Program Requirements

Hours: 46

The Teaching major with a Concentration in Art or Music is offered to the student who holds a bachelor's degree in Art or Music and is interested in teaching grades K-12. Students are eligible for a multi-age education license when they successfully complete the program.

Required content courses are undergraduate level and may have been taken as part of the candidate's baccalaureate degree or may be taken concurrently while participating in the graduate level licensure program.

PROFESSIONAL CORE - 10 hours

EDU 500Statistics and Research (3)

EDU 501Educational Psychology (3)

EDU 600Integrative Project (1)

EDU 602Ethics for Educators (3)

UNDERGRADUATE LEVEL COURSES REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE
(6-7 credits plus content requirements in art or music)

AED 290Comprehensive Art Ed I (3)

AED 390Comprehensive Art Education II (4)

OR 
 

MUS 343Methods of Music I (3)

MUS 344Methods of Music II (3)

Art or Music Undergraduate Content Requirements  56-58 credit hours

GRADUATE LEVEL COURSES REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE & MA DEGREE (36 credits)

AYA 550Nature and Needs of Adolescents (3)

AYA 670AYA Curriculum Methods: Teaching to Standards (3)

EDU 502Measurement & Evaluation (3)

EDU 504Behav Mgmt/Classroom Org (3)

EDU 517Technology in the Instructional Process (3)

EDU 533AArt Education Practicum (1-3)

or

EDU 533MMusic Education Practicum (2-3)

EDU 601Differentiated Instruction for Inclusive Settings Mild to Moderate (3)

EDU 616Cognition Across Cultures (3)

EDU 644Graduate Student Teaching (6)

RDG 511Content Area Reading (3)

SED 515Human Exceptionalities Across the Lifespan (3)

To complete Ohio Licensure: undergraduate content requirements + 7-8 credits undergraduate methods coursework + 30 credits graduate level course work + 6 credits student teaching + passing scores on required the Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE) tests.

Program Outcomes

  • Content knowledge - The candidate articulates accurate subject matter and applies that knowledge in planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  • Learner characteristics - The candidate incorporates knowledge of how students learn and how diverse experiences affect learning when planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  • Instructional strategies - The candidate applies a variety of scientifically-based, data-driven instructional strategies based on learning goals, assesses student's progress toward these goals, and differentiates instruction based on student needs and assessment results.
  • Learning environment - The candidate creates and manages a learning environment that encourages active, engaged learning and respect for others.
  • Professional responsibilities - The candidate engages in reflective practice, promotes collaboration among peers, families and communities, and takes on opportunities for professional development