B.A. in Art Education with Teacher Certification (EC-12)

St. Mary's University Core 1
SMC 1301Foundations of Civilization3
SMC 1311Foundations of Reflection:Self3
SMC 1312Foundations of Reflection: Nature3
SMC 1313Foundations of Reflection: Others3
SMC 1314Foundations of Reflection: God3
SMC 2301Foundations of Practice: Ethics3
SMC 2302Foundations of Practice: Civic Engagement and Social Action3
SMC 2303Foundations of Practice:Fine Arts and Creative Process3
SMC 2304Foundations of Practice: Literature3
SMC 4301Capstone Seminar: Prospects for Community & Civilization3
School of Humanities and Social Sciences School Specific Core
Select one of the following:
Fundamentals of Oral Communication
Business and Professional Communication
Argumentation and Debate
Rhetoric & Composition 23
Rhetoric and Composition
College Algebra
Foreign Languages6
Select one of the following options:
6 hours at the sophomore level (2311, 2312) in a Foreign Language previously studied for a minimum of one year
6 hours of introductory level (1311, 1312) in a Foreign Language not previously studied
12 hours of CLEP credit for a language previously studied
Select one of the following:
Select any HS course
Fundamentals of Business Enterprise
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introductory Macroeconomic Theory
Introductory Microeconomic Theory
American National Government
Texas State & Local Government
Introduction to Global Affairs
General Psychology
Introductory Sociology
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Perspectives and Themes in Social Science
Select one of the following:
General Biology for Non-Majors
General Biology for Non-Majors II
Food & Nutrition I
Food & Nutrition II
Preparatory Chemistry
Chem Concepts & Applications
General Chemistry I
General Chemistry II
General Geology
Geology of Earth Resources
Geology of Energy Resources
Intro. Environmental Science
Physics Concepts & Application
Modern Astronomy
General Physics I
General Physics II
Select one of the following:
Advanced Theology 33XX
Advanced Theology 43XX
Advanced Theology 53XX
Perspectives and Themes in History, Philosophy and/or Theology
Fine Arts3
Select one course from DM or MU
Select any EN 23XX literature course
Art Major Courses
AR 1301Drawing I3
AR 1311Design fundamentals3
or AR 1312 Color Theory
AR 23013-D Design3
or AR 3331 Sculpture
AR 2321Painting I3
AR 2361History of Art: Ancient through Medieval3
AR 2362History of Art: Renaissance to Present3
AR 3351Printmaking3
AR 3341Art Problems3
AR 3381History of Art Applied3
AR 3392Photography3
Professional Development Courses
ED 3302The American Secondary School3
ED 3330Teaching Diverse Populations3
ED 3350Reading-- Teaching Reading in the Secondary Content Areas3
ED 3361Adolescent Development in the School Setting3
ED 3362Teaching-Learning and Secondary Methods3
ED 4388Professional Development Seminar-Secondary3
ED 4689Student Teaching-Secondary6
Select an elective from any courses taken from any college level course in any discipline.
Proficiency in Information Technology and Information Literacy
For this major, this requirement will be fulfilled by passing the iSkills test with 250 or higher, or "B-" or higher in ED 3302.
Total Semester Hours120

This is a recommended degree plan subject to changes. Please meet with you advisor on a regular basis.

First Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 13XX 3SMC 13XX 3
EN 13113SMC 13XX3
AR 13013AR 1311 or 13123
ND 01010 
 15 15
Second Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 23XX 3Foreign Language3
Foreign Language3AR 23213
AR 2301 or 33313AR 2361 or 23623
 15 18
Third Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
Fine Arts3SMC 23XX 3
History/Social Science3Science3
AR 33923AR 2362 or 23613
ED 33023ED 33303
Elective3ED 33613
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallSemester HoursSpringSemester Hours
SMC 43013ED 43383
AR 33413ED 46896
AR 33813 
AR 33513 
ED 33503 
ED 33623 
 18 9
Total Semester Hours 120