Program Requirements

Hours: 53 (for Art Education Licensure), 54 (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

EDU 207Educational Theory & Reflective Teaching (3)

EDU 217Technology in the Instructional Process (2)

RDG 311Content Area Reading (3)

SED 215Human Exceptionalities (3)

SED 215SServ Lrng:Human Exceptionalities (1) EXP

SED 340Teaching in an Inclusive Setting (3)

Education Visual Arts Specialist Licensure Requirements - 22 hours

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

AED 290Comprehensive Art Ed I (3)

AED 390Comprehensive Art Education II (4)

EDU 333AArt Education Practicum (3)

EDU 444AArt Education Student Teaching (12)

Music Education Licensure Requirements - 21 hours

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

EDU 333MMusic Education Practicum (2-3)

EDU 444MMusic Education Student Teaching (12)

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.