Program Sequence

Pre Teacher

Pre Teacher Preparation

First two semesters:
During the first two semesters of coursework in the Department of Art Education, students should complete ARTE 310 during the Fall semester and ARTE 311 during the Spring semester. In the Fall semester, students will also register for the required Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment ( and the Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators Math exam ( or show proof of exemption by official SAT or ACT score reports. Students must successfully pass their VCLA and Praxis I Math exams in order to be admitted into Teacher Preparation. Students should also complete ARTE 250, EDUS 301, UNIV 200 and some of the required art history, studio and general education coursework during their first year in the Department of Art Education.


  • ARTE 310
  • ARTE 311
  • ARTE 250
  • EDUS 301
  • UNIV 200
  • VCLA
  • Praxis I Core Academic Skills for Educators Math exam or proof of exemption
  • Art history, studio, and general education coursework

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