Subject Area Specializations

Full transfer credit will be awarded for courses in the following specializations based upon comparable prior credits earned.

Secondary Education

PreK-12 Education


The following endorsements are intended to improve a teacher's skills in a specialized area and can be added to existing Level I or Level II certificates.

Are you an artist? Are you eager to share your artistic skills and knowledge with others?

Marywood's Art Education Program can make this possible. It's a program designed to provide practical experience observing and teaching in a variety of K-12 settings.

Our program focuses on the artistic and psychological development of children and introducing them to the fine arts, art history, criticism, and aesthetics. We place a strong emphasis on multiculturalism, integration, and diversity. Courses explore curriculum development, lesson planning, assessment, classroom management, technology, and arts advocacy.

Specialty Courses

I. Foundation

ART 110 Basic Drawing
ART 118 2-D Design & Color 3
ART 241 Computer Graphics 3
ART 116 Drawing I 3
ART 212 3-D Design 3
ART 233 Painting I 3

II. Core Courses

ART 218 Art in the Modern Era 3
ART 113 Art History I 3
ART 114 Art History II 3
ART 223 Basic Ceramics 3
ART 226 Basic Printmaking 3
ART 261 Sculpture I 3
ART 301 Art Ed in the Elementary School 3
ART 302 Fibers and Related Media 3
ART 315A Basic Photography 3
ART 322A-C Portfolio Review 0
ART 325 Jewelry-Metal I 3
ART 345 Painting II 3
ART 411B Art Curriculum Methods and Materials 3
ART 485 The History of Art Education 3
PHIL 325 Philosophy of Art 3

General Requirements

EDUC 500 First Semester Certification Seminar 0

EDUC 000


Field Experience (190 clock hours minimum)

Practicum Block



EDUC 502 Multidisciplinary Foundations of Education 3
EDUC 523 Seminar: Psychology of Education 3
PSY 514 Human Development 3
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
S ED 507 Characteristics of Students with Disabilities 3
EDUC 411A Effective Instruction in Secondary and K-12 Education 3
S ED 511 Curriculum for Special Needs Learners (taken w/ Student teaching) 3
S ED 539 Behavior Management Approaches 3
EDUC 561 Methods, Materials and Assessment ESL 3
EDUC 442A-Q Student Teaching 3,3
EDUC 595A Student Teaching Seminar 1