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Art Education, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (ARWU) Akron, OH, United States
The Art Education program of The University of Akron consists of a core curriculum of theory and practice that prepares students to work in a variety of organizational settings, from museums to recreational centers. 
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Overview

The B.A. offered in the Art Education program of The University of Akron plus licensure enables graduates to teach in classrooms from the preschool level through 12th grade.

Students in the Mary Schiller Myers School of Art at UA also may earn a Bachelor of Arts in:

  • Art History
  • Studio Art

Students also may pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts, which provides comprehensive preparation for professional practice in one of the following areas:

  • Ceramics
  • Graphic Design
  • Jewelry and Metalsmithing
  • Painting and Drawing
  • Photography
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture

Degrees and Preparation

A degree in art education paves the way to teach in elementary, middle and secondary schools, and to specialize in a particular area of interest, such as drawing, photography or ceramics. All students seeking licensure must be enrolled in a College of Education teacher preparation program.

Career Outlook

The federal government predicts job opportunities for teachers will be excellent in many parts of the country, particularly:

  • Texas
  • Arizona
  • Georgia
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Florida

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    140 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Survey of History of Art
  • Art Since 1945
  • Foundation 2D Design
  • Foundation 3D Design
  • Foundation Drawing
  • Introduction to Education

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    48

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Secondary School Transcripts
  • Official Proof of English Proficiency
  • Official SAT/ACT (Optional, required only for scholarships and direct admission)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15500 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11635 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11635 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Akron

  • 890 - 1300 USD/month
    Living Costs

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