Art, Instructional Certification: Teacher Certification in Art (Preschool-Grade 12)

Program Requirements

Teaching Field Requirements
Fine Arts Core
ARFD 101Surface3
ARFD 103Color and Light3
ARFD 104Space3
ARHT 105Global Foundations in Art and Visual Culture3
ARHT 106Modern Visions 1400-19453
ARFD 100Perceptual Drawing3
Fine Arts Education
ARST 201Objects in Clay3
ARST 2023D and Extended Media3
ARST 204Painting3
ARST 205Photography3
ARST 206Printmaking3
VCDS 201Visual Communication Design Studio I3
Second Level Studio
Select one of the following:3
Objects in Clay: Ceramics
Fibers and Fabrics, Beginning I
Metalwork and Jewelry
Painting II
Photography II
Printmaking II
Sculpture
Visual Communication Design Studio II
Intermediate Level Studio
Select one of the following:3
Ceramics: Pottery and Sculpture, Intermediate
Fibers and Fabrics, Intermediate
Metalwork and Jewelry, Intermediate
Painting, Intermediate
Photography Intermediate: Contemporary Art Form
Printmaking, Intermediate
Sculpture, Intermediate
Visual Communication Design Studio III
Teaching Methods
ARED 511Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education I: P-123
ARED 512Foundations of Methods and Curriculum in Art Education II: P-123
Total Credits48
Graduate Professional Sequence
Introductory Sequence
EDFD 505Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling3
or SASE 505 Teaching, Democracy, and Schooling
SASE 518Technology Integration in the Classroom1
Diversity and Instructional Sequence
EDFD 509Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment3
or SASE 509 Sociocultural Perspectives on Curriculum and Assessment
EDFD 516Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners1
or SASE 516 Meeting the Needs of English Language Learners
SASE 517Inclusive Classrooms in Middle and Secondary Schools 11
READ 501Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School3
EDFD 519Assessment for Authentic Learning3
or SASE 519 Assessment for Authentic Learning
Pedagogical Sequence I
SASE 526Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
SASE 527Clinical Practice I3
Pedagogical Sequence II
SASE 514In-Service Graduate Clinical Practice II 26
or SASE 529 Clinical Practice II
SASE 543Advanced Seminar in Inclusive Pedagogies3
Total Credits30

Additional Requirements for State Certification

The following additional requirements must be met prior to student teaching. Upon admission to the program, the student's submitted transcripts are evaluated to determine if any of these requirements have been fulfilled by previous coursework. In such cases, the requirement(s) appears on the degree audit as being waived.

  • CMST 101 or Speech Challenge Exam or documented & approved experience
  • Physiology & Hygiene - free test at county office of education or BIOL/HLTH course
  • Educational Psychology - EDFD 582 or PSYC 560
  • Psychology 101 or equivalent undergraduate course work

Note: Certification requirements are subject to change.