Oct 16, 2019  
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

Art (BFA) - Concentration in K-12 Art Teacher Preparation

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Students in the BFA Art program will have the option to elect this concentration and take most of the required coursework as undergraduates at SRU to prepare for certification through Carlow University. BFA Art graduates with this concentration will enroll at Carlow University for a semester of student teaching, and will obtain K-12 Art Teacher Certification through Carlow University.

This concentration can be completed within the current curricular structure of the BFA degree, and with the addition of six College of Education classes. Students are required to take one class (at any level) in most studio art disciplines. See advisor.

This concentration includes all coursework and requirements specified by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, with student teaching and K-12 Art Teacher certification obtained through Carlow University.

Requirements for the Major - Credits: 78

Art History Electives - Credits: 6

Choose two of the following.  No class may be repeated for additional credit.

100-Level Electives - Credits: 9

Choose three from the following. No class may be repeated.

Portfolio Review

The ‘Portfolio Review’ must be passed before students are allowed to enroll in 300-level studio art classs. See advisor.

300-Level Electives - Credits: 12

Choose 12 credits from the following. Pre-requisite (6 credits) from any 200 level studio. Can repeat any class three times.

400-Level Electives - Credits: 9

Choose 9 credits from the following. Pre-requisite (6 credits) from any 300 level studio; can repeat any class twice.

Senior Project - Credits: 3

Senior Project prerequisite: any 400 level studio; by permission of instructor.

Choose one of the following:

Art Electives - Credits: 9

Recommended classes - required for certification:

Education Related Coursework - Credit: 21

After graduation from SRU

Students will enroll at Carlow University for one semester of student teaching. See advisor.

Certification Through Carlow University

Total of one semester, 12 credits: tuition is at Carlow University prices.

  • AE 409 - Elementary Art Student Teaching - Credits: 6
  • AE 410 - Secondary Art Student Teaching - Credits: 6

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