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University of Utah    
 
    
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Art Teaching, B.F.A.


Click HERE for Learning Outcomes.

Major Requirements for Art


Department of Art & Art History
 
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advisor@finearts.utah.edu
 
Honors Advisor: Wendy Wischer

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 63

Admission Requirements

After completion of the Foundation Series requirements, students qualify as art majors and select an emphasis area.

Graduation Requirements

Students must receive a “C-” or higher in all art coursework to satisfy degree requirements. BFA Art Studio Emphases may require different grades in particular courses. See the specific BFA Art Studio emphasis for details. 

Honors in Art

Students seeking an HBFA in Art or Art Teaching must complete:

Major Requirements for Art Teaching


Art Teaching Directed Electives


Complete 9 courses. 

Suggested Directive Electives are available for specializations in Ceramics, Digital Intermedia, Generalist, painting and Drawing, and Photography and Digitial Imaging. 

Speak to your Area Head about which courses are appropriate for you. 

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 14 Credit(s)

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • Directed Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Directed Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (DV) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (BF) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • ART 4540 - Art Teaching Practicum 3 Credit(s)
  • Directed Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Directed Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education (SF/AS) 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15 Credit(s)

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)

Spring Semester


  • Directed Elective 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective 13 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16 Credit(s)