What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Art Education Program leads to certification (teaching license) in art education in all grades (P–12) in the state of Indiana. The program features a commitment to practical experience integrated with a strong studio program. Throughout the program, students increase skill and knowledge in the context of art education today, including art historical inquiry, critical inquiry, philosophical inquiry, studio, and teaching methodology. Students gain experience by teaching school-age students in a variety of programs and settings including student teaching. In addition, students observe and participate in art programs and events citywide.

Students who wish to become certified to teach in public schools may pursue either a Bachelor of Art Education or certification within the Master of Art Education at Herron. Herron School of Art and Design's Art Education Program is offered in conjunction with the School of Education and the Indiana Department of Education. These bodies have established certain academic requirements for earning a degree and/or licensure in Art Education in all grades (P-12) in Indiana.

The Bachelor of Art Education Program leads to certification (teaching license) in Art Education in all grades (P-12) in the state of Indiana. The program features a commitment to practical experience integrated with a strong studio program. Throughout the program, students increase skill and knowledge in the content of art education today, including art inquiry, critical and contextual inquiry, visual literacy, studio practice, and teaching methodology. Students gain experience by teaching school-age students in a variety of programs and settings and, including student teaching. In addition, students observe and participate in art programs and events citywide.

Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at Herron School of Art and Design may also pursue an All-Grade Indiana State Teachers License in Art (See Dual Degree, BAE and BFA). Students wishing to pursue certification need to declare an art education major and follow the requirements for this degree as well as the BFA. Students should meet regularly with advisors from both major areas to ensure efficient completion of both degrees.

Which department am I in?

Herron School of Art and Design

Study options

Full Time (Minimum total of 125 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$31,278.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

13 January 2020, 24 August 2020

Venue

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

420 University Blvd,

INDIANAPOLIS,

Indiana,

46202, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed or will complete secondary school by the time of enrollment; No grade point average guarantees admission to IUPUI. We look for applicants who have demonstrated a "B" average or above average grades, with strong grades in math and science.

For international students

Students must have earned a diploma from an accredited high school before you enroll at IUPUI.

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • • TOEFL 80+
  • • IELTS 6.5+
  • Students scoring TOEFL 60+ or IELTS 5.5+ are eligible for admission but should anticipate taking additional English for Academic Purposes courses along with their academic program.

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