Visual and Performing Arts Education Minor

The Visual and Performing Arts Education minor is intended to supplement the education of undergraduate students enrolled in the Architectural Studies, Art, Art History, Dance, Design|Media Arts, Ethnomusicology, Music, Theater, and World Arts and Cultures majors.

To apply to the minor, students must have completed at least 50 percent of the lower-division requirements of their specific majors and Arts Education M102 with a grade of B or better, be in good academic standing with an overall grade-point average of at least 2.7, and submit a minor application, which includes a concentration proposal to be developed in consultation with the Visual and Performing Arts Education director.

Required Courses (28 to 32 units with a minimum of 24 upper-division units): (1) Core and capstone sequence requirement: Arts Education M102, M192, M192SL (Arts Education M192 and M192SL include a guided teaching experience), (2) arts education requirement: two courses selected from Arts Education 20, 101, 103, 105, 195 (minimum 4 units), 197 (minimum 4 units), (3) one upper-division Education course (list of recommended courses available from the Arts Education program office or the school Office of Student Services), and (4) one upper-division elective course (minimum 4 units) selected from Arts Education or, by petition, an arts education related course (list of recommended courses available from the Arts Education program office or the school Office of Student Services).

A minimum of 20 units applied toward the minor requirements must be in addition to units applied toward major requirements or another minor.

Each minor course must be taken for a letter grade. Successful completion of the minor is indicated on the transcript and diploma.