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Visual Arts Education (VAEdu)


Undergraduate Courses


    200-Level Courses

    VAEDU 276 : Introduction to Art Education and Exploration of Teaching. (1-5:4:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 276 : Introduction to Art Education and Exploration of Teaching. (1-5:4:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: VA 111 & VA 114 & VA 115; or TMA 112 & TMA 114 & TMA 185; FBI fingerprinting and background clearance. Art education major or minor status or acceptance as licensure candidate.
    DESCRIPTION: Field-based initial teaching experience directed at helping prospective teachers experience demands and opportunities associated with teaching secondary students.
    NOTE: This course requires 45 hours of class observation and teaching in K-12 classrooms.  These visits generally take place on Fridays.

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    300-Level Courses

    VAEDU 326 : Art for Elementary Teachers. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 326 : Art for Elementary Teachers. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring; Summer
    DESCRIPTION: Preservice preparation designed to help elementary classroom teachers understand the visual arts and develop skills necessary for implementing a discipline-based approach for art education.

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    VAEDU 339 : Computer Application in Art Education. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 339 : Computer Application in Art Education. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: VAEDU 276
    DESCRIPTION: Basic program applications for developing instructional materials in art education.

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    VAEDU 377 : Art History and Visual Culture Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 377 : Art History and Visual Culture Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: VAEDU 276
    DESCRIPTION: Theoretical foundations and practical applications for teaching art history, visual culture, and community-based art.

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    VAEDU 378 : Practicum in Art Education and Classroom Management. (2:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 378 : Practicum in Art Education and Classroom Management. (2:0:3)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: VAEDU 276; VAEdu 377 or 450 or 478 or concurrent enrollment.
    DESCRIPTION: Implementing meaningful and engaging instruction for K-12 students; developing critical thinking, problem solving, literacy, and democratic character; assessing learner performance; classroom management.
    NOTE: This course requires 15 hours of observation and teaching in K-12 classrooms.  Visits are generally scheduled on Fridays.

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    VAEDU 380 : Museum Art Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 380 : Museum Art Education. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: ArtHC 111 or 201; ArtHC 202 or Hum 201 or 202.
    DESCRIPTION: The museum as a learning environment; current exhibitions; learning and teaching strategies for collaboration with museum and classroom educator.

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    VAEDU 397 : Issues in Contemporary Art, Aesthetics, and Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 397 : Issues in Contemporary Art, Aesthetics, and Criticism. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    DESCRIPTION: Overview of issues in contemporary art, aesthetics, and art criticism.
    NOTE: This course is part of a GE Mosaic. See ge.byu.edu/mosaic-list for more information.

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    400-Level Courses

    VAEDU 450 : Advanced Studio Teaching Methods for Art Educators. (3:6:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 450 : Advanced Studio Teaching Methods for Art Educators. (3:6:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: VAEDU 276
    DESCRIPTION: Exploring contemporary art and how to connect artistic practice to pedagogical methods for K-12 classrooms.  Includes both art making and curriculum design.

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    VAEDU 478 : Art Curriculum Theory and Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 478 : Art Curriculum Theory and Methods. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: VAEDU 276; A minimum C- grade in VAEdu 377 and 397.
    DESCRIPTION: Curriculum theory, development, and assessment in art education.

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    500-Level Graduate Courses (available to advanced undergraduates)

    VAEDU 578R : Art Education Studio. (3:0:6)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    VAEDU 578R : Art Education Studio. (3:0:6)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: Graduate student status.
    DESCRIPTION: MA courses in ceramics, drawing, figure drawing, oil painting, aqueous painting, printmaking, crafts, sculpture, digital art, and conceptual art media.

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    : MA Ceramics.
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    : MA Drawing.
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    : MA Figure Drawing.
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    : MA Oil Painting.
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    : MA Aqueous Painting.
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    : MA Printmaking.
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    : MA Sculpture.
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    : MA Crafts.
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