University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Art and Art History

Art Education Major Requirements

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Contact the Art Department:

Department of Art and Art History
72 University Place
Williams Hall
Burlington, VT 05405

Phone: (802) 656-2014
Fax: (802) 656-2064


In order to graduate as an Art Education Major you must meet the following requirements.

  • 36 Credits in Studio Art
  • 12 Credits in Art History
  • 9 Credits in professional education
  • 17 Credits in Art Education
  • 12 Credits in student teaching
  • 24 Credits in general liberal arts education
  • 11 Credits in electives

  • A minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA is required for the degree with licensure endorsement

  • 30 of the last 45 credits of a degree must be completed in residence at UVM.

  • It is your responsibility to make sure all your requirements, including the total number of credits to graduate, are met in time for intended graduation. Check your CATS Report and plan ahead with your advisor. Be organized and think ahead.

  • D1 and D2 course requirements may be fulfilled by combining them with other requirements. Be sure to check with your advisor for more information.

  • If you wish to fulfill a General Ed requirement with a course that is not listed under acceptable courses, you may fill out a Course Equivalency Form found on CESS website. Check with your advisor.

  • In early fall look for an email from your advisor about an important meeting for all art education majors. This meeting will cover every aspect of the Art Education major, including advice from fellow majors on approaches to scheduling.
  • For a detailed listing of all courses required for an Art Education major, go to the Art Ed Check Sheet section (pdf) in the Art Education Handbook. It is imperative that you consult this check sheet and meet with your advisor in order to map out a timely schedule of courses over 8 semesters.



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