Visual Arts Education

Indiana Core Assessment Tests: Art

Content Area and Developmental Tests

Each applicant for an original teaching license must pass the content and pedagogy areas for their license major. It is recommended that all license exam requirements be completed prior to the beginning of the student’s last semester before graduation and/or completion of the last license course requirement. It may require more than one test session to complete all the tests required.

Test:  P-12 Education (pedagogy)
Test Code: 007
Passing Score: 220

Test: Fine Arts –Visual
Test Code: 030
Passing Score: 220

Praxis II

Students can take the Praxis II tests listed below until May 31, 2014. However, they must also take the Indiana Core Assessment Pedagogy test in addition to the Praxis II tests. If all Praxis II tests are not passed by May 31, 2014, students must take all the required Indiana Core Assessment Tests listed above.

Test: P-12 Education (pedagogy)
Test Code :007
Passing Score: 220

Test: Art: Content Knowledge
Test Code:0133
Passing Score: 159

This program prepares candidates to teach the arts in the schools, Grades K-12. Visual Arts Education majors engage in a rigorous program of study emphasizing teaching models in all four disciplines of art content (art history, art criticism, aesthetics, and art production), content research, lesson and unit plan development, assessment, field observations, and authentic teaching experiences at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. The introductory course for this program is EDSEC 150. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA to complete the program. Students must make a minimum grade of C in all art education courses to progress to the next course. All students must pass the PRAXIS I exam before taking a 300 level art education course. For further information, contact Michael Prater, AJ 259, 765-285-5853, or go to the Visual Arts Education Web site or the School of Art Web site.