Your advisor can help you design a program of study that meets your needs and interests.
Degree requirements (Minimum of 36 hours)
A minimum of 36 hours of coursework is required. The course work distributed over 2 years.
Core Courses (Required of all students): 30
|Course Code||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|ART 606||Historical Perspectives in Art Education||3 hrs|
|ART 615||Contemporary Curriculu and Pedagogy in Art Education||3 hrs|
|ART 619||Societal Influences in Art Education||3 hrs|
|ART 720||Introducing Art Criticism - Culture - Aesthetics||3 hrs|
|ART 730||Art Processes for Special-Needs Populations||3 hrs|
|ART 740||Artistic Practices I||3 hrs|
|ART 745||Artistic Practices II||3 hrs|
|ART 761||Educational Research Methodologies||3 hrs|
|ART 764||Preparation in Studio I||3 hrs|
|ART 765||Preparation in Studio II||3 hrs|
Research Requirement - Choose one option below:
Written Thesis Preparation I/Written Thesis Preparation II
Exhibition Preparation/Exhibition Presentation
Additional Degree Requirements
Students may select either a studio emphasis or a written thesis to provide evidence of competencies and program expectations. Students will work with the area advisor to develop the program of study, which will be developed according to the needs and interests expressed by the advisee:
- The advisee’s formal training at the undergraduate level,
- The teaching assignment of the advisee (if applicable),
- Professional practices in which the advisee hopes to be involved in the future.
For the awarding of the Master of Art Education degree, the following is required:
- Satisfactory completion of all coursework, maintaining program enrollment with a GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Successful completion of the thesis presentation or exhibition presentation.
- The Comprehensive Examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree is awarded. Comprehensive examination can be in form of thesis defense or exhibition presentation. The exhibition or thesis must be approved by supervising faculty and graduate committee.
- All Missouri State University courses accepted to fulfill degree requirements must be at the 700 and/or 600-level in the emphasis area. Alternatives may be possible with approval of faculty.