Art Education Courses

The online Master of Arts in Art Education is a comprehensive program focused on the importance of digital media, reflective inquiry and contemporary art education practice. Course descriptions for many of the program’s courses are listed here.

ARE 6247c: Teaching Art: The Study of Practice This course examines the study of art teaching practices in public schools. Learn More >
ARE 6246c: Principles of Teaching Art This course is an exploration of the social and theoretical foundations of contemporary art education practice. Learn More >
ARE 6910: Capstone Project This course is for graduate art education students interested in completing an Individual Project. Learn More >
ARE 6905: Individual Study This course is for graduate art education students interested in writing a thesis. Learn More >
ARE 6705: Methods of Research in Art Education This course provides an overview of qualitative and quantitative research methods and explores research literature in the field of art education. Learn More >
ARE 6441: Contemporary Issues in Art Education This course explores contemporary issues in art, education, and society that influence art education. Learn More >
ARE 6148: Curriculum in Teaching Art This course offers a survey of historical and contemporary theories for development of art teaching curricula. Learn More >
ARE 6049: History of Teaching Art This course examines the history of the theory and practice of teaching art in public schools. Learn More >
ART 6933: Sketchbook Development for Art Educators This intensive studio course is taught though the activity of contemporary sketchbook development as a tool for the artist and for the art educator. Learn More >
ART 6933: Special Topics: “A Sense of Place” Printmaking/Exploring, Experiencing and Expressing for Art Teachers Instructor: Robert Mueller Course Description This intensive course will introduce you to the art of printmaking and inform you of the tools, materials, ideas and approaches required to move your individual studio practice forward. This course depends upon seeing, doing and thinking, using demonstrations, exercises, readings, and the [...] Learn More >
ART 6933: Design Thinking – Summer Studio Course This Summer Studio Course explores how creative ideas begin in the mind with "design thinking". Learn More >