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ART EDUCATION

Art education is designed for students who plan to teach art in K-12 grades in public and private schools.

This program is offered in conjunction with the College of Education and prepares students for certification as teachers of art. The program combines a conceptual and skill focus and is concentrated in five areas:

  • art production,
  • aesthetics,
  • art history,
  • art curriculum and
  • methodology.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • artistic ability,
  • interest in children and adolescents,
  • creativity and enthusiasm,
  • ability to motivate children,
  • able to design tasks at various skill levels,
  • strong communication skills,
  • physical stamina and
  • patience with frequent repetition.

Career Opportunities

Elementary Teacher
High School Teacher
Educational Program Development
Educational Publisher
Textbook Illustrator
Children’s Book Illustrator
Consultant
Art Director
Recreational Program Development
Public Health Specialist

Degree Plan / Courses

Concentration in Art Education (K-12) (ARTE)

YRCOURSENO REQ HRS
2ART 301 or 302  3
2PSYC206 or 210  GER3
3ART304 3
3ART Elective300-level or above 3
3ART Elective300-level or above 3
3ART Elective300-level or above 3
3ART Elective300-level or above 3
3ART384, 386, 480, 481 or 482 3
3EDUC309 3
3EDUC312 3
3EDUC313 3
3EDUC368 3
3HIST256 3
3PSYC311  GER3
4ART Elective400-level 3
4ART Elective400-level 3
4ART497 or 498 3
4EDUC321 3
4EDUC467 9
4ENGL366  GER3
 TOTAL HOURS
CONCENTRATION
  66

CONTACT INFORAMTION

Department of Art

Office Location:
Art Office in 221 Talbot Hall
Mailing Address:
P.O.Box 2025
Thibodaux, LA 70310
Phone: 985.448.4597
Fax: 985.448.4596

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