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  • Arts Education - Multi-Age

    Degree Offered:  Bachelor of Arts 

    Licensure Offered:  Arts Education - Multi-Age 

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    Graphic Design Students will focus on art materials, techniques and developmental theory for use in classrooms, pre-kindergarten to grade 12. Age appropriate evaluation techniques, cross disciplinary planning, whole curriculum development, multicultural theory, critical analysis, and student portfolio development will be emphasized as will classroom management techniques. The Arts Multi-Age licensure provides students with both the technical and theoretical knowledge to use confidently and thoughtfully while preparing students for the National Proficiency Exams in Art. 

     Requirements for B.A. or Licensure in Arts Education

    See course descriptions for prerequisites and co-requisites   
    Degree-seeking students must complete the core requirements for the Bachelor of Arts degree in addition to the major requirements listed below.
    Licensure-only students, those who completed a bachelor's degree prior to beginning this program, need only the requirements listed below.
    ART 101 Academic Drawing 3*
    ART 112 Foundations in Design 3*
    ART 150 History of Western Art 3*
    ART 151 History of Western Art II 3*
    ART 203 Observational Drawing 3*
    ART 237 Art for Teachers 3*
    ART 262 Color Theory and Production 3*
    ART 266 Foundations Portfolio Review 1*
    ART 337 Visual Art Methods: Grades 4-12 3*
    ART 498 Senior Exhibition 3*
    Select 12 credits from the following: 12*
    ART 116 Fundamentals of Photographic Art  
    ART 156 Ceramics I  
    ART 210 Botanical Illustration  
    ART 215 Introduction to Textiles  
    ART 220 Introduction to Book Arts  
    ART 270 History of Women in Art  
    ART 310 Painting I  
    ART 312 Green Art  
    ART 353 Historic Painting Techniques  
    ART 365 Printmaking  
    Suggested Correlative (not included in total credits):  
    ART 279A CORE: Art and Community (3)  
    Required Professional Education Courses:  
    EDU 112 Introduction to Teaching: Adol to Yng Adlt 3
    EDU 220 Educational Psychology 3
    EDU 314 Content Area Reading 3
    EDU 346 AYA and Multi-Age Methods 3
    EDU 379A CORE: Principles of Education 3
    EDU 487 Supervised Teaching: AYA/Multi-Age 12
    EDU 488 Teaching Seminar: AYA/Multi-Age 1
    Total Credits Required 68
    *used to calculate the Major GPA