M.A. Program in Art Education (N-12)
- Bachelor's degree (or its equivalent) from an accredited college or university.
- Demonstrate the ability to successfully pursue graduate study. (Above-average academic achievement in general and in the teaching specialization is required.)
- Have earned at least 33 undergraduate credits in Art. This total must include one 3-credit survey course in Art History and 6 additional credits in Art History.
- Complete an interview with the department and submit a portfolio and/or photographs or slides of recent work.
- Submit two letters of recommendation from college instructors.
- If conditionally admitted, students must make up not more than 12 credits of specified undergraduate coursework, starting in the first semester and finishing in no more than three consecutive semesters.
- Submit scores on New York State's Liberal Arts and Sciences Test (LAST).
- Personal Interview. An appointment for a personal interview with the graduate coordinator and adviser can be made through the Art Department Office after the application for admission has been filed and approved.
- Applicants will then need to present examples of their workeither originals, photographs, or color transparenciesfor final approval.
Students are required to finish between 42-45 credits selected from among 700-level ART courses for a total of 9 credits. In addition, 6 credits in Art History are required, plus 24-27 credits in Art Education and Education courses (ESC 501, ESC 502, ESC 506 or (*EDS 463) or equivalent, ESC 529, EDE 716, ESC 714, ESC 735, ESC 596). Each student will also do a final M.A. thesis project, ART 746 (3 credits). It is recommended that ART 746 be taken concurrently with ESC 735.
Last modified: 5/10/2013