If you have a passion for inspiring creativity in young minds and education, the MST in Teaching Visual Arts is for you. This 34-credit program can be completed in under two years and meets all NYS Education Department’s requirements to teach visual arts to grades Pre-K through 12th grade.
Immerse yourself in coursework with renowned faculty and clinically rich field experience in the visual arts. Refine your own artistic skills as you learn how to identify a creative spark within your students. Study sound theories and effective practices for teaching the Visual Arts so that all children can learn self-expression about themselves and others in the world around them. Teaching practices are expanded to include inclusive classroom settings and learning styles.
This program will prepare you to take on the many roles in teaching visual arts, including Visual Arts Teachers.
|EDG 511A||Child Abuse and Violence Prevention||0|
|EDG 511D||DASA- Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying and Discrimination in Schools, Prevention and Intervention||0|
|EDG 638||Society, Schools, and Adolescent Development||3|
|EDG 639||Society, Schools, and the Developing Child||3|
|EDG 609||Language, Literacy, and Global Perspectives||3|
|EDG 606||Learning Environments||3|
|EDG 610||Curriculum and Methods in Inclusive Settings||3|
|EDG 627||Literacy Methods in Social Studies and Content Area Learning||4|
|EDG 617||Inclusive Literacy Assessment and Instruction (PRE-REQ/CO-REQ: EDG 610 PRE-REQ: EDG 609)||4|
|EDG 620||Educational Research for Teaching||3|
|EDG 691V||Student Teaching - Visual Arts Pre-K - 12||3|
PRIOR TO STUDENT TEACHING, STUDENTS MUST DO THE FOLLOWING:
- Complete 100 hours of classroom observations
- Complete workshop on child abuse/violence prevention (EDG 511A)
- Complete DASA workshop (EDG 511D)
- Complete course deficiencies (if applicable)
- Take CST in Subject Area
PRIOR TO BEING RECOMMENDED FOR CERTIFICATION, STUDENTS MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE ALL COURSEWORK AND THE FOLLOWING:
- EAS (Educating All Students)
- CST in Subject Area