Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Art Education B.S.

Admission Requirements

Students apply to the art education program while enrolled in or after completing ARTE 303: Introduction to Art Education by completing the Feinstein School of Education and Human Development (FSEHD) online application (see link below) and following the FSEHD admission application instructions. The Department of Art forwards recommendations to FSEHD through this online application. Applicants are then formally accepted into both the FSEHD and to the teacher preparation program in art education.

For acceptance into the teacher preparation program in art education, students must fulfill the following requirements by the end of the semester in which they apply for admission:

  1. All FSEHD admission requirements. Please refer to the FSEHD section of this catalog and see www.ric.edu/feinsteinSchoolEducationHumanDevelopment/admission.php.
  2. Art education program-specific admission requirements:
    1. Completion of a plan of study approved by assigned advisor.
    2. Completion of a Declaration of Major Form.
    3. Completion of six studio foundations courses (ART 101, ART 104, ART 105, ART 107, ART 114, ART 204 or ART 205), with a minimum grade of B- in each course.
    4. Completion of ARTE 303: Introduction to Art Education, with a minimum grade of B-.
    5. Three letters of recommendation from art faculty: one from the student’s 2-D or 3-D synthesis instructor, one from the student’s ARTE 303 instructor, and one from another art studio or art history faculty member.
    6. Submission of Art Content Portfolio.

Note: For information on transferring credit for art studio courses taken at another institution or credit for advanced placement courses, see Transfer Portfolio Guidelines at www.ric.edu/art/transfer.php or obtain guidelines in the main office of Alex and Ani Hall.

Retention Requirements

  1. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 each semester.

  2. Completion of all required studio art and art history courses and all teacher education courses with a minimum grade of B-.

  3. Completion of ARTE 404 and ARTE 405, with a minimum grade of B in each course.

  4. In order to student teach, students must successfully complete the FSEHD and the art education program requirements for a Preparing to Teach Portfolio; students must then complete all Student Teaching requirements. See www.ric.edu/feinsteinSchoolEducationHumanDevelopment/assessment.php.

The Art Education Advisory Committee will review records of students who do not maintain this criteria. Such students may be dismissed from the program.

Course Requirements

Studio Foundations

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 101Drawing I: General Drawing

4

Fall, Spring.
ART 104Design I: Two-Dimensional Design

4

Fall, Spring.
ART 105Drawing II

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 107Foundations in Digital Media

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 114Design II: Three-Dimensional Design

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 204Synthesis/Three-Dimensional Emphasis

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 205Synthesis/Two-Dimensional Emphasis

3

Fall, Spring.

Art History/Aesthetics

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 231Prehistoric to Renaissance Art

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
ART 232Renaissance to Modern Art

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
PHIL 230Aesthetics

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

TWO COURSES from

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 331Greek and Roman Art

3

Spring.
ART 332Renaissance Art

3

Fall.
ART 333Baroque Art

3

Spring.
ART 334American Art and Architecture

3

Fall.
ART 336Nineteenth-Century European Art

3

Fall.
ART 337Twentieth-Century Art

3

Spring, Summer.
ART 338History of Photography

3

Spring.
ART 461Seminar in Art History

3

Fall, Spring.

Studio Art

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 202Painting I

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 206Ceramics I

3

Fall, Spring.

ONE COURSE from:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 208Printmaking: Intaglio and Monotype

3

Spring.
ART 217Introduction to Photography

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 218Printmaking: Lithography and Relief

3

Fall.

ONE COURSE from:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 221Metalsmithing and Jewelry: Basic Fabrication/Forming

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 223Metalsmithing and Jewelry: Casting/Duplication Processes

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 234Sculpture: Wood and Alternate Materials

3

Spring.
ART 235Sculpture: Metal Casting and Fabrication

3

Fall.

ONE COURSE at Studio Level II:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 302Painting II

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 306Ceramics II

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 324Graphic Design II

3

Fall, Spring.
ART 347Photography II

3

Fall, Spring.
 

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Level II digital media design or metalsmithing and jewelry or printmaking or sculpture by special arrangement and with consent of department chair

3

ONE COURSE at Studio Level III:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ART 40XStudio III

3

Fall, Spring.

Professional Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ARTE 303Introduction to Art Education

3

Fall, Spring.
ARTE 404Secondary Practicum in Art Education

3

Fall, Spring.
ARTE 405Elementary Practicum in Art Education

3

Fall, Spring.
ARTE 426Student Teaching in Art Education

10

Fall, Spring.
ARTE 464Student Teaching Seminar in Art Education

2

Fall, Spring.
CEP 315Educational Psychology

3

Fall, Spring, Summer.
FNED 346Schooling in a Democratic Society

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.

Total Credit Hours: 87