ARTE 405. Methods and Field Experience in Art Education. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 1 lecture and 6 studio hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: ARTE 311. Corequisite: ARTE 406. Enrollment is restricted to art education majors who have been admitted to the art teacher preparation program or by approval of department chair. A preparatory experience with observation and participation in art programs in elementary school, middle school and/or secondary school settings prior to student teaching. This course explores teaching techniques suitable for these levels, examines developmental performance levels and analyzes evaluation methods appropriate for art. Writing intensive.

Theatre, Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) with a concentration in scene design/technical production

The Department of Theatre offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts that may be entered into during the third year. All freshman and transfer students entering the department are initially classified as Theatre Foundation students. After successfully completing the first two years of core theatre courses in their foundation areas of emphasis, students apply for admission to a specific degree program (B.F.A. or B.A.). In the B.F.A students concentrate on areas in performance, including musical theatre, and stage management, as well as three areas of design/technology: scenic, lighting and costume. (See the individual concentration pages for curricular outlines.) Student participation in both credit- and noncredit-bearing department activities may be required. Students matriculating in School of the Arts degree programs are bound by the policies and procedures stipulated in this bulletin and in any other current handbook or policy document adopted by the individual programs. Because of the environment that exists in these preprofessional programs, all aspects of theatre as art, craft, business and education are experienced together. The curriculum immerses students in the practicalities of theatre. Throughout the four years, the performer works daily with voice, body and imagination, while the designer/technician is involved in studio classes and practical application. Student learning outcomes Upon completing this program, students will know and know how to do the following: Demonstrate skills and techniques needed to enter the profession as a scenic designer/technician Demonstrate knowledge of history, theory and literature and their practical application

Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Students will demonstrate strong critical thinking skills that connect theory to action. Students will employ multiple theories informed by intersectionality. Students will demonstrate critical engagement with multiple epistemologies and methods of research. Students will articulate the ways diverse feminisms converge and diverge in the 21st century. Students will articulate contexts for intellectual, academic and artistic activism.