The Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.) in Art: Secondary Education degree is designed for students seeking to teach art in K-12 school settings. Through this program, students build knowledge of pedagogical principles as well as studio art and art history. This undergraduate degree program meets all education requirements for teaching certification in Pennsylvania.
Traditional (on campus)
This undergraduate degree program is approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Cal U's education programs have also been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) since 1954, and we are continuing with the successor organization, the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
The following eight-semester schedule of courses provides a recommended framework for completing this program of study in four years.
|ART 110 Drawing I||3|
|ENG 101 English Composition I||3|
|PSY 100 General Psychology||3|
|UNI 100 First-Year Seminar||1|
|General Education Course (Health or Science)||3|
|ART 119 Design 2-D||3|
|ESP 210 Special Education Foundations and Collaboration||3|
|General Education Course||3|
|ART 120 Design 3-D||3|
|ART 382 Ceramics Studio||3|
|PSY 206 Adolescent Psychology||3|
|SEC 210 Introduction to Secondary Education||3|
|SEC 220 Standards-based Education in Secondary Education||3|
|ART 212 Art History 1
|ART 383 Painting||3|
|EDU 310 Teaching in a Multicultural Society||3|
|EDU 333 Technology in Teaching and Learning||3|
|ESP 311 Assessment and Positive Behavior Interventions||3|
|ART 214 Art History 2||3|
|ART 385 Sculpture Studio||3|
|SEC 310 Instructional Strategies in Secondary Education||3|
|SEC 350 Content Area Literacy||3|
|SEC 360 Technology Integration in Secondary Education||3|
|ART 243 Intro to Asian||3|
|ART 350 Printmaking: Relief OR ART 351 Printmaking: Intaglio||3|
|SEC 400 Classroom Management||3|
|SEC 420 Assessments and Interventions in Secondary Education||3|
|ART 376 Jewelry/Metals: Casting OR ART 377 Jewelry/Metals: Fabrication||3|
|EDU 350 Supporting English Language Learners||3|
|ESP 413 Evidence-based Practices for Secondary Education||3|
|SEC 391 Teaching of Art||3|
|SEC 460 Professional Practices in Secondary Education||3|
|SEC 461 Student Teaching Practicum||12|
Undergraduate secondary education majors are required to:
- Maintain a GPA of 2.80.
- Pass the required PAPA exams.
- Have Act 34, 151 and 114 clearances for formal Admission to Teacher Education.
A GPA of 3.00 and passing scores for Praxis II are needed to apply for a Recommendation for Student Teaching.