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ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
ARCHIVED 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Education, B.A.

Art education majors develop problem-solving skills and creative design thinking strategies through analysis, critique and creation of works of art. Students explore a range of media in foundational studio courses and refine their art practice in advanced courses, culminating in a senior art exhibition.  Students pair the major with secondary education and are prepared for K-12 Art Teaching Certification as well as a wide range of teaching possibilities in community art centers, children’s museums, art museums, parks and recreation departments and arts organizations. 

For additional programs and courses in this department, see Art and Design .

Major Requirements

Studio Art Electives

  • Four credit hours from studio art electives at the 200-level
  • Eight credit hours from studio art electives at the 300-level
    • Note: Studio electives should be from different methods for breadth


*ARTD 496  and ARTD 498  do not count toward the 400-level studio art electives (can be taken for 0 credits for Art Education majors)

*ARTD 190  is a recommended course

Education Requirements

Completion of the Secondary Education  major requirements and the following courses:

Additional Requirements for the B.A. Degree

Students must demonstrate elementary competence in a foreign language. For more information, see the B.A. Degree Requirements  within the Academic Regulations section of this catalog.