Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Preparation in Art Education (K-12)

Students who already hold a bachelor's degree may pursue teacher certification through our post-baccalaureate program. This program prepares students for teacher certification in Art Education (PK-12) and does not result in a master's degree.

Admissions Contact

Graduate Recruitment & Admissions

Academic Contact

Vicente Garcia
Professor, Department Chair
Art & Design
James J. Maloney Hall
FA 152

Academic Department

Learning Outcomes

  1. Content: Art Making - Art teacher candidates will demonstrate knowledge of appropriate techniques and processes in a variety of visual media.
  2. Content: Art in Context - Art teacher candidates will demonstrate knowledge of art forms, artists, and art works from diverse historical and contemporary contexts.
  3. Pedagogy: Planning - Teacher candidates will design comprehensive, sequential art curriculum that incorporates a variety of teaching strategies and considers the developmental appropriateness of K-12 students.
  4. Pedagogy: Applying - Art teacher candidates will use a variety of teaching and assessment strategies to promote students\' conceptual learning and artistic achievement during select field and student teaching experiences.
  5. Reflective Practitioner - Art teacher candidates will engage in self-reflection and analysis of their field and teaching experiences to identify areas for personal growth.