certification in art education (K-12)

 

 

art class

 

MINIMUM 39 CREDITS

This program is for the graduate of a fine arts program (which included a minimum of 36 credits in studio arts and 6 credits in art history) who seeks certification to teach art in the public schools. This program  provides specific courses and student teaching experience to meet the certification requirements of the Connecticut State Board of Education. Refer to the sections "Application and Admission", and "Programs, Courses, and Faculty graduate online catalog for additional information. 

 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

ART 270 - Introduction to Art Education. Prerequisite: any one of the following
courses: ART 112, 113 or 150. 3 credits
ART 370 - Art Education (Elementary School). Prerequisite: ART 270 and passing
scores or waiver of Praxis I examination. 3 credits
ART 371 - Art Education (Secondary School). Prerequisite: ART 270, 370 and passing score or waiver of the Praxis I examination. 3 credits
HIS 110 or HIS 112 - U.S. History - 3 credits (elect one)
PSY 215 - Adolescent Psychology - 3 credits
SED 481 or SED 482 - Teaching Exceptional Students - 3 credits
SHE 203 - School Health - 3 credits
EDF 520 - EDF 524 - Educational Foundations - 3 credits (choose one course)
EDU 300 - Student Teaching I - 6 credits
EDU 400 - Student Teaching II - 6 credits
IDS 470 - Literacy in the Content Areas - 1.5 credits
IDS 471 - English Language Learners in the Classroom - 1.5 credits