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Art Education

Major Requirements 

To fulfill the requirements of the major, all students in this program will take the following coursework in a sequence determined in collaboration with a faculty advisor. All students also must fulfill Liberal Arts Core and University requirements, and some of the following courses may also satisfy those requirements. Some coursework also fulfills teaching licensure requirements as specified by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Foundation Courses


Professional courses for Teaching Licensure

  • FA 385 Approaches To Teaching Art
  • ED 250 Introduction to Teaching and Learning
  • ED 327S Curriculum Design
  • ED 337 Literacy in the Content Areas
  • ED 452 Managing the Classroom #
  • ED 460 Student Teaching #
  • PSY 110 Human Growth and Development
  • PSY 341 Psychology of Individuals with Exceptionalities

Design

  • FA 103 Two‐Dimensional Design
  • FA 104 Color Theory
  • FA 210 Three-Dimensional Design 

Drawing

  • FA 105 Drawing I               
  • FA 205 Drawing II

Introductory Art History

  • FA 201 Introduction to Art History: Ancient to Medieval
  • FA 202 Introduction to Art History: Renaissance to Modern

Digital Tools

  • CMD 103 Software Lab: Photoshop
  • CMD 104 Software Lab: Illustrator

Gateway

  • FA 295 Sophomore Portfolio

Fine Arts Requirements

Media Breadth
  • FA 107 Hand-Built Cermaics or FA 215 Wheel-Thrown Ceramics
  • FA 211 Printmaking
  • FA 213 Painting
  • FA 427 Senior Portfolio
  • FA 422 Senior Project      
  • Three (3) credits in Fine Arts studio or digital art electives.
Advanced Art History
  • FA 380 Movements in Modern Art
  • FA 410 Topics in Art History          

# ED 452 and ED 465 must be taken at the same time.

Education Department

Marymount University
2807 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22207

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