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Studio Art Major: Art Education Teacher Licensure Concentration (B.F.A.)

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The goal of the Art Education concentration is to provide Endicott undergraduates majoring in Studio Art the opportunity to pursue teacher licensure for grades kindergarten through secondary education. The concentration consists of 7 courses plus a full-semester practicum. At the end of the program, students will be able to plan appropriate curriculum and instruction. They will draw upon the standards of the relevant curriculum frameworks to plan sequential units of study, individual lessons, and learning activities that make learning cumulative and advance students’ levels of content knowledge. In addition, they will be able to deliver effective instruction, including communicating high standards and expectations when beginning the lesson, extending and completing the lesson, and evaluating student learning. The program includes managing classroom climate, operation in order to promote appropriate standards of behavior and to create a positive learning environment. Art Education concentrators will meet professional responsibilities, including understanding his or her legal and moral responsibilities; maintaining interest in current theory, research, and developments in the academic discipline; reflecting critically upon his or her teaching experience, collaborating with colleagues to improve instruction, assessment, and student achievement; and conveying knowledge of and enthusiasm for his/her academic discipline to students.

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 128-129

Freshman - Credits: 32

  • Quantitative Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
ART 101 - Visual Art and Cultural Values I: Prehistory to c. 1310 (Cr: 3)
ART 102 - Visual Art and Cultural Values II: Early Fourteenth Century to the Present (Cr: 3)
ART 105 - Drawing and Composition I (Cr: 3)
ART 106 - Drawing and Composition II (Cr: 3)
ART 115 - Two Dimensional Design (Cr: 3)
ART 207 - Color Theory and Light (Cr: 3)
ED 010 - Communication/Literacy Lab (Cr: 0)
ED 125 - Approaches to Secondary Education (Cr: 3)
ENG 111 - Critical Reading and Writing I (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
ENG 112 - Critical Reading and Writing II (Cr: 3)
Satisfies the Writing Designated Core requirement.
INT 100 - Internship I (Cr: 2)

Sophomore - Credits: 32

ART 201 - Painting I (Cr: 3)
ART 202 - Painting II (Cr: 3)
ART 205 - Three-Dimensional Design (Cr: 3)
ART 238 - Modern and Postmodern Art: from the 1870s through the 1970s (Cr: 3)
ART 241 - Figure Drawing: Anatomy for Artists (Cr: 3)
ART 266 - Writing in the Arts Seminar (Cr: 3)
ED 203 - Introduction to Children with Special Needs (Cr: 3)
ED 240/240L - Literacy in the Content Areas and Field Experience (Cr: 3)
INT 200 - Internship II (Cr: 2)
PHT 116 - Introduction to Photographic Imaging (Cr: 3)
PSY 200 - Child and Adolescent Psychology (Cr: 3)

Junior - Credits: 34-35

  • Global Issues General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3-4)
  • Values and Ethical Reasoning General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
ART 121 - Ceramics I (Cr: 3)
ART 302 - Portfolio (Cr: 3)
ART 322 - Contemporary Art in a Global Context (Cr: 3)
ART 340 - Advanced Art Studio (Cr: 3)
ART 350 - Art Education Methods and Materials (Cr: 3)
ED 030 - Subject Matter Lab (Cr: 0)
ED 321 - Junior Transitions (Cr: 1)
ED 330/330L - Sheltered English Immersion Teacher's Endorsement Course and Field Experience (Cr: 3)
ED 339 - Classroom Assessment (Cr: 3)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • General Education Electives  (Cr: 9)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement  (Cr: 3)
ART 489 - Senior Thesis I (Cr: 3)
ART 490 - Senior Thesis II (Cr: 3)
ED 400 - Practicum and Seminar in Education (Cr: 12)
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