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Art Education BFA Curriculum Guide

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BFA CURRICULUM GUIDE:

130 credit, four-year program of study

 

FIRST YEAR
    FALL SPR
FOU 101 Visual Arts Colloquium I 1cr  
FOU 110 Structural Drawing 3cr  
FOU 114 2D Workshop 2cr  
FOU 124 3D Concepts 2cr  
ARH 125 Renaissance to Modern Art 3cr  
ENL 101 Critical Writing & Reading I 3cr  
PSY 101 General Psychology 3cr  
       
FOU 102 Visual Arts Colloquium II   1cr
FOU 112 Life Drawing   3cr
FOU 115 Visual Language   2cr
FOU 125 3D Workshop   2cr
ARH 150 Modern to Contemporary Art   3cr
ENL 102 Critical Writing & Reading II   3cr
PSY 201 Child Psychology   3cr
OR      
PSY 215 Adolescent Psychology   " "
FIRST YEAR TOTAL 34cr
   

 

SECOND YEAR
    FALL SPR
AED 200 Methods & Materials 3cr  
ARH 200 Studies in Visual Culture 3cr  
FIA 221 Figure Drawing I 3cr  
MTH XXX Mathematics Elective 3cr  
XXX XXX Studio Concentration * 3cr  
ENL 2XX Literature Elective 3cr  
       
AED 201 Observational Strategies   3cr
ARH XXX Art History Elective   3cr
FIA 222 Figure Drawing II   3cr
AED XXX Art Education Elective   3cr
XXX XXX Studio Concentration *   3cr
XXX XXX The Social World **   3cr
SECOND YEAR TOTAL 36cr    

STUDIO CONCENTRATION
Art Education majors must declare their studio concentration by
the Spring advising period of the second year.

 

THIRD YEAR
    FALL SPR
AED 305 Soc Phil & History of Art Ed 3cr  
XXX XXX CVPA Elective 3cr  
XXX XXX Studio Concentration * 3cr  
XXX XXX Science (Natural World) 3cr  
AED XXX Art Education Elective 3cr  
       
AED 410 Curriculum Design   3cr
XXX XXX CVPA Elective   3cr
XXX XXX CVPA Elective   3cr
XXX XXX Studio Concentration *   3cr
XXX XXX Science (Engaged Community)   3cr
THIRD YEAR TOTAL 30cr    

 

FOURTH YEAR
    FALL SPR
AED 415 Special Needs: Current Issues 3cr  
XXX XXX CVPA Elective 3cr  
XXX XXX CVPA Elective 3cr  
XXX XXX Studio Concentration * 3cr  
XXX XXX The Social World ** 3cr  
AED XXX Art Ed Requirement 3cr  
       
AED 411 Practicum/Seminar: Elementary   12cr
OR      
AED 412 Practicum/Seminar: Secondary   " "
FOURTH YEAR TOTAL 30cr    

Students enrolled in AED 411/412 must pass all required
Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL)
prior to
October 1 of the Fall semester of the fourth year.

 

* Studio Concentration-- Students who plan to teach elementary, will select a 2D or a 3D program of courses.  Students who plan to teach secondary, will select a concentrated subplan within a specific arts discipline.

** The Social World: Humanity & Society-- Students must take 3 credits in each of the following categories of courses: The Nature of US Society and The Nature of the Global Society. For a list of approved courses go to: www.umassd.edu/generaleducation/universitystudies/approvedcourses

This curricular guide represents the requirements for students entering the college for the academic year 2013-2014 and is intended as an example of progression towards the degree.

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