Free Electives - Credits: Variable
Chosen in conjunction with your academic advisor to assure that the total graduation credit requirement for this program is met.
Note: Students completing the Liberal Arts Core in fewer than 33 credits or who have met a prerequisite or required course through transfer, examinations, or assessment of prior learning will have additional free electives.
Prior to course registration, students should review all courses for prerequisites, minimum prerequisite grade requirements and minimum class standing
Additional Program Notes
g The following courses require a grade of B- or better for continued progression through the licensure program: ED 222, ED 341, and ED 342.
h For declared Studio Art, Art K-12 Education, and Communication Design majors, Foundation Portfolio Review is a prerequisite for many of the upper division Art and Design courses.
Note: Students may minor in Art History, Communication Design, or Studio Art at least twelve (12) credits must be discrete from any other major or minor.
Note: Students may double major in Communication Design and Art K-12 Education, each major must have 27 discrete credits.
Note: Student may not double major in Studio Art and Art K-12 Education.
Note: Undergraduate students must adhere to the Baccalaureate Teacher Education Licensure Program requirements and meet the academic standards for undergraduate classification.
Note: Post-baccalaureate students must adhere to Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Licensure Requirements and meet the academic standards for Post-Baccalaureate classification.
Note: Students must be admitted to the Teacher Licensure program to enroll in 400-level ED prefix courses. Students must subsequently be admitted to Student Teaching
c This Liberal Arts Core course is required by the major. To complete the degree in the specified total credits for graduation, students must use this course to fulfill the requirements of both the Liberal Arts Core and the major.
d This course fulfills both a Major requirement and a Liberal Arts Core requirement. Credits for this course are counted in the Liberal Arts Core section of the curriculum listing. These credits are not counted in the Major Requirements total.
TOTAL REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION - CREDITS: 120
All curricular requirements for the Liberal Arts Core and at least one major must be met. Many students choose to use free electives to complete the requirements for a certificate, minor or teacher licensure.
A minimum of 15 credits of coursework must be completed in the combined areas of AH/HI/SS.
Students must achieve a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 and a minimum grade point average of 2.00 for those courses accepted to meet the requirements for the major, a certificate or minor.
A minimum of 30 credits must be completed at Fort Lewis College. College-sponsored off-campus academic experiences are considered “in residence.”