Bachelor in Art Education

General

Program Description

The Art Education major, associated with the Department of Art and Art History and the Department of Education, prepares students to teach art in a classroom setting, while also enhancing the students’ personal creative and artistic abilities.

A major requires 10 courses, including but not limited to world art, twentieth-century art, 2-D and 3-D design, drawing, a ceramics studio and a painting studio, and principles of art education. In addition, as a capstone experience, departmental majors must present a senior art show.

Students may seek Specialty Education (grades PreK-12) Certification in Art by completing the Art Education major and an Education minor consisting of those courses required for Specialty Education (grades PreK-12) Certification.

Graduation Requirements

For a Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington & Jefferson College, a student must complete a minimum of 32 courses (128 credits) and one Physical Activity and Wellness Education course-equivalent. Students must have a minimum grade point average of 2.00 or better to graduate and must be “in residence” for a minimum of four semesters of full-time study, one of which must be their final full-time semester. All students must complete at least 16 courses (64 credits) at W&J excluding Physical Activity courses and Health and Wellness courses.

Last updated Mar 2019

About the School

Washington & Jefferson College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teachin ... Read More

Washington & Jefferson College is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. To that end, we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. Read less