Catalog 2010-2012

Art Education

Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study.  Applicants should contact the Department of Art for other admission requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is required for admission to the program.

Applicants must have a B.A. in Art Education.  Applicants with a B.A. in Art History, or B.A. or B.F.A. in Studio Art, must also have teaching certification.  Qualified applicants are admitted by the Graduate Faculty Admissions Committee following selective review of prior academic achievement: writing samples, a portfolio of personal art work and work by the applicant=s students.  Specific information regarding portfolio preparation is available from the Department of Art.

Each student must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours.  This major has a written or a project-based thesis requirement.  Projects must focus on issues germane to K-12 teaching and be documented by a thorough thesis description paper. A minimum of 15 semester hours of 200/6000-level course work is required.

All degree candidates are required to pass a formal Comprehensive Review in partial fulfillment of the Master of Arts degree requirements.


  Art: 600:295 (must be repeated for a total of 9 hrs.).....9 hours

  Art: 600:192.....3 hours

  Art: 600:138 or 600:192 (may be taken twice) or 600:194.....3 hours

  Art: graduate level Art History.....6 hours

  Art: 600:299.....6 hours

Graduate-level electives: (approved by the Chair of Graduate Studies, Department of Art).....3 hours

30 hours