Dec 03, 2022  
2022-2023 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Shepherd University Catalog

Art Teaching Field, PreK-Adult, B.A.


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Program Learning Outcomes for Art Education 

  • To develop innovative cultural producers with conceptually, stylistically, and contextually grounded compositional skills demonstrating artistic integrity and competence. 
  • To comprehensively prepare teacher candidates for careers in public school art education according to accreditation standards. 
  • To develop the capacity to advocate for the visual arts and articulate its role in society to the broader community. 
  • To provide a strong authentic art making and intellectual foundation for future graduate school study in the visual arts and/or art education.

Curriculum for a Teaching Field in Art, PreK-Adult


The art education program adheres to a contemporary pedagogy that hones future teachers to be artists, scholars, and advocates of/for the arts. A student who wishes to earn a Bachelor of Arts-Secondary Education degree with a teaching field in art education must take the following courses: Core Curriculum  (42 credits), educational professional studies courses  (30), fine arts core and concentration (42), and art education (11). All additional upper division courses must be approved by the specialization coordinator.

Total semester hours required, 120 Hours:


Specific Core Curriculum requirement:


Fine arts core and concentration, 42 Hours:


Required courses, 18 Hours:

Elective courses, 9 Hours:

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Studio concentration (choose one area), 15 Hours:

Methods and theory of teaching art requirements, 11 Hours:


Note(s):


See professional education course listings under Education: Professional Studies Core for Secondary Education  (32 hours required).

Contact Person: Dr. David Modler, Coordinator of Art Education, CCA 213, 304-876-5678.

Four-Year Course Progression


Art Education
FALL   FIRST YEAR     SPRING   FIRST YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 103 2 Intro to Visual Arts (AR/GL) 3   ART 150   Digital Foundations 3
ART 140 1 Visual Thinking 3   ART 240, 250, or 350   3-D Course 3
ART 115   Drawing I 3   Core Curriculum   Choose (SO) 3
ARED 180   Inclusive Approaches 3   EDUC 150   Seminar in Education 1
ENGL 101 1 Written English I 3   Core Curriculum 2 COMM 202 (HM-GL, MD) (Req.) 3
    TOTAL 15   ENGL 102 1 Written English 102 3
              TOTAL 16
         
FALL   SECOND YEAR     SPRING   SECOND YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
ART 203   Survey History of Western Art 3   ART 310 2 Contemporary Art 3
ART 230   Painting I 3   ARED 345   Curriculum and Instruction 3
ART xxx   Studio Elective 3   EDUC 320   Social and Psychological Conditions of Learning 4
Core Curriculum 1 Math (MA) 3   ARED 400   Arts-based Research Practices 1
Core Curiculum 2 Wellness (WE) 3   Core Curriculum 1 History 3
    TOTAL 15       TOTAL 14
Take PRAXIS I PPST               
         
FALL   THIRD YEAR     SPRING   THIRD YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Studio Concentration   Course in Concentration 3   Studio Concentration   Courses in concentration 6
EDUC 370   Creating Learning Environments 3   EDUC 443   Reading in Content 3
ARED 427   Special Methods in Art Education 3   EDUC 380   Technology in 21st Century 3
Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4   Core Curriculum 1 Lab Science (LS) 4
ART 403   Art Criticism 3       TOTAL 16
ARED 400   Arts-based Research Practices 1          
    TOTAL 17          
          Take PRAXIS II PLT and Art Content Knowledge Exams  
         
FALL   FOURTH YEAR     SPRING   FOURTH YEAR  
Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit   Sub./Course No. Tier Title Credit
Studio Concentration   Courses in Concentration 6   EDUC 461 2 Student Teaching Seminar 3
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (HM) 3   EDUC 455 3 Student Teaching, Grades K-Adult 9
Core Curriculum 2 Choose (SO)  3       TOTAL 12
EDUC 400   Inclusion in the Regular Classroom 3          
    TOTAL 15       DEGREE TOTAL 120
May 19, 2021                
         

 

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