Guide students to realize their artistic potential - Inspire future artists - Share your passion
The School of Art Education offers a comprehensive and versatile art education program. Our curriculum consists of courses in art education, studio art and design, art history, and liberal arts. Art education courses are rich with content, have specific applications to teaching in art classrooms, and combine theory and practice. Fieldwork, an integral part of most art education courses, provides students the opportunity to gain valuable real-life experience and establish connections with art education professionals in settings such as schools, museums, and community centers.
Graduates are well prepared for many career opportunities in art education. Students develop art education theories and strategies for meeting student needs in a range of art education settings. They gain thorough knowledge of art and design content and acquire skills in reflective practice, curriculum writing, and instruction. Throughout the program, each student creates a professional teaching portfolio, an essential tool for applying to any art education position.
School of Art Education courses are developed and taught by experienced education professionals who promote strong teacher preparation, proven educational practices relevant for today's art educator, and provide students the support they need to become effective art educators