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Visual Arts

NYSED Content Areas: Fine Arts (Drawing, Printing, Printmaking, Sculpture), Crafts (Ceramics, Fibers, Glass, Jewelry, Metal), Media Arts (Computer Art, Film, Photography, Video), Art History, Art Conservation, Art Therapy, Commercial Design, Applied Design, Architecture

Stony Brook University has determined that the following recommended courses meet the NYSED guidelines for professional license in this certification content area. Courses with certain departmental subject codes (e.g., ARS, ARH, ART) may also be valid for the content area.


CEA 509 Mainstreams of Modern Art
CEA 510 Printmaking Workshop
CEA 511 Drawing Techniques
CEA 518 Metal Casting
CEA 534 Women Artists and Women in Art*
CEA 540 Visual Culture: Contemporary Images (formerly Learning in a Visual Culture)
CEA 545 The Art of Comics
CEE 545 Learning Through the Visual Arts
CEA 544 Contemporary Art in New York
CEG 529 Anthropology, History and Museums: An American Perspective (formerly Anthropology and Museums: Exhibiting Other Cultures)*

*Denotes course that is regularly offered online.

Note: The information contained on this page is valid as of 1/30/2014.

Statement of Student Responsibility

Students themselves—whether new, returning, or continuing—are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and adhering to their degree and/or certificate program requirements. Students should keep in mind that degree requirements are separate and distinct from requirements for teacher/administrator certification and resulting initial and/or professional licenses.  Each student is responsible for reviewing, understanding and adhering to his/her certification requirements.  For further information, visit NYSED at


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