Visual Arts/Secondary Major, Bachelor of Arts in Education (BAE)
This major satisfies the endorsement for preschool to grade 12.
All Art Education students will work closely with BOTH an Art Department advisor and Education Department advisor. Teaching art is a highly rewarding career choice with a variety of employment possibilities. Eastern Washington University’s outstanding art education program strives to produce effective teachers who are working artists. This pathway focuses on the teaching of 7–12th grades.
During the 2018–19 academic year, the art history courses offered by the ART Department will be undergoing curriculum reform.
|Secondary Education Core|
|30–hour multicultural education field requirement|
|EDUC 201||INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION||3|
|EDUC 303||FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 309||FOUNDATIONS OF SECONDARY CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT||3|
|EDUC 341||SECONDARY STRATEGIES, MANAGEMENT, ASSESSMENT||3|
|EDUC 413||CONTENT AREA LITERACY: MANAGEMENT AND ASSESSMENT FOR SECONDARY EDUCATION CANDIDATES||3|
|EDUC 420||ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL CANDIDACY||1|
|EDUC 426||SECONDARY STUDENT TEACHING 7-12||12|
|EDUC 427||GENERAL STUDENT TEACHING K-12||3-15|
|Secondary Education students must complete the required Secondary 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 BACR)|
|Professional Art Education Methods||5|
|FOUNDATIONS OF ART EDUCATION|
|ART IN THE SECONDARY SCHOOL|
|Art History Electives–choose from the following||15|
|WORLD ART (recommended–satisfies university graduation requirement–diversity)|
|HISTORY OF ANCIENT ART|
|HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL ART|
|HISTORY RENAISSANCE ART|
|HISTORY OF BAROQUE AND ROCOCO ART|
|ART OF THE 19TH CENTURY|
|HISTORY OF MODERN ART|
|HISTORY OF CONTEMPORARY ART|
|ART HISTORY SEMINAR (may be repeated for additional credit)|
|Studio Electives–choose from the following–must be upper division||15|
Note: 95–99 courses may be considered–prior departmental approval is required.
|DIGITAL ART II|
|ART OF FILM PHOTOGRAPHY|
|ART OF DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY|
|DRAWING (may be repeated up to three times)|
|LIFE DRAWING (may be repeated up to three times)|
|DIGITAL ART III|
|ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY (may be repeated up to three times)|
|CERAMICS III (may be repeated up to three times)|
|PAINTING (may be repeated up to three times)|
|WATERCOLOR (may be repeated up to three times)|
|PRINTMAKING (may be repeated up to three times)|
|SCULPTURE (may be repeated up to three times)|
|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.