Master of Arts in Teaching in Art EducationMajor: EDAR
Degree Awarded: MAT
Program Webpage: http://louisville.edu/education/degrees/mat-ae
This program leads to Kentucky certification in Art Education, grades P-12. Applicants to the program should have excellent academic credentials as well as successful experience working with children and/or adolescents. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree with a major in Fine Arts.
Initial Assessment: Admission to Teacher Education. Minimum undergraduate degree GPA 2.75, Minimum GRE scores [Verbal-150 (450), Quantitative 143 (490), Analytical Writing 4.0], three letters of recommendation, professional statement, bachelor’s degree with major in Art (or equivalent course work), "C" or higher in English 102 and oral communication, acceptable interview.
|*EDTP 602 Exploring Teaching Within the Socio-Cultural Context of P-12 Schools||3|
|*ECPY 607 Learning Theory and Human Growth and Development||3|
|(NOTE: The above two courses must be taken prior to or concurrent with the next two courses)|
|*ART 508 Art Education Methods/Research I||3|
|*ART 518 Art Education Methods/Research II||3|
Mid-Point Assessment: Prior to Student Teaching: Satisfactory dispositions assessment; No lower than 2.0 in art education methods/research class; Within 3 credits of meeting content requirements; EDTP 602 and ECPY 607, and ART 508 and 518 passed; Satisfactory mid-point teacher performance assessment (TPA); Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee.
|EDTP 612 Student Teaching P-12||6|
|EDTP 677 Capstone Seminar: Initial Certification 2||3|
|EDSP 545 Exceptional Child in the Regular Classroom||3|
Certification Assessment: Satisfactory dispositions assessment; All certification course work* completed with 2.5 cumulative GPA; 2.5 cumulative GPA in content course requirements; 2.0 or higher in each student teaching; Satisfactory certification teacher performance assessment (TPA); Passing scores on required PRAXIS content and PLT exams; Positive recommendation from Middle/Secondary Program Committee.
|EDTP 503 Developing Cross-Cultural Competence 1||3|
|ART 5xx Academic support course 1||3|
|ART 6xx Academic support course 1||3|
|EDTP 620 Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum/Adolescent Literature 1||3|
|1 Can be taken at any point in the program; at least one must be at the 600 level.|
|2 Must be taken concurrently with Student Teaching|
|Minimum total hours||36|
Degree Assessment: Satisfactory dispositions assessment; All program course work with 3.0 cumulative GPA(and no more than a total of two “C’s” in degree courses); Satisfactory degree teacher performance assessment (TPA).
Degree Candidacy: If not enrolled during the semester in which you are graduating, you will need to register for master's candidacy as outlined in the graduate catalog, http://louisville.edu/graduatecatalog/academic-policies-and-requirements/, under the section called academic policies and requirements.