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  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2015 - 2017 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art, with Teacher Certification, B.A.


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Should students prefer a career in teaching within the public or private sector, it is appropriate to pursue Teacher Certification. This is a BA with a major in Art with the 48 credit hours in the major and 24 credit hours of Education courses. Students interested in Teacher Certification will earn the BA in Art while completing the requirements for certification. It is necessary for the students to fulfill the education requirements to earn the BA degree in Art. Students must apply for admission to the Teacher Preparation program and obtain a certification advisor.

Degree Requirements


  1. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the BA degree.
  2. Complete at least 120 sch for the BA degree. At least 48 sch must be completed at the junior/senior level, and 24 of the last 30 must be taken at U.T.P.B.
  3. At least 30 sch must be taken at UTPB.
  4. This degree does not require a minor. Please refer to the catalog for specific requirements. However, if teacher certification is not completed, the degree will require a the completion of a minor.
  5. Obtain at least a C grade in ALL MAJOR courses. Maintain a GPA of 2.0 or C average in all courses applicable toward the BA degree.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Language, Philosophy, and Culture (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Creative Arts (3 sch)


* UNIV courses are open to students in the Honors Program only.

Component Area (3 sch)


Bachelor of Arts in Art with All Level Teacher Certification (48 sch)


This option is designed for students interested in a teaching career within the public or private school sector. It is a 48 sch major (minimum of 24 sch at UT Permian Basin) with teacher certification. SEE YOUR CERTIFICATION ADVISOR FOR A CERTIFICATION PLAN AND CERTIFICATION ADVISING. All Art majors will be required to meet the visual arts core or its equivalent. Those students transferring in who have not met these requirements must do so before taking junior and senior level courses.

Freshman/Sophomore Visual Arts Core (18 sch)


All Art majors are required to meet the visual arts core prior to taking upper-level courses. Students transferring to UT Permian Basin must also meet these requirements before taking junior and senior level Art courses.

Upper Level Art Requirements (30 sch)


Upper Level Electives to Complete 120 sch


Education Certification Requirements (24 sch)


All Level ( EC-Grade 12) Certification - Students MUST contact a certification advisor for a certification plan and certification advising.

Professional Foundations


ENROLLMENT IN SUBSEQUENT COURSES IS RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WHO HAVE APPLIED To AND BEEN ACCEPTED IN THE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM.

Management and Reading


Diagnostic pretests for the PPR TExES and Art TExES must be taken to enroll in EDUC 4378 . If the PPR pretest is not passed, a test preparation module must be taken concurrently with EDUC 4378 .

*These courses require lab time in public school classrooms.

Content-Area Pedagogy


During enrollment in EDUC 4378  the student should apply for admission to student teach the following semester and take the Art TExES and PPR TExES in order to be eligible to student teach.

*These courses require lab time in public school classrooms.

Student Teaching


Candidates seeking to do an internship instead of student teach, must pass the Art TExES and graduate in order to be eligible to be hired as an intern.

**Passing the PPR TExES is required for completion of seminar.

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