Art and Design Education B.F.A.
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art and Design Education
The mission of graduate Art and Design Education is the preparation of artists and designers as accomplished educators who can work effectively with pupils in diverse cultural contexts and apply interdisciplinary perspectives in a variety of educational settings, including schools, museums, and community organizations. Students work collaboratively with their peers, community members and professionals in the field, while they learn to develop lessons and construct environments that promote critical inquiry and creative practice. Students engage in individual and community practices as artists, educators, and researchers. The department exposes students to educational design and teaching practice in a range of settings from schools to museums through an integrated curriculum, providing opportunities for research and development of independent projects.
- Graduates are competent and qualified in their content knowledge and instructional planning.
- Graduates are competent and qualified in their pedagogical knowledge and instructional practice.
- Graduates will apply their knowledge of the history and current trends in the fields of art and design education, as well as the broader social and cultural contexts of the profession, to shape their stances as educators, artists, and researchers and contribute to their educational endeavors.
- Graduates will be able to adapt to a variety of career opportunities and the realities of teaching in diverse settings, and continue their professional development and engagement.
The BFA in Art and Design Education leads to New York State Initial Certification in Visual Arts, Pre-K–12.
Requirements for BFA in Art and Design Ed, 134 TOTAL CREDITS, 2013
FDC-157 3-Dimensional Design I
FDC-163 Light/Color/Design I
FDC-180 4-D Design I
HA-115 Survey of Art I
HMS-101A Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies
FDC-158 3-D Design II
FDC-164 Light/Color/Design II
FDC-181 4-D Design II
HA-116 Survey of Art II
HMS-103A Introduction to Literary and Critical Studies
HA-215 Survey of Art: Nineteenth Century
CH-300 World Civilizations I
HA-216 Survey of Art: Twentieth Century Art
SS-391 Child And Adolescent Development
CH-400 World Civilizations II
ED-406 American Urban Education: Issues and Contexts
SPAN-501 Conversational Spanish I
ADE-521 Student Teaching I: Saturday Art School OR
ADE-524 Student Teaching: Galleries
TAKE 3 CREDITS MATH/SCIENCE REQUIREMENT
ADE-522 Student Teaching II Saturday Art School OR
ADE-523 Student Teaching: After School
ADE-420 The Art of Teaching Art and Design
SPAN-502 Conversational Spanish Ii
COMPLETE 2 CREDITS HISTORY OF ART ELECTIVE
COMPLETE 3 CREDITS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE OR