Art Education (Pre-K-Grade 12), Master of Arts (M.A.)

The Art Education program serves graduate students who would like to teach in schools, museums, and community centers, as well as those who are currently practicing educators seeking professional development.

Initial Certification Program

This program is for graduate students seeking Initial Certification through New York State. Students in this program pursue a range of courses that prepare them for certification with New York in teaching art. This program is appropriate for anyone interested in teaching in community centers, museums, or other spaces for learning.

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits

Take all the following

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 4100ECurriculum and Assessment in Art Education

4

EDSE 4200EIdentity, Community and Culture in Art Education

3

EDSE 4300FMaterials and Methods in Art Education

4

EDSE 7603GSeminar on Student Teaching in Secondary Schools

2

EDUC 1900GWorkshops on Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and Other Professional Topics

0

ARTE 3100ACritical Perspectives in Art Education

3

ARTE 3100CCommunity-Based Art Education

3

EDSE 7200IMaster's Project

3

EDSE 7800GStudent Teaching in Arts Education

4

OR

EDCE 7201GStudent/Supervised Teaching in the Arts P-6

2

AND

EDCE 7202GStudent/Supervised Teaching in the Arts 7-12

2

EDSE 7603GSeminar on Student Teaching in Secondary Schools

2

OR

EDCE 7204GSeminar in Teaching in the Arts P-6

1

AND

EDCE 7205GSeminar in Teaching in the Arts 7-12

1

EDUC 1900GWorkshops on Child Abuse Identification, School Violence Prevention, Dignity for All Students Act (DASA), and Other Professional Topics

0

One of the Following Four Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDUC 2100KDevlp Adj Early Ch

3

EDUC 7200APsychology of Learning and Teaching

3

EDUC 7300AChild Development

3

EDUC 7500AAdolescent Learning and Development

3

One of the following four courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDCE 1900CLanguage and Literacy Development in Young Children

3

EDCE 7500CEmergent to Fluent Literacy

3

EDSE 1200EReading and Writing across the Curriculum

3

EDSE 1201EMiddle School Literacy

4

One of the following two courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDCE 4500KInclusive Practices for the Arts

3

SPED 5000KIntroduction to Inclusive Education

3

Art and Art Education

Course NumberTitleCredits
ARTE 3100ACritical Perspectives in Art Education

3

ARTE 3100CCommunity-Based Art Education

3

Total Credit Hours: 41

Non-Certification Program

This program is for graduate students who do not wish to seek teaching certification.

Requirements Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 4100ECurriculum and Assessment in Art Education

4

EDSE 4200EIdentity, Community and Culture in Art Education

3

EDSE 4300FMaterials and Methods in Art Education

4

ARTE 3100ACritical Perspectives in Art Education

3

ARTE 3100CCommunity-Based Art Education

3

ART B7500Museum Education I

3

EDSE 7200IMaster's Project

3

Four elective courses in Art or Education. Suggested Education electives include courses in literacy development, special education, bilingual education and TESOL, early childhood and/or adolescent development, and educational leadership. Courses will be selected under advisement.

12

Total Credit Hours: 35

Professional Certification Program

This program is for graduate students who hold Initial Certification and are interested in deepening their understanding of art education.

Prerequisites:

Course NumberTitleCredits

Select from the following courses:

Course NumberTitleCredits
SPED 5000KIntroduction to Inclusive Education

3

OR

EDCE 4500KInclusive Practices for the Arts

3

AND

EDSE 1200EReading and Writing across the Curriculum

3

OR

EDSE 1201EMiddle School Literacy

4

OR

EDCE 1900CLanguage and Literacy Development in Young Children

3

OR

EDCE 7500CEmergent to Fluent Literacy

3

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits

Take all of the following

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 4100ECurriculum and Assessment in Art Education

4

EDSE 4200EIdentity, Community and Culture in Art Education

3

EDSE 4300FMaterials and Methods in Art Education

4

ARTE 3100ACritical Perspectives in Art Education

3

ARTE 3100CCommunity-Based Art Education

3

Content Electives (selected in consultation with an advisor): (9-12 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits
EDSE 7200IMaster's Project

3

Total Credit Hours: 32-35