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Mineral Area College Art with K-12 Certification Agreement

  • The Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree (A.A.T.) is a statewide program comprised of 42 credit hours of general education requirements.  Students are required to complete the Teacher Education Core designed by the school curriculum.  Some community colleges require 12+ credit hours to complete the Teacher Education Core.  Fontbonne University will recognize this degree as long as the final transcript reflects that the AAT Degree has been satisfied.  If the AAT Degree does not appear on the official final transcript, a course by course evaluation will be performed.
  • Students who have graduated from a Missouri Community College with an Associate of Arts Degree and have completed the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have satisfied Fontbonne University General Education Requirements (42- Credit Hour Block).
  • Students who have not met the MO/GER 42 Block Requirements will have a course by course transcript evaluation performed. Students are encouraged to complete Fontbonne University’s 42/Credit Hours of General Education Requirements.  Please refer to the General Education Requirements listed.
  • Please note that some majors have specific General Education Requirements that meets both General Education and Major requirements. 
  • A maximum of 64 credit hours may be transferred from East Central College. 

The following is a list of the required courses for the Art with K-12 Certification Major Degree at Fontbonne University and the equivalent courses offered at Mineral Area College.

Major:   Art with K-12 Certification
Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Science

Major Requirements



ART 1130 Drawing I

ART 100 Drawing

ART 1160 Painting I

ART 210 Painting

ART 1230 Ceramics

ART 240 Ceramics

ART 1490 History of Art I  (GER/MAJOR)

ART 160 Art History Survey I  (GER/MAJOR)

ART 1500 History of Art II  (GER/MAJOR)

ART 161 Art History Survey II  (GER/MAJOR)

ART 1550 Beginning Photography

ART 270 Photography

ART 1830 Two-Dimensional Design

ART 110 Basic Design

ART 1880 Color Theory

ART 300 Art Elective

ART 1930 Sculpture I

ART 220 Sculpture

EDU 2020 Children’s Literature

ENG 240 Children’s Literature

EDU 2100 Teaching Profession with Field Experience

EDU 201 Intro to Classroom Teaching

PSY 1250 Human Growth & Development  (GER/MAJOR)

PSY 200 Developmental Psychology  (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2040 Foundations of Education  (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 234 Philosophical Foundations of Education (GER/MAJOR)

EDU 2200 Technology for Teachers  (GER/MAJOR)

CIS 103 Microcomputer Application in Education  (GER/MAJOR)