Feb 01, 2023  
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 
Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2018-2019 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Elementary Art Education (PreK-8) (B.S.)

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The student seeking the licensure of Elementary Art Education (PreK–8) is required to maintain a 2.70 cumulative GPA and earn a C or better in education classes. Students choose core humanities, social science and natural science options which meet licensure requirements as defined by the Department of Education, and complete a major in art. The student must apply for acceptance into the program during the sophomore year and must meet licensure requirements of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts at the time of program completion.✣ The SEI endorsement course is required. See education and art advisors.

✣ The College reserves the right to alter program requirements as necessary to remain in compliance with Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education licensure standards.

The following courses are required for an elementary/art education major:

Core Adjustments for Elementary Art Education

Due to licensure requirements, students majoring in elementary art education have specific core requirements in some areas and will receive core adjustments in other areas.  These requirements are noted here; all other core requirements must be completed as outlined in the Core Curriculum  section of the catalog.

Social Science 

Foreign Language

  • The foreign language requirement is waived.  All education majors take either the ESL concentration or the SEI Endorsement course instead.


  • Philosophy credits will be reduced by two credits for students with an additional license in Special Education or ESL.

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