2019-2020 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Jun 22, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education: Professional Certification, MS

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James H. Rolling Jr., Comstock Art Facility Rm 043, 315-443-6779, jrolling@syr.edu

Graduate programs in Arts Education are focused upon three distinct areas of study emphasis:

  • art + design practices as a means for personal agency and social responsibility,
  • developing art + design curricula for teaching and learning in multiple contexts,
  • and, interdisciplinary research promoting creative leadership and entrepreneurship

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Acquire knowledge of each student, and demonstrate knowledge of student development and learning to promote achievement for all students

2. Know the content they are responsible for teaching, and plan instruction that ensures growth and creative achievement for all students

3. Implement instruction that engages and challenges all students to meet or exceed the learning standards

4. Work with all students to create a dynamic learning environment that supports creative achievement and growth

5. Use multiple measures to assess and document student growth, evaluate instructional effectiveness, and modify instruction

6. Demonstrate professional responsibility and engage relevant stakeholders to maximize student growth, development, and learning

7. Set informed goals and strive for continuous professional and creative growth

Major Requirements

The Art Education: Professional Certification M.S. program is designed for students who seek a master’s degree leading to New York State professional certification. This program requires 30 credits of study with either a research, studio arts, or media arts concentration. The prerequisite to this program is initial New York State teaching certification in visual arts.

Syracuse University Arts Education faculty are established leaders affiliated with the National Art Education Association, a flagship organization for best practices in art + design and museum education, offering further opportunities to enrich pedagogical practice by facilitating social and networking opportunities for professional development, hosting guest speakers, and promoting human potential

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