Art Education K-12 BA

Program Purpose


Art students in the K-12 Art Education BA program develop curriculum and pedagogical skills in a variety of contexts. They will fulfill all licensure requirements as required by the McKay School of Education and the Utah Office of Education. This program is designed to enrich and connect each student's studio practices to their work as educators. The program is intended to develop students of character who are thoughtful advocates for children and schools and capable, inspiring teachers. Mentored research, rigorous study, and practicum experiences prepare students to engage in life-long learning within the arts and education.

 

Learning Outcomes


Community, Research, Lifelong Learning, and Service

Students will actively engage in communities of learning through collaborative inquiry, research, and service.

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 276 ARTED 378 ARTED 397 ARTED 450 ARTED 476R ARTED 478 ARTED 496R
Linked to BYU Aims: Communicate effectively, Lifelong service
Curriculum Theory

 Students will construct curricula and other professional materials that reflect current practices and theories in art and education.

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 339 ARTED 378 ARTED 450 ARTED 476R ARTED 478
Linked to BYU Aims: Communicate effectively, Competence
Studio Practice

Students will develop a studio practice that connects to their identity as an art educator and that includes the breadth of media and skills required of art educators in schools. 

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 339 ARTED 397 ARTED 450 ARTED 478
Linked to BYU Aims: Communicate effectively, Competence
Teaching Experience

Students will demonstrate sound teaching  practices in a variety of contexts.

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 276 ARTED 339 ARTED 378 ARTED 450 ARTED 476R ARTED 478 ARTED 496R
Linked to BYU Aims: Communicate effectively, Competence
Professional Licensure

Students will fulfill all professional licensure requirements and standards as required by the Art Education Program, the McKay School of Education, and University Standards for Educational Preparation Programs. 

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 276 ARTED 339 ARTED 378 ARTED 397 ARTED 450 ARTED 476R ARTED 478 ARTED 496R
Linked to BYU Aims: Communicate effectively, Competence
Spiritual Dimension of Art Education

Students will demonstrate their ability to consider complex questions and personal responsibilities associated with art and education in the light of gospel principles.

Courses that Contribute: ARTED 397 ARTED 450 ARTED 478
Linked to BYU Aims: Faith and testimony, Gospel knowledge

Evidence of Learning


Learning and Teaching Assessment and Improvement