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Bachelor of Arts in Education

This major satisfies the state requirements for endorsement to teach preschool - grade 12 as a certified art teacher;

This major takes more than 12 quarters at 15 - 16 credits a quarter;  (?)

 An Application for Admission is required for the Education Program. Application deadlines are as follows: Fall Quarter-May 15; Winter Quarter-October 15; Spring Quarter-January 15; Summer Quarter-April 15. If the deadline falls on a Saturday, Sunday or EWU holiday applications will be accepted the following business day. All prerequisites must be completed when the application is submitted.  See your EDUCATION advisor to learn more about the Education program's prerequisites and to verify application dates;

Consult your General Education advisor for information regarding General Education Core Requirements (GECRs), including Capstone and Cultural & Gender Diversity credits;

The state requires all teacher candidates (TC's) pass TWO state tests:

1.   TC's must pass the Washington Education Skills Test-Basic (WEST-B) to be admitted to teacher preparation program.  

2.     Beginning September 1, 2009, candidates are also required to pass the WEST-E or NES subject matter test (in art) to receive an endorsement for certification purposes. 

EWU Catalog Arts in Elementary Education Program and Course Descriptions

EWU Catalog Arts in Secondary Education Program and Course Descriptions

What will I study?

Bachelor of Arts in Education - Elementary

Required Courses (35 Credits):
ART 107 Basic Design (5)
ART 213 Art in the Humanities (5)
ART 300 Drawing (5)
ART 155 Painting (5) OR ART 355 Painting (5)
ART 303 Digital Art I (5)
ART 325 Ceramics (5)
ART 390 Art in the Elementary School (3)
ART 391 Foundations of Art Education (2)

Select ONE of the following (5 credits):

ART 420 History of Renaissance Art (5)
ART 423 Art of the 19th Century (5)
ART 430 History of Modern Art (5)

Electives, select one of the following courses (5 credits):

Computer/Photography
ART 304 Art of Photography (5)
ART 403 Digital Art II (5)

3-D Ceramics/Sculpture
ART 307 3D Design (5)
ART 365 Sculpture (5)
ART 425 Advanced Ceramics (5)

2-D Painting/Drawing/Printing
ART 356 Watercolor (5)
ART 360 Printmaking (5)
ART 400 Drawing (5)
ART 401 Life Drawing (5)
ART 455 Painting (5)
ART 456 Watercolor (5)
ART 460 Printmaking (5)

Professional education requirements/elementary education: 73-74 credits
See the Department of Education

Bachelor of Arts in Education - Secondary

Required Courses (50 Credits):
ART 107 Basic Design (5)
ART 155 Beginning Painting (5) or ART 355 Painting (5)
ART 213 Art in the Humanities (5)
ART 300 Drawing (5)
ART 303 Digital Art I (5)
ART 307 3D Design (5) or ART 365 Sculpture (5)
ART 325 Ceramics (5)
ART 400 Drawing (5) or ART 401 Life Drawing (5)
ART 420 History of Renaissance Art (5)
ART 391 Foundations of Art Education (2)
ART 393 Art in the Secondary School (3)

Select ONE of the following (5 credits):

ART 423 Art of the 19th Century (5)
ART 430 History of Modern Art (5)
Art 431 History of Contemporary Art (5)

Electives, select THREE courses from ONE of the following categories.
Courses with an * can be taken three times (15 credits):

Computer/Photography
ART 304 Art of Photography (5)
ART 403 Digital Art II (5)*
ART 404 Photography (5)*

3-D Ceramics/Sculpture
ART 307 3D Design (5)
ART 365 Sculpture (5)
ART 425 Advanced Ceramics (5)*
ART 465 Sculpture (5)*

2-D Painting/Drawing/Printing
ART 356 Watercolor (5)
ART 360 Printmaking (5)
ART 400 Drawing (5)*
ART 401 Life Drawing (5)*
ART 455 Painting (5)*
ART 456 Watercolor (5)*
ART 460 Printmaking (5)*

Professional education requirements/secondary education: 46-47 credits
See the Department of Education

 

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