College of Liberal Arts
Major & Minor
A minimum of 39 credit hours is required for an Art major:
- Required Courses: CVOR 101, CVFA 102 (with a visual art focus), CVAR 201; FAAR 105, 106, 108 and 402
- 18 elective credits: At least three elective credits must be in a second-level studio course (FAAR 230, FAAR 231, or FAAR 310).
Descriptions for these courses can be found here.
A minimum of 18 credits is required for an Art minor:
- Required Courses: Two of the following three courses: CVOR 101, CVFA 102 (with a visual art focus), CVAR 201
- 12 elective credits in studio art
Students who seek certification in art education (preK-12) major in fine arts with a concentration in art. They also take specific core and education courses with field experiences at the elementary and secondary levels. A minimum of 40 credit hours in education is required. Students take EDUC 100, 206, 210, 240, 325, 340, 414, 427, 430, 440, 485, 495 and SPED 308. Art courses include: FAAR 105, 108, 106, 402 and 18 credits of art electives. This Maryland-approved program meets certification requirements in other states. Students are advised, however, to consult certification requirements in states of interest early in their study. More information concerning the School of Education and Human Service can be found here.