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ART EDUCATION (AED)
 
AED 301 Art in the Elementary School 3 cr
Knowledge and skills appropriate to the elementary school art program. Techniques and media for teaching art in the various grades.
 
AED 440 Art in the N-12 Program 3 cr
Art and the intellectual, creative, and emotional growth of children. The role of art in the instructional program, examination of objectives in an art program, and the study of appropriate techniques and materials for teaching arts and crafts at the elementary level. Laboratory practice in the elementary school. Restricted to N-12 art majors. Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy and completion of two-thirds of the teaching field, and SED 340 and 341.
 
AED 441 Art in the N-12 Program 3 cr
Art and the intellectual, creative, and emotional growth of adolescents and youth. The study of appropriate techniques and materials for teaching studio arts and crafts, art history, appreciation and aesthetics, and participation in humanities programs to the secondary level. Laboratory practice in the secondary school. Restricted to N-12 art majors. Prerequisite: AED 440, Admission to candidacy and completion of two-thirds of the teaching field.
 
AED 494 Directed Study 1, 3 cr
Permission of Department required. No more than two directed studies courses can be counted toward the Bachelor’s degree and Class B Certificate. Permission of the department chair.
 
AED 501 Trends and Practices in Teaching Art in
the Elementary School
3 cr
Orients the student toward the artistic interests and creative abilities of children in the elementary school, and developing attitudes of respect for individuality and creativity. Included are laboratory experiences with art materials and research into appropriate techniques of teaching art.
 
AED 502 Trends and Practices in Teaching Art in
Secondary School
3 cr
Current trends and practices in curriculum, instruction, selection of materials, and derivation of procedures for guiding learning in art in the secondary school.
 
AED 560 Graduate Research Seminar 3 cr
Research in problems confronting American education. Selected topics are explored by students which provide the basis for seminar discussions. A seminar paper is presented by each student. This course also includes a field-based practicum. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
 
AED 590 Special Topics 3 cr
Current topics of special concern to secondary educators. A different topic will be used each time the course is offered. No more than six semester hours can be applied toward a graduate degree. Prerequisite: Permission of department chair.
 
AED 594 Directed Study and Research 1, 3 cr
Students explore through directed study problems and issues of special interest or significance in Art Education. Not more than three semester hours of any departmental 594 courses can be accepted toward a degree program. Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair.
 
 


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