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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Art and Design - ART 113

Art Education

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

This course is a study of child growth and development through creativity. Students will study techniques and materials appropriate for use at various elementary grade levels. Emphasis will be placed on methods to stimulate children's creative interests. This course requires all students must meet the requirements of a criminal background check.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.


Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Investigate works of art which encourage positive behavior.
  • Explain the ways in which the visual arts can function within society.
  • Explore the interrelationship of various art forms.
  • Explain how the visual arts can enrich the school curriculum.
  • Design age/grade appropriate art projects to complement a variety of curricular areas.
  • Utilize the language of art and a variety of art materials and techniques.
  • Explore a variety of art materials and techniques appropriate to children at various stages of development.
  • Develop appropriate skill and sensitivity to evaluate children’s art work.
  • Select appropriate methods and approaches of teaching art to children.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 113140200Art EducationRMT3Sarris C2/20/0Open$12.00M  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

Winter; 2021; ART AND DESIGN; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 113110200Art EducationRMT3Sarris C17/31/0Open$12.00M  09:00 AM-11:54 AM WEBWEB

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday