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Art Education Transfer Emphasis, A. F. A.

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Graduates earning the Associate in Fine Arts (Art Education Emphasis) meet the requirement for coursework on improving human relations as defined by Public Act 87-581, revised PA 90-0655.  Courses meeting this requirement are designated with a ■.

Curriculum No. 131

To teach in Illinois public schools, teachers must be certified by the State of Illinois. To transfer as a junior into an approved baccalaureate program in art education (K-12 or 6-12), students must complete a minimum of 60 credit hours, including the general education courses specified to meet teacher certification requirements and the art courses specified below.

Students will need to fulfill the general education and teacher certification requirements of the institution to which they transfer. Admission to teacher certification programs is competitive, with most institutions requiring a minimum grade point average of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). Students must also pass examinations in basic skills (reading, writing, grammar, and math). Kishwaukee College students are strongly encouraged to complete a degree that is designed for transfer. Courses should be selected in consultation with an art education advisor.

A minimum of 67 credit hours are required for the Associate in Fine Arts Degree (Art Education Emphasis). With the 67 hours, the following must be completed:

I. General Education

37 Credit Hours

Communications - 9 Credit Hours

Students must receive grades of “C” or higher in ENG 103  and ENG 104 . 

Science - 7 Credit Hours

Must include a course in life sciences and a course in physical science, and a lab corresponding to one of these courses.

*Denotes approved laboratory science course.

Humanities and Fine Arts - 9 Credit Hours

II. Required Art Courses

III. Additional Requirements

  1. Meet the College’s academic residency requirement: a minimum of 15 credit hours in 100/200 level course work must be completed at Kishwaukee College for each degree earned.
  2. Fulfill the cumulative grade point average requirement: a grade point average of 2.000 in all applicable courses attempted at Kishwaukee College.
  3. Resolve any incomplete grades in Kishwaukee College course work.
  4. Apply for graduation through Kishwaukee College Self-Service located in myKC.

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