College of the Arts
Degree Program Course Requirements

For general degree requirements, see the College of the Arts and
the General Degree Requirements pages.

Master of Arts in Teaching
(with certification in Art Education)

Area 1 Foundations Required Hrs: 9
EDCI 6225 American Education (2)
EDCI 6226 Instructional Applications (2)
EDCI 6227 Human Development, Motivation, and Learning (2)
EDCI 6228 Special Education (3)

Area 2 Professional Core Required Hrs: 6
ARTE 3215 Teaching Art in Elementary School (3)
ARTE 4210 Teaching Art in Middle and High School (3)

Area 3 Professional Practice Required Hrs: 16-18
EDCI 6698 Teaching Internship (2 semesters) (6)
EDCI 6485 Student Teaching (one semester) (10)

EDUT 6105 Technology Infusion (3)
EDUF 6125 Classroom Management (2)
ARTE 4698 Service Learning Internship (1)

Area 4 Advanced Studies Required Hrs: 26
EDUF 6116 Educational Research Methods (3)
ARTE 6185 Concepts in Art Education (3)
ARTE 6187 Curriculum in Art Education (3)
ARTE 6999 Thesis/Exhibit Research (2)

ARTH 5125 Research and Seminar in Art History (3)

Select four of the following courses:
ARTE 6186 Graduate Problem: Art Education
ARTH 6185 Graduate Problem: Art History

Exit Requirements
ARTE 7000 Graduate Exhibition (0)

Total Hours Required: 57-59

Note: A minimum of 36 semester hours of approved undergraduate art coursework is required for admission to the MAT program. Additional hours (3 - 12) of art coursework may be required depending on content background. Prospective students who do not have a degree in art must request a transcript evaluation and meet with the program coordinator to determine content courses needed for certification. All prospective MAT program candidates must submit a portfolio to the program coordinator for review.

*Instructor approval is required to register for the 5000-6000 level studio courses (ARTS). Students not approved for graduate level studio work must take the necessary undergraduate prerequisites. Two undergraduate advance level courses are required as prerequisites for graduate level courses.