Department of Art


Department of Art + Design,
Art History, Art Education

Art Education Major

Degree Requirements

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Art Education majors complete 97 units, including 36 units in art foundations courses, 12 units in art + design courses, 31 units in art education courses, 19 units in professional courses and 9 other required courses which are taken as gen eds.

2014-2015

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First Level Foundations (21 units)
ART 101 Digital Tools and Concepts (3)
ART 103 2D Concepts (3)

ART 104 3D Concepts (3)
ART 211 Drawing: Observation and Invention (3)
ART 212 Visual Concepts (3)
ARTH 221 Survey of Western Art I (3)
ARTH 222 Survey of Western Art II (3)

Second Level Foundations (15 units)
ART 229 Painting I (3)
ART 234 Photo Imaging - Film or ART 235 Photo Imaging - Creative Workflow (digital) (3)
ART 241 Sculpture I (3)
ARTH 3xx/4xx Any 300-400-level Art History Course (6)

Studio Requirements (12 units)
ART 231 Ceramics I (3)
ART 2xx–3xx Any 200–300-level Printmaking Course (3)
ART 2xx–3xx Any 200–300-level Studio Electives (6)

Art Education Courses (31 units)
First Term of the Art Education Block (6 units)
ARED 381* Media and Techniques for Art Teachers: Elementary (3)
ARED 383 Media and Techniques for Art Teachers: Secondary (3)

Second Term of the Art Education Block (10 units)
ARED 467 Field Experience in Art Education: Elementary (2)
ARED 468 Field Experience in Art Education: Secondary (2)
ARED 475 Methods of Teaching Art: Elementary (3)
ARED 479 Methods of Teaching Art: Secondary (3)

Third Term of the Art Education Block (15 units)
ARED 481 Student Teaching in Art: Elementary (6)
ARED 483 Student Teaching in Art: Secondary (6)
ARED 485 Professional Seminar in the Teaching of Art (3)

Professional Courses (19 units)
PSYC  201 Educational Psychology (3)
SCED 200 Foundations of Education (3)
SCED 341 Principles of Secondary Education (4)
SPED 301 Introduction to Special Education (3)
ARED 463 Author-Illustrator: Elementary (3)
ARED 464 Author-Illustrator: Secondary (3)

Additional Required Courses (taken as Core Requirements)
PSYC 101 Introduction to Psychology (3)
COMM 131 Fundamentals of Speech Communication (3)

Choose one
HIST 145 U.S. History to the Mid-19th Century (3)
HIST 146 U.S. History since the Mid-19th Century (3)

*prerequisite: passing score on Praxis I.

 

Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education
Center for the Arts, Room 3103 (map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2808
Fax: 410-704-2810
E-mail: artdepartment@towson.edu



 

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