Art Education Concentration
The art education concentration requires at least 36 graduate credit hours, including nine hours of art education, nine hours of studio art (may be in one or more disciplines), nine hours of art history, six hours of electives (to be approved by advisor), and three hours of thesis with oral defense. A foreign language is not required.
The Advancement to Candidacy Exam must be taken when the student has successfully completed between 21 and 27 program hours. All student work in the program is reviewed by a faculty committee of at least three persons selected by the student in consultation with the major advisor and program coordinator.
The topic for the thesis project must be selected before completing 21 hours and must be approved by the thesis advisor and program coordinator before it is submitted to the Graduate School dean. The thesis project must demonstrate the candidateʹs capacity for high-level independent inquiry and research. In addition, it must conform to the deadlines, requirements, and standards for the Department of Art and the Graduate School. Thesis regulations are available from the program coordinator.
- 9 hours from the following: ARED 5194, 5294; 5394, 5325, 7331, 7332, 7333, 7334
- 9 hours in art history
- 9 hours in art studio
- 6 hours electives
- ARED 7399 Thesis Project
For complete descriptions of all Graduate Art Education courses, please refer to Course Descriptions heading in the menu bar at left.