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Art Education

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.

Top Reasons to choose Art Education at florida southern college

100% Placement

Florida 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 Attention

Art education's small classes encourage strong, one-on-one relationships between art education and students and faculty members.

Engaged Learning

FSC 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.

Teach Art Fundamentals

In EDU 2200 Field Study Level I, you'll participate in instructional activities, classroom planning and management exercises that will help you develop your ability to teach art classes in painting, figure drawing, ceramics and more.

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4+1 Master of Education

Graduate in five years with two degrees. Save time earning our prestigious MEd.

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Online Information Sessions to learn more about

Join Florida Southern College admissions for our admissions information sessions. Learn more about what makes FSC special, our academic opportunities, involvement, community life, and the admissions application process. Following our information session, please stick around for our live chat session to make sure your questions are answered too.

Online Info Session

April 6
1:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Brian Emery

Online Info Session

April 7
8:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Shannon Barnes

Online Info Session

April 8
1:00 PM EST

Counselor Presenting: Liz Green

In the News

There is always something interesting happening at Florida Southern.

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Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College 2020 Summe...

Florida Southern College students are invited to apply for a competitive, paid six-week...

Works such as Joost Van Gee’s “Woman Playing a Viola” will be on display at the exhibit.

Major exhibit coming to Polk Museum of Art

Three quarters of the annual Polk Museum of Art exhibit budget for 2020 has been design...

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Meet Chief Design Officer Benjamin McCraw '04

Following his design passion, Benjamin McCraw '04 is now the Chief Design Officer a...

Clubs and More

The art department sponsors a chapter of Kappa Pi, the international honorary art society.

Art Education Program Contacts

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Office of Admissions

Admissions Counselors
863.680.4131

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Kelly Sturhahn

Associate Professor of Art Foundations Program Director
863.680.3018

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Brooke Veal

Director of Field Studies Evening Education Programs
863.680.5004

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