Develop your creative talents by working with professional artists and master the art of teaching.
As an art education student, you will have the advantage of mentoring relationships with your professors and extensive hands-on learning opportunities in the studio and in local schools.
At Florida Southern, you can enjoy the best of both worlds. This unique program allows you to hone your artistic talents while learning to support students in the development of their own creative abilities. Offered by the Department of Art in conjunction with the School of Education, you can choose to pursue a B.A. or B.S. degree in art education. Your coursework will include an array of studio art and art history courses. Additionally, you'll take foundational courses that will prepare you to earn teaching certification as a K-12 Art Teacher.
100% PlacementFlorida Southern’s Art Education degree, K-12, has a 100% placement rate of graduates. As a graduate, you’ll be certified to teach in Florida schools.
Individualized AttentionArt education's small classes encourage strong, one-on-one relationships between art education and students and faculty members.
Engaged LearningFSC focuses on engaged learning, whether it’s collaborating with an art education professor, working with other students on a class project, or gaining hands-on experience in a public school classroom through field-study classes.
Gain Classroom ExperienceOur on-campus Preschool Lab and Roberts Academy (2-8 transitional school for students with dyslexia) provide unlimited opportunities to apply integrate educational theory and research into classroom practice.
All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
- A completed application form
- Personal statement
- All official college transcripts
- Social standing form
If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:
- Official high school transcript
- SAT and/or ACT scores
Those wishing to pursue Art Education may submit a portfolio in Graphic Design or Studio Art for scholarship consideration
Minority Teacher Education Scholars
The Minority Teacher Education Scholars (MTES) program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students administered by the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Inc. (FFMT).
Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College 2020 Summer Internship Program
Florida Southern College students are invited to apply for a competitive, paid six-week summer...
Major exhibit coming to Polk Museum of Art
Three quarters of the annual Polk Museum of Art exhibit budget for 2020 has been designated for...
Meet Chief Design Officer Benjamin McCraw '04
Following his design passion, Benjamin McCraw '04 is now the Chief Design Officer and...
France Admissions Center
Foundations Program Director
Associate Professor of Art
Christoverson Humanities - 306
Director of Field Studies
Evening Education Programs
Curry Building - 106