2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

M.Ed. in Teacher of Visual Art (PreK-8) or (5-12) 45 credits

This program of study has been approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for Initial License in Teacher of Visual Art (PreK-8) or (5-12) in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

This program is designed for students who hold an undergraduate degree in the visual arts (or equivalent).

Prior to the practicum, students must complete a semester long, two day per week (around 200 hrs) pre-practicum experience in a classroom appropriate to the license sought.

Program of Study

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.

Required Courses (39 credits):

In this program, EARED 6002 must be taken for 2 credits. 

All courses must be completed prior to the practicum, and many courses include field-based assignments.

 

EARED 6111Principles and Practices of Art Education (PreK-8)

3

or

EARED 6112Principles and Practices of Art Education (5-12)

3

EARED 6110Arts and Education: History and Philosophy

3

IFINEGraduate-level studio art courses for a total of 6 credits (selected in consultation with faculty advisor)

6

EARED 6113Teaching the Fundamental Elements of Visual Art

3

EARED 5018Arts and Human Development

3

EARTS 6393Interactive New Media

3

EARED 6002Integrated Arts Strategies for Inclusive Settings

2-3

EARED 6003Equity, Access, and Inclusion through Arts Based Inquiry

3

IAHISGraduate-level art history course (selected in consultation with faculty advisor)

3

EARED 6114Rites and Rituals: Assessment in Art Education

3

EECLD 6115Sheltered English Instruction (PreK-6)

4

or

EECLD 6116Sheltered English Instruction (5-12)

4

EARED 7703Seminar in Teacher Inquiry for Art Educators (K-8)

3

or

EARED 7706Seminar in Teacher Inquiry for Art Educators (5-12)

3

IFINE graduate-level studio art courses require a prerequisite of the equivalent of 18 credit hours or more of undergraduate studio art work.

EARED 6111 and EARED 6112 include a weekly pre-practicum visit to a field site.

Practicum (6 credits):

Practicum prerequisites: Successful completion of a 75-hour early field experience and required pre-practicum courses; satisfactory completion of appropriate Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL) requirements. This full-time, full-semester experience is accompanied by a weekly seminar and requires a field experience fee.

EARED 7701Practicum and Seminar in Art Education (PreK-8)

6

or

EARED 7704Practicum and Seminar in Art Education (5-12)

6