Academic Catalog

Visual Art Major - Art Education Concentration (Comprehensive)


All K-12 Art licensure students must also meet the Professional Education Certification requirements.  Please see the Teacher Education section of the catalog for certification requirements.  Students are also required to have an Art content GPA of at least 3.0 or have an Art GPA of at least 2.75 and pass a subject-specific exam designated by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, before being placed for student teaching residency.

UW-Superior education programs are approved by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to fulfill licensure requirements for the state of Wisconsin.  If you seek licensure in a state other than Wisconsin, please see the UW-Superior Institutional Certification Office web page for further information and assistance.

60 total credits

Art Required Courses
ART 200Design Fundamentals3.00
ART 202Professional Practices in Visual Arts3.00
ART 205Drawing 13.00
ART 209Digital Foundations for Visual Arts3.00
ART 210Painting 13.00
ART 221Art History Survey:The Ancient World to the Renaissance4.00
ART 222Art History Survey:Renaissance to Modern Art4.00
ART 240Printmaking 13.00
ART 241Photography 13.00
ART 260Sculpture 13.00
or ART 275 Metalwork 1
ART 270Ceramics 13.00
ART 279Fibers 13.00
ART 302Gallery Practices3.00
ART 327Modern Art4.00
ARTED 335Teaching Art in the Elementary Grades 13.00
ARTED 339Teaching Art in Secondary Schools3.00
ARTED 481Adaptive Art for the Classroom 23.00
ART 491Visual Arts Capstone0.00
Studio Art Electives
Select six credits in one studio art area with at least three credits at 300 level or above6.00
Instruction Minor Included as Part of the Comprehensive Art Education Major 3
T ED 100Orientation to Teacher Education1.00
T ED 200Introduction to Education3.00
T ED 270Multicultural Education3.00
T ED 300Theories of Student Learning3.00
T ED 339Instructional and Assessment Strategies3.00
T ED 394Principles and Practices of Inclusive Teaching3.00
T ED 407The Middle School and Its Students3.00
ENGED 465Content Area Literacy3.00
T ED 470Student Teaching Residency12.00
Total Hours94.00

This course includes a Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience in grades K-2 art classroom.


This course includes a Pre-Student Teaching Clinical Experience in grades 9-12 art classroom.


A grade of C is required for all courses in this minor (except for B requirements of T ED 200 Introduction to Education and the pass requirement in T ED 100 Orientation to Teacher Education.