|Art Education Program|
|University of New Mexico|
There are three avenues of study in the Art Education Program at the University of New Mexico
Programs of Study
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Degree Offered: B.A. in Art Education
The following program leads to a Bachelor of Arts in Art Education. Upon completion of this program the graduate is qualified to apply for New Mexico licensure to teach visual arts, grades K-12. Some states have licensure reciprocity with New Mexico. Contact other states' departments of education for information and planning.
A student who wishes to be admitted into the teacher preparation program in art is required to meet the screening criteria and procedures of the College of Education and Art Education. Screening is done concurrently with the program's prerequisites screening course, Art Education 310, and in some cases Art Education 320.
Upon admission into the teacher preparation program in art, the student is assigned a faculty adviser with whom the student must be in contact on a regular basis and with whom the student will construct an official program of studies. The program of studies is to be drawn up as early as possible after acceptance into the program. The student is required to meet with his or her adviser each semester throughout the program.
Curriculum for B.A. in Art Education for K-12 Art Teaching Licensure
The undergraduate curriculum is composed of four areas: General education, professional education, art studio, and subject matter electives.
1. General Education (58 credit hours)
* English (12 credit hours): Including Composition 1 & 2, Expository Writing, and an English literature elective.
2. Professional Education (30 credit hours).
* Including Developmental, Psychological and Social Issues in Education
3. Teaching Area - Art (36 credit hours).
* Including 2-D & 3-D Design
4. Free Electives (4 credit hours).
TOTAL 128 CREDIT HOURS
Art Education Minor
The Art Education program offers an undergraduate non-licensure minor in art education for Elementary Education majors.