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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 ■.
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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: