Art Education (K-12)
Bachelor of Arts in Art Education
The Art Education degree is for the creative art student seeking certification to teach art in elementary, junior high, or high school grades. Evangel University’s program meets the Missouri state requirements for certification in Art Education, grades K-12. The degree program requires course work in both Art and Education, as well as a minor in a related field.
The Art Education degree program is designed to give the student a broad experience in multiple disciplines of art-making. This ranges from painting and drawing to sculpture and ceramics. The Art faculty provides foundational study in Art History through three survey courses.
Art Education students also take required courses in Education, including early practicum experiences in the classroom and their professional semester of student teaching. From the start, Art Education students build their portfolio of work and experiences in both Education and in studio practice, making the Art Education graduate competitive and an attractive hire for schools around the nation.
Program Plan (pdf)
|Want to see exactly what classes you will take? The Program Plan (sometimes called a degree sheet) includes all specific requirements - including University proficiencies, Frameworks courses and degree requirements.|
Each of Evangel's academic programs is made up of a set of core curriculum, program requirements and electives. The courses listed below are just a small sample of courses that might be taken as a part of this specific program.
|Fibers||Instruction in the basic fundamentals of off-loom and loom weaving, using a wide variety of weaving techniques and weaves.|
|History of Modern Art||A survey of the history of Western art.|
|Sculpture||An introduction to basic techniques and concepts of etching, engraving, and aquatint.|
|Printmaking||An introduction to basic techniques and concepts of etching, engraving, and aquatint.|
|Painting||An introduction to oil painting with an emphasis on the fundamentals of form and color relationships in painting.|
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- Art Teacher in a public or private school setting (grades K-12)
|GPA||Achieve a 3.0 grade point average in content area and professional education courses, while maintaining a 2.75 cumulative grade point average across all courses.|
|Admittance to Program||Application for provisional admittance to teacher education is made in EDUC 219-Foundations of Education. This class is prerequisite to all teacher certification courses unless an equivalent course has been transferred from another college. Applications for admittance are available in the Department of Education office.|
|Recommendations||Satisfactory recommendations from all university supervisors of practica.|
General Undergraduate Requirements
The following are general requirements for all students beginning an undergraduate program at Evangel. For more information visit Undergraduate Admissions Requirements.
|Faith||As a boldly Christian university, all of our students have made a profession of faith in Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior.|
|Diploma||Graduation from high school, or having the equivalent of a high school diploma such as the General Education Development (GED) examination.|
|Core Subjects||A minimum of a 2.0 GPA in core college prep classes (English, math, social sciences and science with a lab)|
|Grade Average||A "C" average. However, in some cases, a student with a weak academic record may be considered. To remain at Evangel, however, the student must meet scholastic requirements.|
|Standardized Tests||>Entering freshmen should take the ACT or SAT test. The codes for Evangel are as follows: SAT: 6198. ACT: 2296.|
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