Graduate Courses

Required Courses of all M.F.A. Candidates

B0100, B0200: PROJECTS IN DRAWING I AND II

Investigation of various drawing media and techniques for the purpose of enlarging the student’s conceptual scope and professional skills. 4 HR./WK.; 3 CR. EACH


B0300: VISUAL CONCEPTS AND STYLISTIC TRADITIONS

Analysis of the components of traditional styles and movements. Student reports, papers and discussion. Open to M.A. candidates by permission of the graduate advisor. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR.


B0400: ISSUES IN CONTEMPORARY ART

Investigation of the conceptual implications of contemporary movements in the visual arts. Student reports, papers and discussion. Open to M.A. candidates by permission of the graduate advisor. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR.


B0500: TEACHING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

This course is designed to introduce the student to the practice of teaching studio art and professional practices in his/her field. Prereq.: 6 credits in his/her area of specialization. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR.


B0600: M.F.A. THESIS PREPARATION

This course guides students in their preparation of both written theses and thesis exhibitions. Readings and analysis of writings about art by artists and others. Writing about artwork and documentation of the experience of making the work. This class must be taken during the last two semesters of the student’s residence in the M.F.A. program. 3 HR./WK.; 3 CR.

HISTORY, THEORY, AND CRITICISM OF ART

These courses may be taken by M.F.A. and Graduate Art Education students.


For a full listing of courses see http://edm.arts.ccny.cuny.edu/art-history/courses/

COURSES IN MUSEUM STUDIES

These courses may be taken by M.F.A. and Graduate Art Education students.


For a full listing of courses see http://edm.arts.ccny.cuny.edu/art-history/courses/

COURSES IN ART EDUCATION

Required of all Art Education MA students; open to any M.F.A or Art History MA student.



EDSE 4100E: CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT IN ART EDUCATION

This course introduces the historical, cultural, and social foundations of art education. Discussions about the nature of learning in the arts prepare students to develop their own arts curricula and embedded assessment strategies. Includes 30 hours of fieldwork. 3hr/wk; 3cr.


EDSE 4200E: IDENTITY, COMMUNITY & CULTURE IN ART EDUCATION

This arts-integrated course explores the role of identity, culture, and community in multiple arts settings with an emphasis on identity development, community building, and culturally relevant pedagogy. 3hr/wk; 3cr.


EDSE 4300F: MATERIALS AND METHODS IN ART EDUCATION

This studio-focused class introduces students to strategies for teaching creativity in multiple settings. Students merge explorations of contemporary art practices with educational theory to develop lessons in the arts. Includes 30 hours of fieldwork. 3hr/wk; 3cr.


Art 5300E: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES IN ART EDUCATION

Students explore current research in art education and how it applies to their own work. The class culminates in a self-directed research project. 3hr/wk; 3cr.


Art 6300E: COMMUNITY-BASED ART EDUCATION

This course introduces the theories and practices of teaching visual art in community settings such as museums, community centers, after school programs, and informal spaces. Students analyze current community arts projects, develop teaching strategies, and design their own community arts program based on research in the field. Includes teaching practicum in City Art Lab. 3hr/wk; 3cr.


EDSE 0200I: MASTERS PROJECTS

Students develop an independent masters thesis project in conversation with classmates and faculty.Students explore current research in art education and how it applies to their own work. The class culminates in a self-directed research project. 3hr/wk; 3cr.

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