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Art Education, B.Sc.

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  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Of course, art teachers work in public and private elementary, middle and high schools. But they also enjoy plenty of other options: teaching and running programs at art museums, anthropology museums, children’s museums, community arts centers, family support agencies, hospitals, parks & recreation departments, and plenty of other organizations.

The nonprofit arts sector generates $166.2 billion in economic activity each year according to the Americans for the Arts economic impact study. Because of this economic and political impact, public sector, arts and cultural organizations are increasingly seeking trained professionals to create vibrant arts experiences for their communities.

As an Art Education major you’ll experience a wide range of studio processes, obtain a solid art history foundation, and develop teaching skills. Student teaching and other hands-on clinical experiences complete the program.

Sample Career Options

  • Art teacher
  • Educational programmer
  • Day care administrator
  • Educational management specialist
  • Curriculum designer
  • Lesson coordinator
  • Artistic Director
  • Festival Coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Dual Major Opportunities

  • Students may pursue a dual major to earn a B.S. in Art Education and a B.F.A. in Applied Digital Arts, Communication Design, Crafts, or Studio Art. Typically, a dual major takes five years to complete.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3.2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online admissions application. If you need to update or edit information on the application, please contact the Office of Admissions.
  • Pay the non-refundable $35 application fee. KU subscribes to the College Board and NACAC fee waiver programs.
  • Send an official high school transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. GED results must be sent directly from the Department of Education.
  • Submit SAT or ACT test scores.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5990 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5990 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7986 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3993 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Kutztown

  • 1000 - 1500 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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