Visual Arts Education P-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Visual Arts Education P-12 (B.Ed.) - Resident

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2024 through summer 2025. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

After completion of the required program coursework (including student teaching) and the passing of licensure tests, the graduate of this program would be eligible for a VA state teaching license.

General Education/Foundational Skills Requirements

Communication & Information Literacy 1
COMS 101Speech Communication3
ENGL 101Composition and Rhetoric3
HIUS 221Survey of American History I3
INQR 101Inquiry1
Information Literacy Elective3
Technological Solutions & Quantitative Reasoning 1
UNIV 101Foundational Skills1
MATH Elective3
Technology Competency 20-3
Critical Thinking
ENGL 201American Literature I3
RLGN 105Introduction to Biblical Worldview 32
RSCH 201Research3
Civic & Global Engagement
CSTU 101Western Culture3
EVAN 101Evangelism and the Christian Life 32
Social & Scientific Inquiry 1
PSYC 210Developmental Psychology3
Natural Science Elective3
Christianity & Contexts
BIBL 105Old Testament Survey2
BIBL 110New Testament Survey2
THEO 201Theology Survey I 32
THEO 202Theology Survey II 32
Total Hours44-47
1

Refer to the list of approved general education electives before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

2

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

3

Students transferring in 45 or more UG credit hours will have the requirements of RLGN 105 and EVAN 101 waived; Students transferring in 60 or more UG credit hours will also have the requirements of THEO 201 and THEO 202 waived

As a requirement for completion of this program, including student teaching and passing required licensure tests, the graduate of this program, regardless of state residency, must obtain a VA state teaching license. The VA teaching license may then be used for reciprocity in another state according to the regulations of that state.

Major Requirements

Major Foundational Courses
ARTS 209Art as Communication 13
MATH 121College Algebra 13
PHYS 101Elements of Physics 13
Total Hours9
1

Course may fulfill select general education requirements

Major Core
Education Courses
EDUC 201Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology3
EDUC 221Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning3
EDUC 230Foundations of Reading and Literacy 3
EDUC 235Content Instructional Design3
EDUC 350Behavior and Individual Differences3
EDUC 360Foundations of Education3
EDUC 419Content Teaching Methods3
EDUC 425Content Measurement and Evaluation3
EDUC 435Content Curriculum Fundamentals3
Practicum and Gate Courses
EDGT 177School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 277School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDGT 377School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local0
EDUC 189Practicum in Education I: Local 10
EDUC 289Practicum in Education II: Local 10
EDUC 389Practicum in Education III: Local 10
Secondary Courses
ARTS 1132D Foundations3
ARTS 1143D Foundations3
ARTS 201History of Art I3
ARTS 202History of Art II3
ARTS 211Studio Art & Illustration Foundations3
ARTS 222Graphic Design Foundations3
ARTS 301Film Photography Lab3
ARTS 311Drawing II3
ARTS 321Painting Studio I: Materials & Methods3
or ARTS 420 Painting Studio II: Media Exploration
ARTS 330Sculpture Studio I: Materials & Methods3
or ARTS 430 Sculpture Studio II: Model Making for Visual Development
ARTS 361Digital Photography Lab I: Materials & Methods3
ARTS 475Ceramics Studio I: Materials & Methods3
ARTS 490Arts & Crafts Studio3
Student Teaching
EDST 475The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar3
Choose one of the following: 1,29
Student Teaching - Two Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - Two Placement – Local
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Distance
Student Teaching - Own Classroom – Local
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - Two Placement – Distance
Student Teaching - Multiple Endorsement - Two Placement – Local
Total Hours78
1

Liberty University School of Education Background check is required for all practicums and student teaching.

2

This course should be taken in the final semester.

Free Electives
Choose 0-2 credit hours of Free Electives0-2
Total Hours0-2

Note:

  • All practicum courses should be completed before student teaching, and candidate should not plan to take those courses in summer terms.

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • 120 total hours
  • 3.0 Overall grade point average
  • 30 Hours must be upper-level courses (300-400 level)
  • Grade of 'C' Minimum required for all courses in the major
  • 25% Of major taken through Liberty University
  • 30 Hours must be completed through Liberty University
  • Grad App Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date
  • CSER All requirements must be satisfied before a degree will be awarded
Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
BIBL 105 Old Testament Survey 2
COMS 101 Speech Communication 3
INQR 101 Inquiry 1
Technology Competency 1 0-3
UNIV 101 Foundational Skills 1
ARTS 113 Introduction to 2D Design 3
EDGT 177 School of Education Gate 1 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
EDUC 201 Introduction to Education and Classroom Technology 3
CSER 0
 Hours13-16
Second Semester
BIBL 110 New Testament Survey 2
CSTU 101 Western Culture 3
ENGL 101 Composition and Rhetoric 3
EVAN 101 Evangelism and the Christian Life 2
MATH Elective (MATH 121) 2 3
RLGN 105 Introduction to Biblical Worldview 2
EDGT 277 School of Education Gate 2 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
EDUC 221 Content Area Reading and Differentiated Teaching and Learning 3
CSER 0
 Hours18
Second Year
First Semester
Information Literacy Elective (ARTS 209) 2 3
Natural Science Elective (PHYS 101) 2 3
RSCH 201 Research 3
THEO 201 Theology Survey I 2
ARTS 114 Introduction to 3D Design 3
EDUC 350 Behavior and Individual Differences 3
CSER 0
 Hours17
Second Semester
ENGL 201 American Literature I 3
HIUS 221 Survey of American History I 3
THEO 202 Theology Survey II 2
ARTS 201 History of Art I 3
EDUC 189 Practicum in Education I: Local 3 0
EDUC 235 Content Instructional Design 3
CSER 0
 Hours14
Third Year
First Semester
PSYC 210 Developmental Psychology 3
ARTS 202 History of Art II 3
ARTS 211 Drawing I 3
ARTS 222 Introduction to Graphic Design 3
EDUC 289 Practicum in Education II: Local 3 0
EDUC 419 Content Teaching Methods 3
CSER 0
 Hours15
Second Semester
ARTS 301 Introduction to Film Photography 3
ARTS 311 Drawing II 3
ARTS 321
Painting I
or Painting II
3
ARTS 330
Sculpture I
or Sculpture II
3
EDUC 360 Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 425 Content Measurement and Evaluation 3
CSER 0
 Hours18
Fourth Year
First Semester
ARTS 361 Digital Photography 3
ARTS 475 Ceramics I 3
ARTS 490 Arts and Crafts 3
EDGT 377 School of Education Gate 3 – UG Initial Licensure – Local 0
EDUC 389 Practicum in Education III: Local 3 0
EDUC 435 Content Curriculum Fundamentals 3
Elective 1
CSER 0
 Hours13
Second Semester
EDST 475 The Reflective Educator: Resource Seminar 3
Student Teaching Option 2,3 9
CSER 0
 Hours12
 Total Hours120-123
1

All students must pass the Computer Assessment OR complete applicable INFT course; refer to www.liberty.edu/computerassessment for more information

2

Refer to the list of approved general education electives at www.liberty.edu/gened before enrolling in foundational skills requirements

3

Choose one of the following Student Teaching options: EDST 462, 463, 464, 465, 468, or 469

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