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.
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.
Art education's small classes encourage strong, one-on-one relationships between art education and students and faculty members.
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.
Our 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.
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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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The art department sponsors a chapter of Kappa Pi, the international honorary art society.
Due to challenges associated with the pandemic, we have waived the requirement to submit a recommendation letter.
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.
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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).
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