Arts in Education (Certificate)

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The certificate program in arts in education is specifically designed for prospective preK-8 educators who wish to enhance their teaching practices by developing the necessary skills to use the arts throughout the curriculum. By weaving the principles and practices of the arts and other disciplinary curricula together, teachers can create rich and engaging environments that enhance student learning by capitalizing on the critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity inherent in the arts and arts experiences.

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Arts in Education (Certificate)

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All students are required to meet general university admission requirements:

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Program requirements

The certificate in arts in education requires 18 credit hours (12 upper-division). All upper-division courses must be completed with a minimum grade of "C" (2.00).
Arts Education Lower-Division Core -- 6 credit hours
Arts Education Upper-Division Core -- 9 credit hours
Arts Elective Course -- 3 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

Enrollment requirements

A student pursuing an undergraduate certificate must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student at ASU. Undergraduate certificates are not awarded prior to the award of an undergraduate degree. A student already holding an undergraduate degree may pursue an undergraduate certificate as a nondegree-seeking graduate student.