Sample Four-Year Academic Plan

    The sample course plan below is a sample plan for your major, it does not and should not replace meeting with your Academic Advisor to map out the bests course plan that suits your individual academic needs and placement upon initial registration.  Classes listed may not be necessarily offered during a particular term.  Full descriptions and requirements for all ODU majors, programs and courses are available in the ODU Catalog 


    FIRST YEAR (Freshman) 

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    ENG 101  Thinking and Writing
    Across the Curriculum
    3   ENG 102 Scholarly Adventures:
    Researched Writing
    ART 101  Academic Drawing 3   ART 151 History of Western Art II 3
    ART 150  History of Western Art I 3   ART 237 Art for Teachers 3
    Freshman Core Seminar (179) 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    ART 112 Foundations in Design 3   ART Elective 3

    SECOND YEAR (Sophomore) 

     Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    Foreign Language I 3   Foreign Language II 3
    Natural Science Requirement 3   ART 203 Observational Drawing 3
    Math Requirement
    (MTH 121 or higher)
    3   ART 262 Color Theory
    and Production
    ART 279 Art and Community
    ART Elective
    3   EDU 220 Educational Psychology 3
    EDU 112 Introductions to Teaching:
    Adolescent to Young Adult
    3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3

    THIRD YEAR (Junior) 

    Fall Semester             Spring Semester   
    ART Elective 3   ART Elective 3
    EDU 314 Content Area Reading 3   Arts and Ideas Requirement 3
    ART 266 Foundations Portfolio
    1   Social and Behavioral Science Req.** 3
    EDU 379A Principles of Education 3   Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3
    Elective 3   Elective 3

    ART 337 Visual Art Methods:
    Grade 4-12


    FOURTH YEAR (Senior) 

    Fall Semester      Spring Semester   
    Art and Ideas Requriement 3  

    EDU 487 Student Teaching:

    EDU 346 AYA Methods 3  

    EDU 488 Teaching Seminar:

    Social and Behavioral Science Req.** 3   EDU 498 Senior Exhibition 3
    Philosophy or Theology Req.* 3      

    *At least one Philosophy and one Theology course must be at the 200 level or higher.
    **Diversity requirement could be fulfilled with this course.

    For more information, contact your Admission Counselor or Academic Advisor at (614) 251-4500 or admissions@ohiodominican.edu.