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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Theological Research Institute, Ltd. (TRI) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Creative Arts in the Classroom (ECE 307)


90 hours.

Various; supervised practice.

August 2021 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Supervised Practice
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to: articulate the creative process; describe the role of play in a child’s growth and development and developmental sequences for creative arts; analyze the role of the teacher in enhancing creativity; describe concepts taught using the creative arts and components of creative environments; and plan, implement, and assess child-centered activities for music, movement, visual arts, and dramatic play.


This is an advanced course that uses creative arts and play as central approaches to teaching and learning. The aim of this course is to explore an integrated approach to what a creative-focused curriculum looks like and how it functions.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, up to 6 semester hours in Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Education, or Art Education (8/21).