Art Education (ARTE)

ARTE 101  - Introduction to Art  (3 Credits)  

Introduction to art appreciation. Elements and principles of the visual arts, with examples from the history of art.

Carolina Core: AIU

ARTE 201  - Special Topics in Art Education  (3 Credits)  

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.

ARTE 260  - Interdisciplinary Relationships in the Arts  (3 Credits)  

The study of relationships among visual arts, music, theatre, and dance.

Carolina Core: AIU

ARTE 345  - Art Evaluation  (3 Credits)  

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.

ARTE 399  - Independent Study  (3-9 Credits)  

Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research

ARTE 520  - Art for Elementary Schools  (3 Credits)  

Methods of teaching art to elementary and preschool children. Major emphasis will be given to relevant studio experiences.

ARTE 525  - Elementary Methods for K-12 Art Certification  (3 Credits)  

Curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching art to elementary and preschool children.

ARTE 525P  - Elementary Methods for K-12 Art Certification Practicum  (1 Credit)  

Experiential practice and learning in elementary schools.

Corequisite: ARTE 525.
ARTE 530  - Art of Children  (3 Credits)  

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.

ARTE 540  - The School Art Program  (3 Credits)  

An introduction to art education as a profession. The history, curricular development, and current issues are examined. Students practice proven teaching techniques.

Prerequisites: ARTE 520.
ARTE 540P  - Practicum in Art Education  (1 Credit)  

A sequence of supervised practicum experiences in middle and secondary school art education settings. Seminars and group discussions.

Corequisite: ARTE 540.
ARTE 550  - Incorporating New Media in Art Education  (3 Credits)  

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.

ARTE 560  - Secondary Methods for K-12 Art Certification  (3 Credits)  

Curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching art to secondary school students.

Corequisite: ARTE 560P.
ARTE 560P  - Secondary Methods for K-12 Art Certification Practicum  (1 Credit)  

Experiential curriculum, methods, and materials for teaching secondary schoolchildren.

Corequisite: ARTE 560.
ARTE 565  - Field Experience Seminar  (3 Credits)  
Corequisite: EDSE 471.
ARTE 571  - Directed Teaching in Art  (12 Credits)  

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

ARTE 595  - Art Education Workshop  (1-6 Credits)  

A workshop especially for teachers and prospective teachers, featuring practical art experiences and projects for elementary and secondary school. Topic varies by title.