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Art Courses (ART)

GE Core denotes General Education Core credit;
GE Marker
denotes General Education Marker credit;
CAR denotes College Additional Requirement credit.

Art courses are listed under the following headings: Studio, Art History, Art Education, and Museum Studies.

ART EDUCATION Courses

Courses for Undergraduates

360 Foundations of Art Education I (3:2:1)

Pr. junior standing

An introduction to the art theoretical and philosophical foundations for Art Education K–12. A field placement practicum in schools or other appropriate settings is included. A prerequisite for student teaching.

361 Foundations of Art Education II (3:2:4)

Pr. Art 360; art education major; junior standing or permission of instructor

Art media and curriculum foundation for Art Education K–12. Field placement practicum in schools or other appropriate settings. (Spring)

363 Curriculum and Teaching Methods in the Elementary School (3:2:2)

Pr. ART 360 and admission to Teacher Education or permission of the Art Education Coordinator

For art education majors only.

Aims and philosophy of art education in elementary school. Special section for art majors only offered in the fall. (Counts as Art credit.)

365 Curriculum and Teaching Methods in the Secondary School (3:2:2)

Pr. ART 360 and admission to Teacher Education or permission of the Art Education Coordinator

Aims, philosophy, and curricula of art education in the secondary school; selection, preparation, and use of teaching materials. (Counts as Art credit.)

367 Child Art and Teaching (3:2:2)

Pr. junior standing

Not open to Art Education majors.

An introduction to the theoretical and philosophical foundations for Art Education (birth to middle school), including hands-on experience with school art media.

463 Student Teaching in the Elementary School (6:1:10)

Pr. senior standing or permission of the Coordinator of Art Education

Supervised student teaching at the elementary school level.

465 Student Teaching in the Secondary School (6:1:10)

Pr. senior standing or permission of the Coordinator of Art Education

Supervised student teaching at the secondary school level.

468 Teaching Practice and Curriculum in Art (3:1:4)

Pr. admission to the “SP-1” licensure only program for Art K–12 and/or permission of the instructor

Enrollment restricted to “SP-1” licensure only students

Curriculum development for K–12 art teaching, professional theory, development, standards and guides for effective teaching, and observations of student’s classroom practice. (Spring)

For Advanced Undergraduates and Graduate Students

563 Trends and Teaching in Art: Special Populations (3:2:1)

Pr. completion of ART 363, student teaching, or equivalent or permission of instructor

Curricular and instructional principles, processes and designs applicable to special populations in various school, institutional, or community settings.

565 Issues in Art Education (3:3)

Pr. graduate status or permission of instructor

May be repeated once for credit when topics vary.

Exploration of issues in art or education which affect the teaching of art.