Art and Art History Department
BA - Art, Concentration in Studio Practice, Preparation for Teaching
This major is designed for students interested in teaching art in high school or middle school. The following course work satisfies San José State University's requirements for a BA in Art, Concentration in Studio Practice. This program is approved as subject matter preparation for a single subject credential in art by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).
Minimum grade point average (GPA) and completion of the program will not guarantee admission to the credential program. Like all other applicants, students must meet credential program standards and undergo screening for admission. See "Teaching: How to Become a Teacher in California" (see index) for information on application and admission to credential programs.
Note: Students who wish to complete or have completed another major should consult with an Art advisor who specializes in teacher preparation to determine requirements for single subject matter competency certification in art.
|General Education Requirements||45|
|Of the 51 units required by the university, 6 may be satisfied by specified major and support requirements. Consult major advisor for details.|
|Of the 6 units required by the university, all may be satisfied within general education requirements as specified in the schedule of classes.|
|Preparation for the Major and Supporting Courses||24|
|ART 012, ART 013, ART 024 and ART 046 (12); ART 025 or ART 026 (3); ARTH 070B (3); ARTH 070A or ARTH 070C (3); PHIL 066 or PHIL 106 (3)|
|Additional Preparation/Supporting Courses||6|
|3 units must be non-Western.|
|Complete three units from: ARTH 190B, ARTH 191A (3); Complete three units from: ARTH 182A, ARTH 183A, ARTH 183B, ARTH 183C, ARTH 193A, ARTH 193B, ARTH 194A, ARTH 194B, ARTH 195, ARTH 197A (3)|
|Requirements in the Major||24|
|ART 061, ART 138 and ART 139 (9); ART 074 or DSGD 083 (3); Complete six units from: ART 047, ART 068, ART 173, ARTH 072, ARTH 198, DSGD 104, PHOT 040 (6)|
|Emphasis (Depth) Requirements||6|
|Complete 6 units from one of the following six areas or in an approved design area.|
|Ceramics: ART 132, ART 133, ART 134, ART 137|
|Crafts: ART 140, ART 143, ART 144, ART 147, ART 149, ART 154|
|Drawing/Painting: ART 154, ART 158, ART 159, ART 162, ART 166|
|Printmaking: ART 151, ART 152, ART 153, ART 155|
|Photography: PHOT 110, PHOT 112, PHOT 115|
|Sculpture: ART 133, ART 137, ART 149, ART 168, ART 170, ART 171|