Art Education

TYPE: Concentration of Art (Visual Arts)
DEGREE: B.A./B.S.
DEPARTMENT: Visual Arts Department

LOCATION: On-Campus

General Description

Explore, visualize, express, teach.

You see the world differently, looking to create beauty, and express ideas and concepts through art. You desire for others to have a similar experience and to be able to communicate their thoughts, feelings, and person through various mediums.

You're an artist, but you're also a teacher.

Combine your passion for art and teaching through UW-Superior's art education program to teach students in grades K-12.

With more than 100 years of experience in training teachers, UW-Superior offers a challenging curriculum, intensive interaction with faculty, and numerous opportunities to gain teaching experience prior to your student teaching experience or teaching internship.

*Art education is a comprehensive program, requiring no minor

Program Outcomes

Through a comprehensive concentration in art education at UW-Superior, you will:

  • Develop problem-solving skills within design, form and color
  • Understand the theory, psychology and use of color
  • Become proficient in the fundamentals of drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, metalwork, and fibers
  • Incorporate innovative teaching strategies into your art and lessons
  • Understand the needs of diverse learns and how to meet them

Career Outcomes

At UW-Superior, you will be prepared for licensure in Wisconsin, which is acceptable in many other states, to teach ages birth-21 (grades K-12).

Did You Know?

  • All of our teacher education faculty have experience working with elementary and middle school students.
  • Many of our graduates have won teaching awards at district, state and national levels, and are highly regarded by their employers.

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* Are programs where you can also earn certification to teach at the K-12, elementary or middle/high school levels.

TEACHING K-12 AND HIGH SCHOOL

Interested in teaching high school or a K-12 subject -- physical education, art or music? See the secondary and K-12 teacher certification requirements in the course catalog or the Teacher Education program of the Education Leadership Department.