Art PK-12, Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification

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Post-baccalaureate education programs offer a defined set of undergraduate courses to prepare candidates for Connecticut teacher certification.  These programs require a bachelor’s degree for admittance, though they do not lead to a certificate or degree.  The program course outline and completion  requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements (when applicable), faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers:

Please also consult the College of Education page for additional information about the admission requirements for educator preparation programs.

40 Credits Required
Program GPA 2.7 Required


Introductory Courses:
ART 270 - Introduction to Art Education
EDU 200 - Teachers, Schools and Society
SHE 203 - School Health

Intermediate Courses:
ART 370 - Strategies and Methods for Teaching Art
EDU 316 - Child Development and Psychology for Educators
ART 414 - Socially-Engaged Art Education

Advanced Courses:
ART 371 - Curriculum Development in Art Education
EDU 471 - Supporting English Learners for School Success
RDG 470 - Literacy in Content Areas
SED 481 - Teaching Exceptional Students in Elementary OR
   SED 482 - Secondary Education in the Classroom

Student Teaching Courses:
ART 412 - Professional Topics in Art Education
ART 335 - Student Teaching I
ART 435 - Student Teaching II

Non-Course Requirements:
Module 1: Behavioral Difficulties (Social and Emotional Development)
Module 2: Dyslexia Required