Art Education K-12 BA
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.
Community, Research, Lifelong Learning, and Service
Students will actively engage in communities of learning through collaborative inquiry, research, and service.
Students will construct curricula and other professional materials that reflect current practices and theories in art and education.
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.
Students will demonstrate sound teaching practices in a variety of contexts.
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.
Students will demonstrate their ability to consider complex questions and personal responsibilities associated with art and education in the light of gospel principles.