Curriculum in Art

Leading to the Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Art

Art Education Concentration


First Semester

††Art 105 Survey of World Art History I 3 hours
††ART 111 Basic Drawing 3 hours
††ART 151 Basic 2/D Design 3 hours
ENGL 101, or
ENGL 121H, or
Freshman Composition
Ancient Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Critical Reading and Writing
3 hours
MATH 151/161G College Algebra with FundamentalsCollege Algebra 3 hours
SE 101 Freshman Academic Success at Southeastern 2 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

††ART 112 Intermediate Drawing 3 hours
††ART 152 Intermediate 2/D Design 3 hours
ENGL 102, or
ENGL 122H, or
Critical Reading and Writing
Modern Epic: Literature and Composition
Topics in Reading and Research-Based Writing
3 hours
MATH 241, or
MATH 162, or
MATH 163, or
MATH 165,
or MATH 185G
Elementary Statistics
Plane Trigonometry
Calculus for the Biological, Business, and Social Sciences
Pre-Calculus with Trigonometry
Contemporary Mathematics
3 hours
††ART 106 Survey of World Art History II 3 hours
LS 102 Introduction to Information Research 1 hours
  Total: 16 hours



First Semester

††ART 160, or
ART 161, or
ART 190
Print Design I
New Media and Animation I                                   
3 hours
††ART 153 Basic 3/D Design 3 hours
ENGL 230, or
ENGL 231, or
ENGL 232, or
ENGL 210H, or
ENGL 291H, or
World Literature
English Literature
American Literature
Honors Studies in Literature
Tragedy and Comedy
Modern Fiction
3 hours
HIST 201G,H American History to 1877 3 hours
††ART 115, or
ART 117, or
ART 122
Basic Ceramics
Printmaking I
Photography I/Photojournalism
3 hours
EDUC 212 Diversity in the Classroom 1 hour
EDUC 203
(Take with
EDUC 212)
Foundations of Education 2 hours
  Total: 18 hours


Second Semester

††ART 281 Basic Painting 3 hours
††ART 231 Sculpture I 3 hours
Science2,G   3 hours
COMM 210G Communicating in the Classroom                         3 hours
Social Science
  3 hours
MUS 151, or
THEA 131, or
DNC 302G,H
Introduction to Music
Introduction to the Theatre
History and Survey of Dance
3 hours
ART 2993 Sophomore Review 0 hours
  Total: 18 hours




First Semester

††Art Studio1
  3 hours
ART 373 Art Education in the Elementary School 3 hours
††ART 440, or
ART 442
Nineteenth Century Art
Early Twentieth Century Art
3 hours
SPED 210 Characteristics of Individuals with Exceptionalities 2 hours
EPSY 301G Educational Psychology of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
Science2,G   3 hours
  Total: 17 hours


Second Semester

 ††ART 443 Contemporary Art, Theory, and Criticism 3 hours
EDUC 407 Tests and Measures 3 hours
ART 374 Art Education in the Secondary School 3 hours
  3 hours
EDUC 315G Classroom Management and Motivation
for Beginning Teachers
3 hours
  Total: 15 hours





First Semester

EDUC 490 Special Methods in High School Subjects 6 hours
EDUC 472 Teaching Reading in the Content Areas 3 hours
  3 hours
Science2,G   3 hours
  Total: 15 hours


Second Semester

EDUC 486 Student Teaching in the Secondary Schools 9 hours
  Total: 9 hours


Total semester hours required 125

Southeastern 101 is not required of transfer or readmitted Southeastern students with 30 hours or more. Those students will replace Southeastern 101 with 2 hours of free electives.

GGeneral Education Courses
HHonors students to take Honors course option:
ENGL 101 or 121H or 123H
ENGL 102 or 122H or 124H
ENGL 230 or 231 or 232 or 210H or 291H or 292H
HIST 101 or 102 or 201 or 202 or 101H or 102H or 201H or 202H
COMM 211 or 211H
GBIO 106 or 151H
GBIO 151 or 151H
Art Elective or HONR 191 

††Major courses requiring a grade of "C" or better.
1Art electives may be chosen from painting, drawing, sculpture, new media and animation art, graphic design, ceramics, printmaking or photography.
2Students must complete a minimum of 6 hours in a two-semester sequence of biological science plus a physical science or a two-semester sequence of a physical science plus a biological science.
3All Sophomores must complete Art 299 Sophomore Review.
4All Art Education degree candidates have the option to submit art works for the Graduating Senior's Exhibition. To participate in the exhibition, students must present in digital or slide format an ambitious body of artwork, approved by the Visual Arts Faculty. The department recommends that students participate the same semester in which they enroll in the Senior Project.