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Art Education Major


Students who seek certification in art (preK-12) major in fine arts with a concentration in art. They also take specific core courses and education courses with field experiences at the elementary and secondary levels.

Upon Admission to the teacher education program, each student is assigned an advisor, though the primary advisor resides in the major department. The student is responsible for knowing and meeting the requirements and deadlines for internship, program completion and certification, as well as all graduation requirements of the major department and of the University. This Maryland Approved Program meets certification requirements in other states. Students are advised, however, to consult certification requirements in states of interest early in their study.

Art Education Certification Requirements

Education Courses:

Core Art Education Courses:

Students must also take at least 18 additional credits of art electives; these are to be selected in consultation with the student's advisor and are subject to the approval of the chair of the department.

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Declaration of Major and Declaration of Minor forms are available through the registrar's office.

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