This degree, offered in cooperation with the Department of Teaching and Learning, prepares students to teach art on both the elementary and secondary levels. The Visual Arts Education degree is a K–12 endorsement for secondary certificates. This degree should only be taken by those seeking teacher certification. Majors must complete the requirements for denominational and/or Michigan state teacher certification through the School of Education. The General Education requirements for BS degress will be followed for this degree. They match the General Education requirements outlined by the School of Education (SED). Students may not take ART 457, ART 459, ART 480 courses in the Department of Visual Art & Design until they have been accepted into the School of Education’s Teacher Preparation Program and have completed the Foundation courses. The BS in Visual Arts Education requirement includes the successful completion of a senior exhibition and a portfolio of the student’s work given to the Department of Visual Art & Design.