Plan of Work - M.Ed.

The Plan of Work is defined and created during the first semester after the student's admission to the College of Education with the Coordinator of Visual Arts Education, Dr. James Brown. You may call 313-577-0902 to arrange an appointment. Advanced planning will help ensure the completion of your program in a timely fashion. The Plan of Work is not just a list of courses, or a program description that contain all the courses available. Each student's plan of work is based on their previous coursework and may therefore different from every other student. All students are welcome to consult with Dr. Brown regarding coursework, sequencing, matriculation, additional endorsements, or any issues regarding graduation. It is to the student's advantage to consult and seek advising on any part of their degree program to avoid taking courses not appropriate for their specific situation. Remember, the faculty and staff are here to serve you and to assist you getting the most from your educational experiences at Wayne State University. The Plan of Work is drawn from the courses listed below.

Core Area Courses

AED 5160 Theory and Practice of Visual Arts Education 3 Cr.
AED 5890 Art of Indigenous Cultures 3 Cr.
AED 7500 Multicultural Issues in Art Education & Art Therapy 3 Cr.
AED 6300 Explorations in Art Therapy 3 Cr.
Subtotal of Credit Hours: 6 Cr.

Required General Professional Courses

(Choose one elective from the three separate categories below)

SED 7050 Inclusive Education 2 Cr.
EDP 7350 The Learning Process 2 Cr.
EDP 5450 Child Psychology 2 Cr.
EDP 5480 Adolescent Psychology  
EDS 7630 Educational Sociology 2 Cr.
Subtotal Credit Hours: 6 Cr.

Visual Arts Education Studio / Methods Courses

2 - Dimensional

AED 5020 Painting: Methods and Materials 3 Cr.
AED 5280 Printmaking 3 Cr.
AED 7700 Advanced Problems in Printmaking 3 Cr.
AED 7700 Advanced Problems in Painting 3 Cr.

3 - Dimensional

AED 5070 Methods and Materials: Sculpture 3 Cr.
AED 5230 Ceramics 3 Cr.
AED 5690 Collage, Assemblage, and Mixed-Media 3 Cr.
AED 5790 Applied Design in Visual Arts Education 3 Cr.
AED 6230 Ceramics Education II 3 Cr.
AED 7700 Advanced Problems in Sculpture 3 Cr.
AED 7700 Advanced Problems in Ceramics 3 Cr.
AED 7700 Advanced Problems in Collage, Assemblage 3 Cr.
Subtotal Credit Hours: 12 Cr.

Master's Seminar and Final Project                 

TED 7000 Introductory Master's Seminar 3 Cr.
ED 7999 Master's Seminar: Essay Project 3 Cr.
Subtotal Credit Hours: 6 Cr.

Total for Program: 30 Credit Hours