Visual Arts Education (MA) 2-Year Course Sequence

 

Academic Plan: VSARTED-MA

This is a suggested two-year course sequence. Students must meet with their faculty advisor before registering for classes.

Year 1 Semester 1

Courses

  • ARTH 73400 – Theory and Criticism Art (3 credits)
  • SEDF 70300 – Social Foundations of Adolescent Education (3 credits)
  • CEDF 71200 – Child and Adolescent Development (4 credits, includes fieldwork hours)
  • SEDC 71000 – Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education (3 credits)
  • SEDC 72000 – Adolescent Health and Safety (1 credit)

Year 1 Semester 2

Courses

  • SPED 70800 – Teaching Students with Special Needs in Inclusive Settings (3 credits)
  • SEDF 70500 – Educational Psychology: Applications to Adolescent Education (KC) (2 credits, includes fieldwork hours)
  • ARTED 71000 – Methods for Childhood Art Education – Grades PreK-6 (KC) (3 credits) or ARTED 71100 – Methods of Teaching the Visual Arts Grade 7-12 (KC) (3 credits)
  • ARTCR 75100 – Special Topics in Studio Art (to be taken twice with different topics, 3 credits)

Exams

  • Educating All Students (EAS)

Summer

Courses

  • ARTH 62100 – Modern Art I (3 credits)

Exam

Passing is required prior to beginning student teaching or practicum.

  • Content Specialty Test (CST) – Visual Arts

Year 2 Semester 1

Courses

  • ARTED 71000 – Methods for Childhood Art Education – Grades PreK-6 (KC) (3 credits) or ARTED 71100 – Methods of Teaching the Visual Arts Grade 7-12 (KC) (3 credits)
  • ARTCR 75100 – Special Topics in Studio Art (to be taken twice with different topics, 3 credits)
  • ARTH 78000 – Special Topics in Art (3 credits)
  • SEDC 706 – Assessment of Teaching and Learning in Adolescent Education (2 credits)

Apply for

Student Teaching / Practicum

Students must apply for student teaching/practicum. Refer to the fieldwork page for full policies and procedures.

Graduation

Students must apply for graduation the semester before their planned graduation. Refer to the graduation and commencement page for full policies and procedures.

Year 2 Term 2

Courses

  • ARTED 71200 – Student Teaching in the Visual Arts Grades Pre-K-12 (KC) (5 credits)

Exams

  • edTPA. Students must prepare a portfolio of materials during their student teaching clinical experience to demonstrate readiness to teach including lesson plans and unedited video recordings of themselves at work in the classroom.

Notes

  • Some School of Education Classes are offered over the summer.