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The BFA program in art with a concentration in art education involves:
The program focuses on public and private K-12 instruction, art in higher education and educational programs in art museums. Students investigate issues in art teaching and learning from multiple perspectives, including:
In addition to their art education coursework, students are required to take coursework in the various studio programs offered in the School of Art.
Students must submit a BFA declaration form after successful completion of the art foundational coursework to be admitted to the major.
Art (Art Education) (BFA)
Design & the Arts, Herberger Institute for
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Graduates who also complete the state certification requirements for an art specialist certificate can teach in public and private elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. Graduates who do not seek state certification may find opportunities for jobs with art museums and recreational or community service groups that offer art instruction.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Art, Drama, and Music Teachers, Postsecondary||10.8%||$64,300|
|Education Administrators, Postsecondary||8.7%||$88,390|
|Education Teachers, Postsecondary||9.1%||$59,720|
|Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education||5.8%||$54,120|
|Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators||3.1%||$43,890|
|Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||5.8%||$56,310|
|Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education||5.9%||$50,600|
|Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education||5.9%||$54,940|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).