Major in Art Education

This is a Screened Major.

Students in the Art Education program receive dual certification enabling them to teach art in Maryland in grades K-12. In addition to meeting the Core Curriculum requirements (45 units), students complete art education and professional education requirements for 97 units. The entire program is approximately 142 units and takes five years to complete. The art education block is taken in the last three terms of the program.

First-Level Foundation (21 Units)
ART 101DIGITAL TOOLS AND CONCEPTS3
ART 1032D PROCESS3
ART 1043D PROCESS3
ART 211DRAWING: OBSERVATION AND INVENTION3
ART 212VISUAL CONCEPTS3
ARTH 221SURVEY OF WESTERN ART I3
ARTH 222SURVEY OF WESTERN ART II3
Second-Level Foundation (15 Units)
ART 229PAINTING I3
ART 234PHOTO IMAGING - FILM3
or ART 235 PHOTO IMAGING - CREATIVE WORKFLOW
ART 241SCULPTURE I3
ARTH 3xx/4xxAny 300- or 400-level Art History Course6
Studio Requirements (12 Units)
ART 231CERAMICS I3
ART 2xx/3xxAny 200- or 300-level Printmaking course3
ART 2xx/3xxAny 200- or 300-level Studio Electives6
Art Education Courses (31 Units)
First Term:
ARED 381MEDIA AND TECHNIQUES FOR ART TEACHERS:ELEMENTARY 13
ARED 383MEDIA AND TECHNIQUES FOR ART TEACHERS:SECONDARY3
Second Term:
ARED 467FIELD EXPERIENCE IN ART EDUCATION:ELEMENTARY2
ARED 468FIELD EXPERIENCE IN ART EDUCATION:SECONDARY2
ARED 475METHODS OF TEACHING ART:ELEMENTARY3
ARED 479METHODS OF TEACHING ART:SECONDARY3
Third Term:
ARED 481INTERNSHIP IN ELEMENTARY EDUCATION-ART6
ARED 483INTERSHIP IN SECONDARY EDUCATION - ART6
ARED 485PRO-SEMINAR IN TEACHING OF ART3
Professional Courses (19 Units)
PSYC 201EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY3
SCED 341PRINCIPLES OF SECONDARY EDUCATION4
SCED 200FOUNDATIONS OF EDUCATION3
SPED 301INTRODUCTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION3
ARED 463AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR:INTERGRATION OF VISUAL AND LANGUAGE ARTS AT THE ELEMENTARY LEVEL3
ARED 464AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR:INTEGRATION OF VISUAL AND LANGUAGE ARTS AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL3
Additional Required Courses (taken as Core Curriculum) (9 Units)
PSYC 101INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY3
HIST 145HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES TO THE CIVIL WAR3
or HIST 146 HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES SINCE THE CIVIL WAR
COMM 131FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH COMMUNICATION3
Total Units107
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Prerequisite: passing score on Praxis I.

Suggested Four-Year Plan

Freshman
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units  
ART 1013ART 2113  
ART 103 (Core 4)3ART 2123  
ART 1043ARTH 2223  
ARTH 221 (Core 5)3MATH (Core 3)3  
TSEM 102 (Core 1)3ENGL 102 (Core 1)3  
 15 15  
Sophomore
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units  
ART 2293ART 2413  
ART 2313ART 3xx Any Printmaking Course3  
ART 2xx/3xx Any Studio Elective3ART 2xx/3xx Any Studio Elective3  
PSYC 101 (Core 6)3COMM 1313  
HIST 145 (Core 11)3Core3  
 Screenings Occur Here  
 15 15  
Junior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2Units  
ART 2343ARED 3833  
ARTH 3xx/4xx Any ARTH Course3SCED 3414  
ARED 3813SPED 3013  
PSYC 2013Core3  
Core3Core3  
 15 16  
Senior
Term 1UnitsTerm 2UnitsTerm 3UnitsTerm 4Units
SCED 2003ARED 4643ARED 4672ARED 4816
ARED 4633ARTH 3xx/4xx Any ARTH Course3ARED 4682ARED 4836
EDUC 301 (Core 9)3Core3ARED 4753ARED 4853
Non-Major Elective3Core3ARED 4793 
  Non-Major Elective3 
 12 12 13 15
Total Units 143

1. (NAEA Standard I) Visual arts educators have a thorough understanding of the visual arts standards
2. (NAEA Standard II) Visual arts educators understand student characteristics
3. (NAEA Standard III) Visual arts educators understand diverse social and cultural constructions of identity
4. (NAEA Standard IV) Visual arts educators make informed selections of art content and curricula
5. (NAEA Standard V) Visual arts educators use knowledge of students as learners to plan appropriate instruction
6.(NAEA Standard VI) Visual arts educators use contemporary technology to enhance teaching and learning
7.(NAEA Standard VII) Visual arts educators conduct meaningful and appropriate assessments of student learning
8.(NAEA Standard VIII) Visual arts educators systematically reflect on their own teaching practice
9. (NAEA Standard IX) Visual arts educators assess program effectiveness
10.(NAEA Standard XXII) Visual arts educators participate in professional development opportunities
11.(NAEA Standard XXIII) Visual arts educators serve as advocates and researchers to contribute to the growth of their profession