Art and Design Education B.F.A./M.S.
Bachelor of Fine Arts/Master of Science in Art and Design Education
The mission of graduate Art & 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.
- 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.
Combined degree in Art and Design Education (BFA/MS)
159 credit degree program.
By completing both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Art and Design Education at Pratt, students can reduce time and cost requirements. This program can be completed in five years, which may include summer sessions. Students need to remain in good academic standing to continue in the five-year program. When they get to the graduate level, students will need to meet the requirements for graduate students, including academic standing requirements. Financial aid packages, as well as bursar and other payment situations, also convert to graduate student levels.
This program leads to New York State Initial Certification in Teaching Visual Arts, Grades Pre-K-12.
Requirements for BFA/MS in Art and Design Ed, 2012
Semester 1Complete these courses.
FDC-143 Drawing I: Figure and General
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
Semester 2Complete these courses.
FDC-144 Drawing II: Figure and General
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
Semester 3Complete these courses plus 4 credits Art or Design Core , 4 credits Studio Electives, and 2 credits Liberal Arts Electives.
ED-250 Contemporary Ideas About Art and Self
HA-215 Survey of Art: Nineteenth Century
CH-300 World Civilizations I
Semester 4Complete these courses plus 4 credits Art or Design Core , and 2 Studio Elective credits.
ADE-215B Fieldwork in Art & Design Education: Special Populations OR
ADE-215A Fieldwork in Art & Design Education
HA-216 Survey of Art: Twentieth Century Art
SS-391 Child And Adolescent Development
CH-400 World Civilizations II
Semester 5Complete these courses plus 2 credits Studio Elective
ADE-419 Foundations in Art and Design Education
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 OF MATH/SCIENCE
Semester 6Complete these courses plus 2 Liberal Arts Elective credits.
ADE-506 Literacy and Language Acquisition in the Classroom
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 OF HISTORY OF ART ELECTIVE
COMPLETE 3 CREDITS OF SOCIAL SCIENCE/PHILOSOPHY
Semester 7Complete these courses plus 6 Art or Design Core credits.
ADE-630 Media and Materials: From Studio to Classroom
ED-400 Foundations in History And Philosophy of Education
ADE-517 Directed Research in Art and Design Education
TAKE 3 CREDITS OF MATH/SCIENCE
Semester 8Complete these courses and 3 credits of Art & Design Core.
ADE-625 Play and Performance: From Childhood To Pedagogy
ADE-531A Student Teaching: Public School, Preschool-Kindergarten-High School OR
ADE-531B Student Teaching: Public School, Pre-K-Hs, Special Populations OR
ADE-532A Student Teaching Seminar
ADE-616B Fieldwork in Art & Design Education With Special Needs Populations
ED-602 Survey of Art Education Literature OR
Semester 9Complete these courses plus 6 credits Graduate Level Elective.
ED-660A Thesis I
ADE-621 Special Topics
Semester 10Complete these courses plus 2 credits Graduate Level Elective.
ED-660B Thesis II
ED-605 The Teacher in Film and Fiction