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MA, Teaching Art, Grades K-12, Initial Certification

MA Teaching Art, All Grades: Initial Certification (30 Credits - Full-Time Study)

Sequence of Study
Semester Course # Course Title Credits
Fall Semester

TCHL-GE 2010

Inquiries into Teaching & Learning [August 2 wk semester]

3 credits

Fall Semester

ARTED-GE 2271

Social Justice Education through Contemporary Art: Elementary Teaching
[*Course includes 50 hours of Elementary Learning Partner Fieldwork in a school]

4 credits

Fall Semester

ARTED-GE 2081

Special Education: Disabilities Studies and Contemporary Art

3 credits

Fall Semester

ARTED-GE 2015

Race, Education, and the Politics of Visual Representation

3 credits

Fall Semester

TCHL-GE 2999

Drug & Alcohol Ed/Child Abuse Identification/Violence Prevention

0 credits

January Term ARTED-GE 2901 Student Teaching Seminar: Elementary
[*Course includes at least 22 days of Elementary Student Teaching  Fieldwork in a school]
2 credits
Spring Semester

ARTED-GE 2272

Social Justice Education through Contemporary Art: Secondary Teaching
[*Course includes 50 hours of Secondary Learning Partner Fieldwork in Visionary Studios Saturday Workshop]

4 credits

Spring Semester

ARTED-GE 2902

Student Teaching Seminar: Secondary
[*Course includes at least 22 days of Secondary Student Teaching  Fieldwork in a school]

2 credits

Spring Semester

ARTED-GE 2277

Media Literacy & Visual Culture: Teaching Art in a Digital Age

3 credits

Spring Semester ARTED- GE 2000 Research in Art + Education

2 credits

Summer Session

ART-GE 2972

Interdisciplinary Grad Projects - Art in Dialogue

3 credits

Summer Session ARTED-GE 2301 Final Project 1 credit
       

Total Credits: 30 Credits

 

Art+Education Fieldwork

The Art+Education program connects theory with practice, balancing ideas about teaching and artmaking with hands on experiences in school and community-based settings.

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Student painting

Visionary Studios: Saturday Art Workshop

This innovative, free studio art program for high school students explores current social issues through a variety of media and materials. 

Learn more about Visionary Studios: Saturday Art Workshop

Student work in gallery.

Program Values and Terms

The Art+Education program is grounded in a set of core values and ideas about why and how we teach, make art, and participate in social change. 

Read Program Values and Terms