MAT Curriculum

The MAT curriculum is designed to be completed on a flexible schedule of study dependent upon student’s personal schedule. Students must complete two practicums to be eligible for student teaching.

Candidates should complete the program within five years of initial enrollment. The MAT degree requires 40 semester credit hours distributed as follows:

Core Curriculum Courses

AE505 Research Seminar

AE510 Survey of Art Education

AE540 Technology in Art Education

AE530 Strategies for Teaching Art

10 hours

1 hour

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Art Education Courses

AE520 Curriculum and Instruction

AE561 Art for the Pre-K – Grade 8 Student

AE563 Art for the Secondary Student

AE560 Art Ed. for Diverse Populations

AE560 Educational Psychology

15 Courses

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Visual Foundations

FA601 Studio Workshop

Art History Elective

6 hours

3 hours

3 hours

Culminating Courses

Student Teaching Internship

AE750 Art Education Thesis

9 hours

6 hours

3 hours

TOTAL: 40 hours