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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.

Learned 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 Author/Researcher 
Book Author/Illustrator
Recreational Program Development

Degree Plan / Courses

2020-2021 Concentration in Art Education (K-12) (ARTE)

YRCOURSENO REQ HRS
2ART 301 or 302  3
2PSYC206 GER3
2PSYC210GER3
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
3HIST256GER3
3PSYC311 3
4ART Elective400-level 3
4ART Elective400-level 3
4ART497 or 498 3
4EDUC321 3
4EDUC450 3
4EDUC454 6
4ENGL366  GER3
 TOTAL HOURS
CONCENTRATION
  69

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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