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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Art and Design (Studio Art and Art Education)

Engaging and Empowering Youth Through the Visual Arts

When you complete majors in both studio art and education, you'll be prepared to teach visual arts in K-12 settings, demonstrating the importance of creative expression and the arts to the children who are the future of our society.

Why choose art education at Marian?

Your preparation for becoming an art educator, who makes a difference, combines the advantages of uniting the broad-based curriculum of a liberal arts degree with courses in education, studio art, and art history. As a double major, you will choose a creative discipline and receive methods instruction from The Educators College.

Our program assists you with articulating a mission and vision as an artist-educator through real-world student teaching experiences and professional art opportunities. Advanced studio studies culminate with a senior exhibition, professional communication materials, and a comprehensive portfolio ready for graduate school application or entry into the education profession. You will graduate with a bachelor of arts degree in studio art and all of the requirements needed to apply for a state teaching license.

What will you study?

Bachelor of Arts in Art and Design (Studio Art and Art Education)

Core Courses (18 credits)
  • ART 106 Foundations of Art & Design
  • ART 255 Photography and the Moving Image
  • ARH 235 Global Art History I
  • ARH 236 Global Art History II
  • ART 490 MDC Capstone: Influence & Impact
 Choose one:
  • ARH 344 The Modern World:  Artist’s Voices Heard
  • ARH 346 The Contem­porary Scene
 Studio Art with Education (27 credits)
  • ART 110 Introduction to Drawing
  • ART 130 Three-Dimensional Design
  • ART 200 Sculptural Principles
  • ART 221 Introduction to Painting
  • ART 491 Senior Portfolio & Professional Practice
 Choose four:
  • ART 137 Printmaking and Book Arts
  • ART 203 Ceramics I
  • ART 210 Intermediate Drawing
  • ART 321 Intermediate Painting
  • ART 331 Art + Design Ideas
  • ART 472 Techniques for Teaching Art (Required)
  • ART 380 Advanced Special Topics in Art & Design
  • ART 480 Advanced Special Topics in Art & Design
Required Double Major Education

The following portfolio reviews are required for continuation in the program:

  • Foundation Process Book (ART 106, ART 110, and ART 130)
  • Junior Review (ART 331)
  • Senior Review (ART 491)

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