College of Fine Arts and Communication


Art Education (M.Ed.)

Course Descriptions

The following graduate-level courses are offered in art education. Graduate-level courses are numbered 500-899. Information about course offerings and programs of study is published online and in print each year in the Graduate Catalog.

ARED 563 AUTHOR-ILLUSTRATOR:VISUAL AND LANGUAGE ARTS (3.00 units)
Children's literature is examined as illustration and text to develop strategies for enhancing reading and writing skills applicable within art education programs at the elementary level. Prerequisites: Minimum of 2.75 overall GPA and a 3.00 GPA in major. Consent of Art Education program adviser.

ARED 564 AUTHOR ILLUSTRATOR STUDIES: INTEGRATION OF VISUAL AND LANGUAGE ARTS AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL (3.00 units)
Non-fiction is examined as illustration and text to develop strategies for enhancing reading and writing skills in art education at the middle and high school levels. Special permit required. Prerequisites: Consent of the instructor.

ARED 607 ARTIST-TEACHER CONNECTION (3.00 units)
Exploration of the dual aspects of the art educator as artist/teacher. Includes studio work, museum trips, journal writing, research of cultural/historical expressions, and unit planning relevant to K-12 education.

ARED 608 INTERDISCIPLINARY ART EDUCATION (3.00 units)
Investigation of interdisciplinary connections between art and other subjects in the K-12 curriculum. Includes studio projects and unit and program planning.

ARED 609 MULTICULTURAL ART EDUCATION (3.00 units)
The study of multicultural art. Includes investigation of cultural contexts, studio processes and teaching strategies in grades K-12. Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits.

ARED 797 SEMINAR IN ART EDUCATION (3.00 units)
Investigation of problems and theories in art education and related fields. Prerequisite: EDUC 601

ARED 880 ART EDUCATION THESIS PROJECT I (3.00 units)
Introduction to art education project. Includes the writing of a proposal, outline of project and research in selected area. Prerequisite: EDUC 605, ARED 797.

ARED 881 ART EDUCATION THESIS PROJECT II (3.00 units)
Continuation of the writing of the art education project. Includes implementation, analysis and evaluation of study. Not open to students who have successfully completed ARED 799. Prerequisite: ARED 880

ARED 885 ART EDUCATION PROJECT CONTINUUM (1.00 units)
Continuation of project work if not completed in ARED 880 or ARED 881.


 


 

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