Art K-12 Licensure Program toward M.Ed., Secondary Education
Offered on the Fairbanks campus only, this is an intensive, classroom-based K-12 art licensure program (34 credits) that prepares postbaccalaureate candidates for K-12 teaching positions. The program is specifically designed to prepare candidates to teach in multicultural settings in Alaska. The content will specifically identify and discuss current issues of art education and applying Alaska content/performance standards and frameworks as well as national standards for art education.
Candidates who apply as graduate applicants may simultaneously pursue teacher licensure and the M.Ed. secondary education degree. Significant additional course work will be required. (See requirements for M.Ed. secondary education.)
At the end of the program, if students have successfully met all of the program requirements, they will be eligible to apply for an Alaska initial teaching license and will receive certificates of completion from UAF.
Candidates who enter the K-12 art licensure program are required to have use of/own a laptop computer before they begin their internships in the fall semester of their professional year.
For program options and professional field experiences information, please see information listed in the catalog for the secondary postbaccalaureate licensure program.
Admission to the K-12 Art licensure program toward M.Ed. in secondary education includes meeting requirements of the UAF Graduate School and the School of Education. Candidates take five of the licensure courses at the F600 level.
For information on the application process, acceptance to the program and professional field experience, please refer to the secondary postbaccalaureate licensure program toward M.Ed. section.
Admission Process and Requirements
Applicants will follow the admission process and requirements listed in the catalog for the secondary postbaccalaureate licensure program, with the exception that applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in art from an accredited university or college. Applicants should be aware that additional content course work may be required, depending on content of degree. Additional course work, as determined by the appropriate departments, may mean a delay of program admission until requirements are fulfilled.
Minimum Requirements for Licensure: 34 credits
|ED F452||Elementary Internship||3|
|ED F649||Elementary Art Methods||3|
|EDSC F415||Foundations of Modern Educational Practice||3|
|or EDSC F205||Introduction to Secondary Education|
|EDSC F614||Learning, Development and Special Needs Instruction||3|
|or EDSE F622||Curriculum, Management and Strategies II: High Incidence|
|EDSC F636||Art Secondary Instruction and Assessment||3|
|EDSC F642||Technology Applications in Education I||1|
|EDSC F643||Technology Application in Education II||2|
|EDSC F657||Multicultural Education and School-community Relations||4|
|EDSC F658||Classroom Organization and Management||3|
|EDSC F672||Secondary Teaching: School Internship II and Seminar||6-9|
|PSY F240||Psychology of Development||3|
|or PSY F245||Child Development|