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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art (Teaching) (ARTT) - BS Major

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120 total S.H. No Minor Required

Note: All Winona State University teacher education programs are continuously updated to reflect new licensure requirements from the Minnesota Board of Teaching. Please contact your program advisor and refer to the Teacher Education Addendum 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.


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.

Overview of Requirements for the BS Major – Art Teaching:

  • General Education Requirements: 40 S.H.
  • Art Specialty Core Requirements and Art Electives: 51 S.H. including 6 S.H. General Education.
  • Professional Education Sequence: 38 S.H. including 3 S.H. in General Education and 3 S.H. Physical Development  and Well-being.

Required General Education Courses (40 S.H.)

Note: This requirement includes 3 S.H. Professional Education Sequence courses, that also satisfies General Education Goal 5 requirement, and another one that satisfies the Physical Development and Wellness requirement.  It also includes 6 S.H. of Art Requirements that also satisfy General Education Goal 6 requirements.   These courses are identified with an asterisk (*) below.

Goal 1 Communication (7 S.H.)

Goal 2

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.)

MATH 100 - Survey of Mathematics  or higher (Grade C or better)

Goal 5 History and Social Behavioral Sciences (9 S.H.)

Goal 6 Humanities and Fine Arts (9 S.H.)

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.)

Additional WSU Graduation requirement Physical Development and Wellness (2 S.H.)

Professional Education Sequence (38 S.H.)

See Note above regarding 6 S.H. of required courses that satisfy both the Professional Education Sequence and General Education requirements.

Note: Teaching majors must take all courses in the Professional Education Sequence in addition to courses in the content area. Professional Education Sequence courses require formal admission to the teacher education program. For more information about teacher education admission requirements, see “Teacher Education Programs .”


  • EFRT 401 and 461 must be taken concurrently
  • EFRT 421 and 441 must be taken concurrently
  • EFRT 459 and 462 must be taken concurrently

Art Electives (6 S.H.)

Choose one of the following two-course sequences (6 S.H.):




◎ = Oral Intensive

◆ = Math/Critical Analysis Intensive

△ = Writing Intensive

✽ = Physical Development and Wellness Graduation Requirement

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