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B.A. Art Education

The art education program at Western Kentucky University is designed to equip the pre-service art teacher with a wide range of theoretical as well as practical experiences for careers in teaching art at the primary, middle, and secondary levels.

The BA Visual Studies, Art Education Concentration, consists of 44/45 hours of general education, 66 semester hours of studio, art history, and art education methods classes, and 22 hours of professional education courses. Upon completion of the WKU art education program, the student is eligible for initial Kentucky Teaching Certification,    P-12 Visual Art. The total semester hours for BA Visual Studies, Art Education Concentration leading to P-12 certification equals 132/133.

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 Last Modified 12/7/21