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education at albright

Assistant Professor/Coordinator of Graduate Studies Joseph Yarworth, Ph.D., Chair
Professor Rodney Warfield, Ed.D.
Associate Professor Susan Seidenstricker, Ed.D. 
Assistant Professors Bonnie Hamwi, Ph.D. and Douglas Stenberg, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus Sarel Fuchs, Ph.D. 
Instructors Michele Mislevy and Sheila Simyak
Teacher Certification Officer Michael Hipple

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Art Education Certification Program

Candidates for teacher certification in art education complete the degree requirements for a major in art and the professional and general studies requirements for teaching certification. The art education certification is a K-12 program.

Course Requirements for Certification in Art Education

  1. Art Courses
    1. ART 101 Drawing
    2. ART 103 Design
    3. ART 104 Survey of Art History
    4. 100 or 200-level art history courses
    5. ART 112 Painting
    6. ART 113 Sculpture I
    7. ART 114 Printmaking
    8. ART 212 Painting II or ART 213 Sculpture II
    9. ART 265 Computer Graphics
    10. ART 400 Studio Topics
  2. Professional Courses
    1. EDU 214 Early Field Experience
    2. EDU 202 Theories & Practices 
    3. EDU 230 Communication Skills for Teachers
    4. EDU 314 Field Experience II 
    5. EDU 347 ELL Strategies for the Adolescent 
    6. EDU 350 Educational Technology
    7. EDU 440 Teacher as Researcher: Data Driven Instruction 
    8. ART/EDU 337 Teaching Arts in the Elementary School
    9. ART/EDU 338 Teaching Arts in the Secondary School
    10. SPE 340 Inclusive Practice
    11. SPE 341 Adolescents with Special Needs
    12. Professional Semester
      - EDU 403 Professional Semester
      - EDU 411 Elementary Art Student Teaching
      - EDU 412 Secondary Art Student Teaching
  3. General Studies courses required for PA Certification
    1. English (2 Units)
      • Literature
      • Composition (ENG 102)
    2. Mathematics (2 Units)
    3. General Psychology (PSY 100)
    4. Human Development (PSY 230)