Jun 14, 2021
120 S.H. (no minor required)
2.75 GPA required.
Letter grade required in all major courses unless otherwise noted.
The teaching program prepares graduates for Minnesota certification in art (K-12) and is offered in conjunction with the College of Education. Teaching majors must take all courses in the Art (K-12) Professional Education Sequence in addition to courses in the content area.
Teacher Education Licensure Program Information
Students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Unit before taking Professional Education courses. This process is competitive; the number of students admitted each semester is limited. Admission is based on grades (2.75 GPA), passing Basic Skills Exams and other measures. For more information on this Admission process, visit the Teacher Education Program Admissions page.
All Winona State University Teacher Education Licensure Programs are continuously updated to reflect new licensure requirements from the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Please contact your program advisor for the latest information about program requirements whether you are (1) applying to a teacher education program, or (2) currently enrolled in a teacher education program.
General Education Courses (40 S.H.)
Goal 1: Communication (7 S.H.)
Both courses require B grade or better.
Goal 2: Critical Thinking
Fulfilled when all other goal areas fulfilled.
Goal 3: Natural Science (7 S.H.)
Requires at least one course with lab and suggests courses from two different subject areas.
Goal 4: Math/Logical Reasoning (3-4 S.H.)
Goal 5: History & Social Behavioral Sciences (9 S.H.)
Requires courses from at least two different subject areas.
Goal 6: Humanities & Fine Arts (9 S.H.)
Required major courses ART 221 & ART 222 also count for this requirement. Additional required course must be in different subject area.
Goal 7: Human Diversity (3 S.H.)
Goal 8: Global Perspectives (3 S.H.)
Goal 9: Ethical and Civic Responsibility (3 S.H.)
Goal 10: People and the Environment (3 S.H.)
Physical Development and Wellness (2 S.H.)
Required major course HERS 204 also counts for this requirement.
Professional Education Sequence (36 S.H.)
Note: Teacher education majors must complete all Professional Education Sequence courses in addition to content area courses. Refer to Teacher Education Licensure Programs for more information.
- EDFD 401 and 461 must be taken concurrently
- EDFD 421 and 441 must be taken concurrently
- EDFD 459 and 462 must be taken concurrently
Student Teaching (12 S.H.)
Required Art Courses (48 S.H.)
◎ = Oral Intensive
◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive
△ = Writing Intensive
✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement
✪ = Civic Engagement and Service Learning