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Graduate Catalog 2007-08 
Graduate Catalog 2007-08 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Arts in Art Education

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Ellen Armstrong
Room 2104 Richmond Center

The Master of Arts in Art Education is designed to address the needs of art educators for advanced preparation in their discipline. Required courses include credit hours in art education, art studio, and art history.

Art education courses are designed to combine emphasis on research and curriculum development, and also provide strong foundations in theory and practice related to teaching art in various professional contexts. Topical seminars focus on recent issues and new developments in art education. Research in art education focuses on qualitative and quantitative research methods. Students will prepare and defend a written thesis. Advanced studio courses will provide students with opportunities to develop as artists and achieve individual goals for excellence in a range of art media. Advanced course work in art history will focus on western and non-western sources of art. All course work will be offered only during Summer II sessions. Students who follow the outlined program can complete degree requirement over four summers.

Admission Requirements

  1. An undergraduate degree with a major in art or its equivalent.
  2. A completed application for admission (the blue sheets of the graduate self-managed application).
  3. A portfolio of twenty slides or CD (ten slides of personal work and ten slides of student work).
  4. A statement of intent outlining the reasons for seeking admission to a graduate program in art education.
  5. Three letters of recommendation for admission.
  6. A current resume.

Program Requirements

1. Sixteen hours in Art Education:

2. Six hours in advanced art history:

3. Eight hours in studio art offered within the School of Art.

Choose from among:

4. Studio course.

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