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Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
Major In Visual Arts Education
Designed for students wishing to become secondary Visual Arts teachers.
It equips students with the skills and knowledge to teach years 7 to 12 visual arts education with emphasis on visual literacy foundations, but allows graduates to also work in the kindergarten to year 6 setting as specialist teachers. Emphasis is placed upon collaborative teaching processes whilst acknowledging the importance of individual creative practice.
Secondary Visual Arts Teacher
This unitset structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.
This major is designed for students wishing to become secondary Visual Arts teachers. Students will also select a minor area of study from across a broad range of other study areas including Physical Education, Outdoor Education, Music, Drama, English, Social Sciences, Home Economics, Design and Technology, Computing, Mathematics and Biological or Physical Sciences. The course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to teach Years 7-12 visual education with emphasis on visual literacy foundations, but allows graduates to also work in the K-6 setting as specialist teachers, as well as in a minor field of study. Emphasis is placed upon collaborative pedagogies whilst acknowledging the importance of individual creative practice. Graduates will be eligible to seek employment in both government and non-government secondary schools.
Special Admission Requirements
Interview and folio presentation are required.
|Major Content Study Units|
|AED1110||Introduction to Ceramics||15|
|VIS1305||Materials and Methods: Approaches to Studio||15|
|VIS1303||Introduction to Drawing||15|
|VIS2519||Painting: Old Country, New Visions||15|
|VIS2315||Art History: Enduring Traces||15|
|VIS2525||Printmaking: Mapping Self and World||15|
|Elective 1 (15 credit points). Refer to list of recommended electives.|
|Elective 2 (15 credit points). Refer to list of recommended electives.|
|CUR4210||Curriculum Enrichment for the Major Secondary Specialisation||15|
|Curriculum Major Units|
|AED2203||Art Education Foundations||15|
|AED2303||Lower Secondary Art Education (Years 7-9)||15|
NOTE: Students should strictly adhere to the Course Plan for Visual Arts Education to ensure that they complete their units in the correct semester of study.
|FAS1103||Inquiry for Textiles||15|
|VIS3531||Sculpture: Art and Environment||15|
|VIS3530||Painting Life and Death||15|
|DTM1104||Materials Design and Technology 1||15|
This major can also be studied in the following courses: