Career – what can you do with an art education degree?
Our BFA art education graduates work in pre-K through high school classrooms. BGSU is well-known across Ohio and nationally for the quality of its art teacher preparation.
Many organizations also offer art classes and hire full- or part-time art educators:
- Independent cultural organizations
- Community arts education programs
- Public and private galleries
- Senior centers
Some students go on to graduate school. They apply to Master of Fine Arts (MFA) programs in the visual arts or Master of Arts (M.A.) programs in art education.
As a key part of the BGSU BFA in art education, you will develop skills in a wide range of art media and processes and learn how to use them in classroom projects.
- Jewelry and metals
- Digital imaging and graphic design
You are required to pass a portfolio review at the end of your first year of study to be fully admitted into the Bachelor of Fine Arts program.
The degree curriculum offers courses in community arts education and art museum education. You’ll take educational psychology courses in the BGSU College of Education and Human Development.
Student teaching internships
Gain a variety of in-depth field experiences with diverse student populations with a 14-week student teaching internship.
Study abroad in Italy
You have the chance to study abroad at ISI-Florence (International Studies Institute) in Florence, Italy. You will receive BGSU credit for all courses you take in one of the most beautiful and inspiring cities in the world.
- Visual Arts Methods and Teaching Practicum
- Art Methods for Inclusive Learners
- Photography for Digital Artists
- Foundations of Art Education
- Media and Methods in Art Education
- Educational Psychology
- Intro to Public Speaking
Bowling Green State University [BGSU] is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. BGSU has been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 01/01/1916. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation was received in 2012-2013. Questions should be directed to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness.
The BGSU School of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The Art Education program is also accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Updated: 01/11/2024 02:38PM