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Art Education (B.S.)

The Bachelor of Science with a major in art education prepares students to teach art in the Georgia School System. This is a comprehensive degree program, offered in coordination with requirements stipulated by the University of North Georgia School of Education. It provides an initial teaching certificate to teach pre-school through twelfth grades.

Sixty credits are taken in Areas A-F core curriculum coursework, 33-credit-hours are required in 2000 and 4000 level studio art and art history, and 36 credits are taken in professional education coursework (a minimum of 39 credits in 3000- and 4000-level studio art, art history, and art education courses are required).

Art Education students must be admitted to the Teacher Education Program before beginning 3000-level ARED and EDUC coursework; to complete the program they must undertake a field internship and student teaching, and post a passing score on the Georgia Assessment for the Certification of Educators (GACE).

Campus Availability

Dahlonega Campus

What Can you Do with this Degree?

With this degree, you can be an Art Instructor/Teacher in a Pre-K through high school setting with licensure in the state of Georgia.

Internship Information

Students pursuing a Bachelor of Science with a major in art education complete an 12-credit-hour, one-semester student teaching capstone experience during their last semester of their senior year.

Study Abroad Opportunities

International study greatly expands your knowledge of other cultures and their art and can be the most effective and rewarding way to satisfy foreign language requirements. UNG has a wide range of these opportunities. More information can be found at the Center for Global Engagement.

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