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Mississippi College
  Aug 15, 2022
GRADUATE CATALOG 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

Art, M.Ed.

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The Department of Art and School of Education cooperatively offer course work leading to a Master of Education in Art. See School of Education  section of this catalog for program details.

Applicant must hold a baccalaureate degree in art (or 45 semester hours of art) and shall have had six semester hours of art history, and hold or qualify to hold a standard educator license in the State of Mississippi to be considered for admission. Applicants must present to the Department of Art a portfolio of digital images of representative art.  The applicant may send 20 digital images to the Mississippi College Department of Art by email, or in a CD of 20 digital images of artworks, or a printed portfolio of 20 images may be sent.

Applicants must send a resume, a statement of purpose setting forth a personal philosophy and professional objectives, and be interviewed as required by the Department of Art and approved for a recommendation for admission by appointed graduate art faculty.

Students must maintain a 3.00 grade average. At least 50 percent of courses for the degree must be 6000 level.

1. Six semester hours of graduate credit in professional art education core courses:

2. Nine semester hours of elective professional education core courses selected from the following:

3. Fifteen semester hours of studio art

Selected in consultation with a graduate faculty advisor. 

4. In their last semester of enrollment:

Candidates for the M.Ed.-Art must satisfactorily complete comprehensive exams with a supporting exhibit. If judged unsatisfactory, all or part of the oral examination may be retaken once in the following semester or summer term.

The Master of Education in Art is a Secondary Subject Endorsement area.

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