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Arts in the Elementary Classroom (Minor)

Undergrad Minor MIN

Variable Credit Min

15

Variable Credit Max

17

Program Requirements

This minor is designed to fulfill requirements necessary for the Utah State Board of Education Arts Integration Endorsement. This minor includes coursework spanning multiple art forms and pedagogies, additional coursework in an area of artistic focus, and coursework related to the integration of arts into the classroom. Successful completion of this minor will prepare students to integrate dance, drama, music, and visual art into other areas of core curriculum taught in elementary classrooms. This minor does not indicate subject area specialization in the arts or qualification for teaching arts courses per se, but rather reflects training in the application of arts-based pedagogies and methodologies to the teaching of other core elementary classroom curricula.

Students completing this minor, along with another education degree pursuant to state educator licensure, should verify with the advisement center in the College of Education that the submission materials for their licensure include their application for Arts Integration endorsement.

Requirement 1 — Complete 1 Course

Arts Integration and Assessment

course - Arts Integration 2.0

Requirement 2 — Complete 4 Courses

Arts in the Classroom

course - Art for Elementary Teachers 3.0

course - Dance for Elementary Classroom 2.0

course - Mu Elem Clsrm Tchr 2.0

course - Drama in the Elem Classroom 2.0

Requirement 3 — Complete 1 of 4 Options

Option 3.1 — Complete 2 of 8 Courses

ART

course - Intro to Art and Drawing 3.0

course - Intro 2D Color and Composition 3.0

course - Intro to Sculpture - Non-Major 3.0

course - Intro to Ceramics - Non-Majors 3.0

course - Painting for Non-Majors 3.0

course - Printmaking for Non-Majors 3.0

course - 3-D Design 1.5

course - Issues in Contemporary Art 3.0

Option 3.2 — Complete 2 Requirements

DANCE

Requirement 3.2.1 — Complete 2 hours

Movement

course - Contemp Mdrn, Tech & Theory 1 - You may take once 1.5

course - Std Workshop Cont Mdrn Dance - You may take once 2.5

course - Urban & Street Dance Forms 1.0

course - World Dance Technique 1 1.0

Requirement 3.2.2 — Complete 2 hours

Pedagogy, Theory, and Creativity

course - Std Wrkshp Improv & Choreog - You may take once 1.0

course - Exploration of Teaching - You may take once 3.0

course - Kinnect - You may take once 1.0v

course - Mthds of Tchg World Dance 2.0

course - K-12 Dance Curriculum Design 2.0

Option 3.3 — Complete 4 hours

MUSIC

course - Music Fundamentals 2.0

course - Introduction to Music 3.0

course - Performance Instruction - You may take once 0.5v

course - Civilization: Music 2 3.0

course - World Music Cultures 3.0

course - Introduction to Jazz 3.0

Note: Upper-division private instruction may also partially fulfill this requirement; no more than 2 total credits of private instruction may count toward this option.

Option 3.4 — Complete 4 hours

THEATRE AND MEDIA ARTS

course - Puppetry 2.0

course - Storytelling 2.0

course - Creative Drama 2.0

course - Methods Applied Theatre 3.0

course - Children's Media 3.0

course - Theatre Tour - You may take once 3.0