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K-12 Certification in Art, Music, and Physical Education
Students who seek licensure to teach art, music, or physical education will be recommended for
certification in grades K-12 after completing the following courses in addition to the respective
major requirements:

         • K-12 Art:
                   o Major in Studio Art. Must include one course in painting and one in sculpture
                        (students are strongly advised to take classes in a variety of media)
                   o EDU 301
                   o EDU 328
                   o EDU 303
                   o ART 371 (offered as an independent study - see Education Department for
                        details)
                   o EDU 410, 420, 430 (Student Teaching placement is split between elementary
                        and secondary classrooms)
                   o EDU 483

• K-12 Music
         o Major in Music Education (MUE)
         o EDU 328
         o EDU 410, 420, and 430 (Student Teaching placement is split between
              elementary and secondary classrooms)
         o EDU 483

• K-12 P.E.:
         o Major in Kinesiology (Physical Education Concentration)
         o EDU 328
         o Note: for the K-12 endorsement students take both KIN 324 (elementary PE
              methods) and KIN 331 (secondary PE methods)
         o EDU 410, 420, and 430 (Student Teaching placement is split between
              elementary and secondary classrooms)
         o EDU 483

205. Historical Foundations of Education
This course explores the historical, sociological, and philosophical foundations of education. The
class will draw upon the broad, theoretical issues of education through a variety of written and
discussion-based activities. Particular attention is paid to curriculum theory, the civic and
democratic mission of the common schools movement, Dewey and the Progressive Era of
schooling, and the current social context of schools. Students are encouraged to critically
analyze the purpose of schooling and to further develop their own philosophies of education

through reflection and dialogue. No S/U option. (Humanities)

215. Educational Psychology
The factors that influence the nature and quality of growth, development, and learning during
the educational process. Examination, through the use of recent research and illustrative
examples, of important psychological characteristics of children and adolescents as learners,
and of teachers and the teaching process in the elementary and secondary schools. Fifteen
practicum hours required in the schools. Students must provide their own transportation. No

S/U option. Not open to juniors and seniors without permission of instructor. (Social Science)

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