Art Education PreK-Adult, B.A.

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Major

The Core Curriculum is designed to foster critical thinking skills and introduce students to basic domains of thinking that transcend disciplines. The Core applies to all majors. Information on specific classes in the Core can be found at https://www.marshall.edu/gened/.

Core Curriculum
Core 1: Critical Thinking
FYS 100First Yr Sem Critical Thinking3
MTH 121 Bison image  Cap graduation image Concepts and Applications (CT)3
Critical Thinking Course3
Core 2
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition3
CMM 103 Bison image  Cap graduation image Fund Speech-Communication3
MTH 121 Bison image  Cap graduation image Concepts and Applications (CT)3
Core II Natural Science4
ART 112 Bison image Intro To Visual Art3
Core II Social Science3
Core II Humanities3
Additional University Requirements
Writing Intensive3
Writing Intensive3
Multicultural or International3
ART 499 Bison image Senior Capstone Exhibition BA1
Teaching Specialization
ART 112 Bison image Intro To Visual Art3
ART 201History of Art3
ART 202History of Art3
ART 214 Cap graduation image Foundations: Grid/Chroma3
ART 215Foundations: Form/Space3
ART 217Foundations: Record/Layer3
ART 218Foundations: Site/Matrix3
ART 219Foundations: Frame/Time3
ART 299Foundations Review: BA0
ART 301Printmaking Processes3
ART 305Ceramics3
ART 307Sculpture3
ART 310Art Education: Elementary3
ART 315Intro to Photography3
ART 340Art Education: Secondary3
ART 350Watercolor Painting3
or ART 353 Beginning Painting I
ART 38920th Century Art3
or ART 464 History of Modern Design
ART 460History & Phil of Art Ed3
ART History, Studio, or Education3
ART History, Studio, or Education3
ART 499 Bison image Senior Capstone Exhibition BA (C)1
Professional Education Core
EDF 201Ed Psych Developing Learner3
EDF 270Level I Clinical Exp0
CISP 421 Cap graduation image Child with Exceptionalities3
EDF 475Schools in a Diverse Society3
CI 345 Cap graduation image Crit Read Writ & Think3
CI 402Teach Mid Child Learners3
CI 449Instr & Clarm Mgt Sec Ed3
CISP 422Differentiate Instruction3
ART 468Secondary Ed: Teaching Art3
CI 470Level II Clinical Exp0
CI 450 Bison image Stu Teach Secondary Ed (Capstone)12

Major Information

Admission Requirements for ADMI 4

  1. Grade Point Average of 2.80 or higher (both MU and overall),
  2. EDF 201 Ed Psych Developing Learner (grade “C” or better) and EDF 270 Level I Clinical Exp (credit),
  3. Passing scores on the PRAXIS Core exam – all 3 areas or exemption
  4. Portfolio in LiveText which includes:
    • Self-Assessment,
    • Writing Sample and
    • Three Recommendations,
  5. 21 ACT composite score,
  6. MU students: Completion of 26 credit hours,
  7. Transfer students: Completion of 12 Marshall University credit hours.

Admission Requirements for ADMI 5

  1. 12 hours of completed Professional Education Core courses,
  2. 2.8 GPA overall, at MU, and in Teaching Specialization,
  3. 3.0 GPA in Professional Education Core

Admission Requirements for Student Teaching

  1. At least 90% of Teaching Specialization courses completed,
  2. Minimum of 100 credit hours completed,
  3. 2.8 GPA overall, at MU, and in Teaching Specialization,
  4. 3.0 GPA in Professional Education Core,
  • Many courses require clinical experience in public school during normal school hours. Schedule open time accordingly.
  • Students should monitor their program of study carefully due to ongoing curricular changes.
  • All coursework in Teaching Specialization and Professional Education Core must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • West Virginia law mandates that all persons entering a school or having contact with students must have completed a background check and have not been found on the sexual offender registry prior to entering a school. Each county and school can also use the results of that background check as a basis for admitting or denying admittance. It is the procedure of the Marshall University College of Education and Professional Development that every student will obtain a background check prior to being placed in a school setting.

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Four Year Plan

The College of Education and Professional Development has the distinction of being the oldest part of Marshall University. The CIF (Curriculum, Instruction, & Foundations) program includes elementary, secondary, educational foundations, and educational computing for pre-service teachers. The secondary programs are designed for those wanting to teach content to middle school and/or high school students. The educational foundations and computing courses are designed for those entering the education field. Students receive broad content knowledge in the core academic area of choice as well as in the art and science of teaching children.

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterCredit Hours
ART 112 Bison image Intro To Visual Art 3
MTH 121 Bison image  Cap graduation image Concepts and Applications (CT) 3
CMM 103 Bison image  Cap graduation image Fund Speech-Communication 3
ENG 101 Bison image  Cap graduation image Beginning Composition 3
FYS 100 First Yr Sem Critical Thinking 3
UNI 100 Freshman First Class 1
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ART 201 History of Art 3
ART 214 Cap graduation image Foundations: Grid/Chroma 3
ART 217 Foundations: Record/Layer 3
ENG 201 Bison image  Cap graduation image Advanced Composition 3
Core II Social Science (CT, M/I) 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Year
First Semester
ART 202 History of Art 3
ART 215 Foundations: Form/Space 3
ART 310 Art Education: Elementary 3
EDF 201 Ed Psych Developing Learner 3
EDF 270 Level I Clinical Exp 0
Core II Natural Science 4
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
ART 218 Foundations: Site/Matrix 3
ART 219 Foundations: Frame/Time 3
ART 315 Intro to Photography 3
CISP 421 Cap graduation image Child with Exceptionalities 3
Core II Humanities (WI, 200-level) 3
ART 350
Watercolor Painting
or Beginning Painting I
3
 Credit Hours18
Third Year
First Semester
ART 299 Foundations Review: BA 0
ART 301 Printmaking Processes 1 3
ART 305 Ceramics 2 3
CI 345 Cap graduation image Crit Read Writ & Think 3
ART History, Studio, or Education 3
Writing Intensive 3
 Credit Hours15
Second Semester
ART 307 Sculpture 3
ART 340 Art Education: Secondary 3 3
CI 449 Instr & Clarm Mgt Sec Ed 3
CISP 422 Differentiate Instruction 3
ART History, Studio, or Education 3
 Credit Hours15
Fourth Year
First Semester
ART 460 History & Phil of Art Ed 3
ART 468 Secondary Ed: Teaching Art 3
ART 499 Bison image Senior Capstone Exhibition BA 1
CI 402 Teach Mid Child Learners 3
EDF 475 Schools in a Diverse Society 3
ART 389
20th Century Art
or History of Modern Design
3
CI 470 Level II Clinical Exp 0
 Credit Hours16
Second Semester
CI 450 Bison image Stu Teach Secondary Ed (Capstone) 12
 Credit Hours12
 Total Credit Hours123