Program Requirements

Hours: 52 (for Art Education Licensure), 59 (for Music Education Licensure)

Prerequisites for licensure
(16 hours)

COM 100Spoken Word (3) C

ENG 101Written Word (3) C

EDU 190Introduction to the Educational Profession (1)

PSY 103Introduction to Psychology (3) S/CEP

SOC 103Our Social World (3) S/CS

MTH  Choose one discipline specific mathematics course in the Core Curriculum (3) MA

General Licensure Requirements
(15 hours for art education and 18 for music education majors)

EDU 217Technology in the Instructional Process (2)

EDU 307Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)

RDG 311Content Area Reading (3)

SED 215Human Exceptionalities (3)

SED 215SService Learning: Human Exceptionalities (1) EXP

SED 340Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)

(EDU 305 required for music education majors, not required for art education majors)

EDU 305Educational Assessment (3)

Education Visual Arts Specialist Licensure Requirements
(21 hours)

Corequisite: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Art Education - refer to the Department of Art, Fine Art, Art Education & Art History for a listing Art Education Major requirements.

AED 290Comprehensive Art Ed I (3)

AED 390Comprehensive Art Education II (4)

EDU 333Multi-Age Practicum (2)

EDU 444AArt Education Student Teaching (12)

Music Education Licensure Requirements
(25 hours)

Corequisite: Bachelor of Arts Degree in Music - refer to the Department of Music for major requirements.

EDU 333Multi-Age Practicum (2)

EDU 444MMusic Ed Stu Teach Capstone (12)

MUS 221String Class (1)

MUS 222Brass Class (1)

MUS 241Class Voice (1)

MUS 323Woodwind Class (1)

MUS 324Percussion Class (1)

MUS 343Methods of Music I (3)

MUS 344Methods of Music II (3)

Program Outcomes

Teacher Competencies

The School of Education has developed the following five teacher competencies describing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that each teacher candidate will have upon completion of any licensure program.

  1. Content knowledge - The candidate articulates accurate subject matter and applies that knowledge in planning and presenting lessons aligned with content standards.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 students’ needs and assessment results.
  4. Learning Environment - The candidate creates and manages a learning environment that encourages active, engaged learning and respect for others.
  5. Professional responsibilities - The candidate engages in reflective practice, promotes collaboration among peers, families, and communities, and takes on opportunities for professional development.

***Effective July 1, 2014, the College of Mount St. Joseph became Mount St. Joseph University. Any reference within the catalog to the College will be understood to be a reference to Mount St. Joseph University after July 1, 2014, unless otherwise noted.***