Art Education

Art Education student teaching

Bachelor of Science in Art Education

Art Education graduates are well-prepared for teaching careers, thanks to the extensive classroom experience they receive throughout the program. With courses from both the School of Education and Department of Art, students can confidently foster a dynamic environment of learning and creativity.

Art Education students receive a solid foundation in strong technical skills, expanding creative and critical thinking, enhancing aesthetic knowledge, and practical experiences both on and off campus. Students in this program complete the Department of Art studio core curriculum, the School of Education requirements, the General Education requirements, plus Art History courses and supervised student teaching. Practical experiences are invaluable to students starting an art career. All Art Education majors start internships/placements early in their academic process.

  • 100 percent of recent Art Education graduates are working in the field of education or are enrolled in graduate school.

Advantages for UE Art Education Students

Majoring in Art Education at the University of Evansville prepares students to teach the right way – by doing it. Art Education students experience the following:

  • A K-12 classroom placement during freshman year.
  • A K-12 classroom practicum in a special needs classroom during sophomore year.
  • Full year of student teaching internships in a K-12 classroom typically completed during junior year.
  • 16 weeks of student teaching during senior year.
  • Easily gain 1,000 hours of classroom experience before graduation.
  • Opportunities to conduct research with faculty members and participate in community activities.