/Art Education Concentration

Requirements

The Art Major is available in two concentrations: Studio Art and Teaching/Art Education. Students should decide on an area of concentration by their junior year and notify the department.

The teaching/art education concentration offers a state-approved, single-subject matter program, providing courses required to enter a California teaching credential program in graduate school.

Note: The teaching concentration, requires 9 units of art history classes and 9 units of breadth courses from a single emphasis.

Total Approved Subject Matter Requirements60 units
Freshman
ART 130
Two-dimensional Design
3
ART 145
Drawing I
3
ART 120
Introduction to Computer Graphics
3
ART 146
Painting I
3
ART 135
Three-dimensional Design
3
Sophomore
ART 225
New Genre Art Forms I^
3
ART 310
Fundamental Art Experiences*
3
ART 311
Sculptural Objects and Functional Art
3
Art History Class (See below for details3
RAC Review
Select one of the following:
ART 210
Printmaking: Relief (spring only)
3
- or -
ART 211
Printmaking: Serigraph (fall only)
3
Junior
ART 403
Multicultural Art*
3
ART 312
Secondary Art: Methods, Materials, and Curriculum
3
ART 320
Digital Imaging
3
Art History Class3
Breadth Class3
Senior
ART 431
Gallery Design
3
ART 450
Portfolio
2–3
ART 499
Thesis/Project
1–4
Art History Class3
Breadth Class3
Breadth Class3

*Meets a General Education core requirement.

Computer Requirement

All majors in the Department of Art and Design are required to have a laptop computer with premium Adobe Suite or equivalent. It is recommended that graphic design majors also have Adobe Typekit.

Note: This information is current for the 2013-14 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.