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2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, Visual Arts Education K-12 Certification, B.A.

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Course Requirements for Major

Art History Requirements: 12 Credit Hours

Approved Studio Electives

  • 3 credit hours
  • Must select an advanced level course from Ceramics, Painting, or Sculpture/Metalsmithing, or Printmaking/Book Arts 3 credit hours
  • Must include four (4) courses in a studio concentration 12 credit hours

Total for Majors: 94-98 Credit Hours

Liberal Arts: 35 Credit Hours

Total for Degree: 129-133 Credit Hours

Other Requirements

  1. *Denotes courses, which are required to be taken in residence at the Siena Heights University Adrian campus. EDU 480  is a residency requirement and all student teaching placements should be made in Lenawee, Hillsdale, or Monroe County.
  2. Grade Point Average Requirement: Students must earn a 3.0 grade point average in their education courses and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 at the time of application for student teaching.
  3. The Michigan Teacher Certification Regulations require that students take forty (40) credit hours of general or liberal education. These courses are intended to serve the same purpose as Siena Heights University’s Liberal Arts Studies, that is, to ensure that a prospective teacher has some background in each of the traditional academic disciplines.
  4. For information regarding the certification pathway see the Education Handbook.
  5. All Art students must successfully complete the Faculty Critique process beginning in the sophomore year.
  6. All Bachelor of Arts students participate in a group exhibition.
  7. See Certification Pathway for all Education Certification requirements. 

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