Art K-12 Teaching Field Endorsement Bachelor of Arts in Education

Offered by Department of Art and Design

General Requirements
Foundational Requirements (LOPERs 1-4)12
LOPER 2: Writing Skills
Introduction of Academic Writing
LOPER 3: Oral Communication Skills
Fundamentals of Speech Communication
Broad Knowledge Requirements (LOPERs 5-8)12
LOPER 7: Social Science
Introduction to American Politics
Dispositional Requirements (LOPERs 9-10) 16
LOPER 10: Respect for Human Diversity
Teaching in a Democratic Society
Wellness (LOPER 11) Optional0
Program Specified Requirements6
Special Topics in Academic Writing and Research
Healthy Wealthy and Wise
Professional Sequence
Select 23 credit hours including: 223
Management and Assessment in K-12/Secondary Classrooms
Complete all required courses51
Unrestricted electives
Needed to reach 120 credit hour minimum10
Total Credit Hours120

After having completed all of these classes; ART 102, 105, 118, 211, 221, or their transferred equivalents, every student pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Studio Art, a BFA in Visual Communication & Design (VCD), or a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Art Education is required to participate in the SPR. Each student must pass the SPR in order to be allowed to register for junior level courses and continue in the programs listed above. A student pursuing a BA in Studio Art, or only an art minor, is exempt from the SPR but will be blocked from enrollment in certain junior level art courses until a permit is requested and issued from the department chair. Students who fail the SPR a second time are ineligible to continue pursuing a BFA in Studio Art or VCD, or a BA in Art Education. The SPR must be submitted online and contain ten pieces of artwork and a thesis paper.


Art Field Endorsement Requirements
ART 102Drawing I3
ART 105Graphic Media3
ART 118Color and Design3
ART 202Drawing II3
ART 2113-D Design3
ART 214Painting I3
ART 221Art History Survey I3
ART 222Art History Survey II3
ART 230Ceramics I3
ART 235APrintmaking I-Intaglio and Relief3
ART 498Senior Project: Art Education1
Art Field Endorsement Electives
Select 8 credit hours of the following:8
Introduction to Design
Ceramics II
Ceramics III
Ceramics IV
Sculpture I
Sculpture II
Sculpture III
Printmaking II
Printmaking III
Printmaking IV
Glass I
Glass II
Glass III
Creative Photography (Photography)
Photography: Analog Processes
Photography: Digital
Painting II
Painting III
Painting IV
Drawing III
Drawing IV
Drawing V
Individual Problems in Art
Special Topics
Art History Electives
Select 1 of the following:3
History of Renaissance Art
Art of Baroque and Rococo Era
History of Modern Art
History of American Art
Non Western Survey I: Art in India, China and Japan
History of 19th Century Art
History of Nebraska Art
Late Modern: Art Since the '50s
Women in Art
Critical Perspectives
Medieval Art
Special Problems in Art History
Special Topics in Art
Cultural Studies Through Art
Art Education Professional Requirements
ART 205Foundations of Art Education3
ART 362Art Methods for Elementary Art Educators2
ART 365Field Experience in PK-6 Art Classrooms1
ART 370Art Methods2
ART 371Field Experience in 7-12 Art Classrooms1
Total Credit Hours51