Visual Arts/Elementary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)
This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.
Students seeking certification in Art will be expected to demonstrate basic studio competencies prior to recommendation for admission to professional degree candidacy.
- see the Education Department for prerequisites, core requirements and additional PLOs;
- the above major takes more than 12 quarters at 15–16 credits a quarter.
|Elementary Education Core|
|There are general education science and social science courses that are strongly recommended for the Elementary Education candidate. See the general requirements section of this catalog. Please see an Education advisor for clarification.|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 304||INTRODUCTION TO ELEMENTARY READING||3|
|EDUC 308||FOUNDATIONS OF ELEMENTARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 310||LITERACY METHODS, MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL||4|
& EDUC 340
|LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 1: INTEGRATED LANGUAGE ARTS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
and LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL STUDIES METHODS 2: INTEGRATED SOCIAL STUDIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
& EDUC 381
|INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 1|
and INTEGRATED STEM METHODS 2
|EDUC 386||FIELD EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICUM (variable credit–must be repeated)||6|
|EDUC 423||ELEMENTARY STUDENT TEACHING K-8||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12 (variable credit)||1-15|
|Elementary Education students must complete the required Elementary Education Core and the following courses.|
|STUDIO ART I: SURFACE/IMAGE/PRACTICE|
|STUDIO ART II: SPACE/FORM/MATERIALS|
|DIGITAL ART I|
|ART IN THE HUMANITIES (satisfies a GECR)|
|Professional Art Education Methods||5|
|ART IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL|
|FOUNDATIONS OF ART EDUCATION|
|Art History–choose one of the following courses||5|
|WORLD ART (recommended–satisfies university graduation requirement–diversity)|
|HISTORY OF ANCIENT ART|
|HISTORY RENAISSANCE ART|
|HISTORY OF BAROQUE AND ROCOCO ART|
|ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY|
|HISTORY OF MODERN ART|
|ART HISTORY SEMINAR (may be repeated to meet the 5 credit elective requirement)|
|Senior Capstone Requirement||4|
|SENIOR CAPSTONE: ART EDUCATION PORTFOLIOS (satisfies university graduation requirement–senior capstone)|
All admitted students must officially Declare a Major by the time they reach 90 credits (junior standing).
Application for Graduation must be made at least two terms in advance of the term you expect to graduate (undergraduate and post-baccalaureate).
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Note: see Education for additional PLOs.
- develops advanced level of studio skills and personal expression in at least one area of concentration;
- develops strong studio skills (in a variety of media) and a well-developed understanding of personal art making;
- interprets, defends and critically evaluates visual arts through oral and written discussions;
- knows and seeks their professional community;
- translates and produces independent research into quality written or visual formats;
- translates visual art content into meaningful pedagogical practices.