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Visual Art: Teaching Major

Additional Links & Information: Visual Art Matrix . Approval Form . CWU Catalog Description . Program Minutes

This major satisfies the endorsement for visual arts.

A comprehensive visual-art program which qualifies students to teach art at either the elementary or secondary levels in regular or self-contained classrooms. Students taking this major are required to complete the professional education sequence requirements offered through the education department.

Required Courses


  • ART 150 - Drawing I Credits: (5)
  • ART 170 - Basic Design I Credits: (5)
  • ART 171 - Basic Design II Credits: (5)
  • ART 235 - Ancient and Medieval Art Credits: (4)
  • ART 236 - Renaissance Through Mid-19th Century Art Credits: (4)
  • ART 237 - Impressionism Through Postmodernism Credits: (4)
  • ART 330 - Art in the Elementary School Credits: (4)
  • ART 332 - Art Curriculum and Field Experience Credits: (4)
  • ART 430 - Components of Art Education Credits: (4)
  • ART 432 - Art in Secondary School Credits: (4)
  • ART 495 - Studio Project Credits: (1)

Select four courses from the following - Credits: 20


  • ART 225 - Photography I Credits: (5)
  • ART 241 - Wood Design I Credits: (5)
  • ART 246 - Jewelry/Metals I Credits: (5)
  • ART 250 - Drawing II Credits: (5)
  • ART 260 - Painting I Credits: (5)
  • ART 262 - Watercolor I Credits: (5)
  • ART 265 - Ceramics I Credits: (5)
  • ART 280 - Sculpture I Credits: (5)
  • ART 282 - Computer Art I Credits: (5)
  • ART 285 - Printmaking I Credits: (5)

Total Credits: 64


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