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  Nov 24, 2020
 
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021 
    
GRADUATE CATALOG 2020-2021

Art, M.Ed. (30 sem. hrs.) available in traditional and low-residency formats


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.

Application for Full Admission

In addition to the requirements set forth by the Graduate Office, the applicant must comply with the following and have approval for admission from an appointed graduate art faculty review committee. Also, 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.)

1.     Applicants interested in the 30 hour Master of Education Degree in Art must provide the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies with the following:

        a.  An online application for Graduate Admission, located on the website: https://www.mc.edu/application/.

        b.  One official copy of all academic transcripts.

        c.  Teaching license copy

        d.  A $35.00 application fee.

        All admission documents must be sent to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies (Box 4067, Clinton, MS 39058 or graduate@mc.edu).

2.     The admission requirements below will be reviewed by an appointed Department of Art Graduate Admissions Review Committee and the Art Education Coordinator.

a. 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.

b.   Provide a portfolio of artwork that reflects proficiency and preparation for graduate study in studio art. It should include painting, drawing, and any other media. The portfolio must consist of 15-20 images. The PDF portfolio may be sent by email to art@mc.edu.  The portfolio will be reviewed by an appointed graduate committee and an admission decision will be made.

c.   Applicants must provide a current resume or vita.

d.  Submit a written statement of purpose setting forth a personal philosophy and professional objectives.

e.  Complete an interview with the Art Education Coordinator.

f.  Students must maintain a 3.00 grade average.

g. A low-residency option is available which allows M.Ed. candidates to take the Art Education and Education courses online and the studio art courses on campus during the summers.  This allows teachers to continue working while they complete a master's degree in Art Education.

1. Six semester hours of required Graduate credit in Professional, ART EDUCATION Core Courses:


One of these:

ART 6207 Curriculum Development in Studio Art   Credits, 3 sem. hrs.

OR

ART 6208 Theories of Art Education  Credits, 3 sem. hrs.

And one of these:

ART 6507 Research Topics in Art History: Artists  Credits, 3 sem. hrs.

OR

ART 6508 Research Topics in Art History: Periods or Styles  Credits, 3 sem. hrs.

 

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 an Art Education advisor. 

4. In their last semester of enrollment:


Candidates for the M.Ed.-Art must satisfactorily complete comprehensive exams at the end of their program of study. 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.