The Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) in Art: Secondary Education degree is designed for students seeking to teach art in K-12 school settings. Through this program, students build knowledge of pedagogical principles as well as studio art and art history. This undergraduate degree program meets all education requirements for teaching certification in Pennsylvania.
Traditional (on campus)
This undergraduate degree program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Cal U's education programs have also been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, and we are continuing with the successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
|General Education Courses||40 or 41|
|Building a Sense of Community
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar
ENG 101 English Composition I
EDU 350 Supporting English Language Learners
|Mathematics and Quantitative Literacy
|Health and Wellness
Any Health and Wellness Course
EDU 333 Technology in Teaching and Learning
ESP 210 Special Education Foundation and Collaboration
ART 119 Design 2D
Any Natural Sciences Course with Lab
|3 or 4|
PSY 100 General Psychology
|Ethics and Multicultural Awareness Emphasis
EDU 310 Teaching in a Multicultural Society
|General Education Options
|Required Concentration Courses||39|
|SEC 210 Intro to Secondary Ed||3|
|SEC 220 Standards-based Instruction||3|
|SEC 310 Instructional Strategies||3|
|SEC 350 Content Area Literacy||3|
|SEC 360 Technology Integration||3|
|SEC 391 Teaching of Art||3|
|SEC 400 Classroom Management||3|
|SEC 420 Assessment and Interventions||3|
|SEC 460 Professional Practices||3|
|SEC 461 Student Teaching||12|
|Required Education Foundation Courses*||6|
|ESP 311 Assessment and Positive Interventions||3|
|ESP 419 Evidence-Based Practices||3|
|Related Content Courses||36|
|ART 110 Drawing I||3|
|ART 120 Design 3D||3|
|ART 350 OR 351 Printmaking||3|
|ART 376 OR 377 Jewelry/Metals||3|
|ART 382 Ceramics||3|
|ART 383 Painting||3|
|ART 385 Sculpture||3|
|ART 212 Art History I||3|
|ART 214 Art History II||3|
|ART 243 Intro to Asian Art||3|
|ART 410 Teaching Art K-8 OR ART Elective||3|
Additional requirements not counted toward the General Education requirements and included in this program are:
- Special Experience Course (1 course required): SEC 461 Student Teaching
- Writing-Intensive Component Courses (2 courses required): SEC 420 Assessment and Interventions AND SEC 460 Professional Practices
- Laboratory Course (1 course required): Student Selected (science recommended)
* EDU 333, 310, 350; PSY 206; and ESP 210 fulfill general education requirements but are also considered "Required Education Foundation Courses."
Program Notes: This is a professional program. All courses listed as program requirements must be passed with a grade of C or higher. Math and English courses must also be passed with a grade of C or higher. Many SEC courses are linked to include field experiences and must be taken together as co-requisites. LiveText software is a requirement of this program.
Undergraduate secondary education majors are required to:
- Maintain a GPA of 2.80.
- Pass the required PAPA exams.
- Have Act 34, 151 and 114 clearances for formal Admission to Teacher Education.
A GPA of 3.00 and passing scores for Praxis II are needed to apply for a Recommendation for Student Teaching.