Visual Arts/Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)

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Students seeking certification in Art will be expected to demonstrate basic studio competencies prior to recommendation for admission to professional degree candidacy.

This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.

Notes:

  • see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional SLOs;
  • the above major takes more than 12 quarters at 15–16 credits a quarter;
  • ART 390 is listed in the Elementary Education Core and the major, the credits may only be counted once.
Required Elementary Education Core
30–hour multicultural education field requirement
ART 390ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (also listed in the major, the credits may only be counted once)3
EDUC 200
EDUC 303
EDUC 308
ADMISSION TO TEACHER EDUCATION
and FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT
and FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT (these three must be taken )
7
EDUC 201INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION3
EDUC 304INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING3
EDUC 310LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL4
EDUC 338
EDUC 339
LANGUAGE ARTS METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
and SOCIAL STUDIES AND SCIENCE METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (must be taken concurrently)
9
EDUC 420ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY1
EDUC 423ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-815
MATH 212STRUCTURE OF ELEMENTARY MATH II5
MTED 390METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY SCHOOL MATHEMATICS5
MUSC 450INTEGRATING MUSIC INTO ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM COURSES3
PHED 390HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS3
PSYC 304EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY5
SPED 363INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION4
Required ART Courses
ART 107BASIC DESIGN5
ART 155BEGINNING PAINTING5
or ART 355 PAINTING
ART 213ART IN THE HUMANITIES5
ART 300DRAWING5
ART 303DIGITAL ART I5
ART 325CERAMICS5
ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (also listed in the Elementary Education Core, the credits may only be counted once)
ART 391FOUNDATIONS OF ART EDUCATION2
Choose one of the following courses5
HISTORY RENAISSANCE ART
ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY
HISTORY OF MODERN ART
Electives–choose an additional Art course from the list of studio courses in consultation with a department advisor.5
Digital Art/Photography
3D DESIGN
DIGITAL ART II
2D Painting/Drawing/Printing
WATERCOLOR
PRINTMAKING
DRAWING
LIFE DRAWING
PAINTING
WATERCOLOR
PRINTMAKING
3D Ceramics/Sculpture
3D DESIGN
SCULPTURE
ADVANCED CERAMICS
Total Credits112

For information on General Education, see Undergraduate Degree .

Student Learning Outcomes—students will

Note: see Education for additional SLOs.

  • have the basic knowledge, skills and understanding of art’s role and function in our daily lives, schools, society, and culture;
  • have the basic knowledge, skills and understanding to look at, discuss, write about and interpret artworks and become aware of integrated learning opportunities for art in educational settings;
  • have the basic knowledge, skills and understanding in contemporary issues and trends in art education and in the role and value of art education for elementary students and in teaching practice;
  • have basic knowledge, skills, and understanding of methods and strategies for teaching meaningful art lessons to K–8 students, exploring the values and possibilities in art-making activities;
  • demonstrate basic studio competencies using a variety of art materials, methods, styles and techniques appropriate to K–8 education;
  • have basic knowledge, skills, and understanding of the community resources available to enhance the integration of art making, art criticism, aesthetics and art history in educational settings.