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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Certification (P-12)

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Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Mount St. Mary’s develops educators who are able to:
  • demonstrate the content and pedagogical knowledge, skills and dispositions to effect student learning (proficient)
  • examine learning to shape their practice (reflective)
  • demonstrate commitment to the diversity, dignity, equality and rights of the individual (ethical)
  • demonstrate leadership as active participants in the education community (leading)
  • respond to the demands of an increasingly diverse technological and global society (adaptive)

Program Requirements

Students who seek certification in art (P-12) major in fine arts with a concentration in art. They also take specific core and education courses with field experiences at the elementary and secondary levels. Students take:


An advisor in the education department will be assigned upon the student’s admission to a teacher education program, though the primary advisor resides in the major department. The student is responsible for knowing and meeting the requirements and deadlines for internship, program completion and certification, as well as all graduation requirements of the major department and of the University.  See intended major requirements: Elementary Education with Dual Certification, B.S.  Elementary Education, B.S.  Elementary Education, Continuing Studies, B.S.  Elementary/Special Education, Continuing Studies, B.S.  Secondary Education Social Studies, B.S.  This Maryland Approved Program meets certification requirements in other states. Students are advised, however, to consult certification requirements in states of interest early in their study.