What will I learn?

The Bachelor of Art Education prepares students to teach art in public or private schools. Graduates of the program are licensed to teach art to grades P-12 in Indiana. The art education program gives students the same great art preparation as the BA in art, with the addition of the education courses necessary for successful teaching practice. The curriculum is state-of-the-art. There is an emphasis on technology and visual culture in order to prepare teachers fully skilled to operate effectively with 21st century learners.

Students receiving the Bachelor of Art Education degree must complete 120 total credit hours including:

  • IU South Bend Campuswide General Education Curriculum (30 cr.)
  • Major Concentration (11 cr.)
  • Fine Arts Department Additional Requirements (48 cr.)
  • Education (31 cr.)
  • A minimum of 30 credit hours at the 300- or 400-level.
  • Courses required for the major must be completed with a grade of C– or higher.
  • A minimum CGPA of 2.0 is required.

Which department am I in?

Ernestine M Raclin School of the Arts

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$20,373.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August 2022

Venue

Ernestine M Raclin School of the Arts

Northside 101,

1700 Mishawaka Ave,

SOUTH BEND,

Indiana,

46634, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have the completion of individual IB school graduation requirements. English Language Requirements: Minimum TOEFL score of 71 or higher on the internet-based; TOEFL score 530 or higher paper-based exam; IELTS - 6.0 or higher; Pearson Test of English, Academic: 48 or higher; WAEC's Senior Secondary Certificate of Examinations (SSCE): A or B; Ordinary Level Certificate: A or B; Cambridge International O Levels: C or higher; (Test in Practical English Proficiency) "EIKEN": Pre-1 or higher.

For international students

Students who have not attended college or university after graduating from high school and wish to earn a first bachelor’s degree are first-year students. Students who took dual-enrolled college coursework while still in high school are also considered first-year students. In general, we recommend that students complete college preparatory coursework that includes: Eight semesters of English or the language of instruction, Six to eight semesters of mathematics, Six to eight semesters of natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics), Six semesters of social science (economics, government, history, psychology, or sociology), Eight semesters of foreign language, fine arts, computer science, or technical skills, Two semesters of health, physical education, or safety.

English language Requirements:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) internet based - 71 or higher
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) paper based - 530 or higher
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 6.0 or higher
  • Pearson Test of English, Academic - 48 or higher
  • Test in Practical English Proficiency - Pre-1 or higher
  • SAT I Critical Reading - 450 or higher (or the equivalency on the new evidence-based reading and writing section)
  • WAEC's Senior Secondary Certificate of Examinations (SSCE) - A or B
  • Ordinary Level Certificate - A or B
  • Cambridge International O Levels - C or higher
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) - A or B

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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