Art Education (ARTE)
Introduction to art appreciation. Elements and principles of the visual arts, with examples from the history of art.
Carolina Core: AIU
Topics selected by the instructor for specialized study. Course content may include a variety of new, contemporary, and emerging art-related issues that are not regularly included in the general art education curriculum. May be repeated.
The study of relationships among visual arts, music, theatre, and dance.
Carolina Core: AIU
The language of art is taught through viewing, interpreting, producing, and appreciating art. Historical and contemporary art criticism; methods of teaching art criticism to children and young adults.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research
Methods of teaching art to elementary and preschool children. Major emphasis will be given to relevant studio experiences.
Curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching art to elementary and preschool children.
Experiential practice and learning in elementary schools.
A study of prominent theories of the artistic development of children from infancy through adolescence. Students will examine children’s art from various age groups and apply theoretical explanations to these observations.
An introduction to art education as a profession. The history, curricular development, and current issues are examined. Students practice proven teaching techniques.
A sequence of supervised practicum experiences in middle and secondary school art education settings. Seminars and group discussions.
Applications new media such as digital photography, sound, and other interactive hypermedia for the art classroom. Emphasis on integrating art production with art history, criticism, and aesthetics.
Curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching art to secondary school students.
Experiential curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching secondary schoolchildren.
Students seeking K-12 certification in art participate in directed teaching in elementary and secondary art programs while being supervised by an art education faculty member. Students are evaluated using a state-mandated assessment tool. Completion of course work in art education, admission to professional program, College of Education, and FBI check are required.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Internships
A workshop especially for teachers and prospective teachers, featuring practical art experiences and projects for elementary and secondary school. Topic varies by title.