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Bachelor of Arts
Art Education Composite: Illustration (B.A.)
With this emphasis, you can share your passion for the incredible world of illustration with students as you teach them. Inspire students to become more creative and find interest in art. This emphasis will prepare a candidate to teach in an illustration program as well as general art teaching jobs.
Brother Josh Abegglen critiques, with the help of his students, other students work from his Entertainment Illustration class.
Make a Difference Through Art
Your background in art can help students not only to employ mediums like painting or drawing but also to understand how to organize their work into a story. The coursework will help you to learn methods for teaching artistic processes, curriculum development, strategies for assessment, and classroom management. The Art Education Composite Degree is designed to prepare students to earn Idaho teacher certification with an endorsement in Art in grades K-12.

Highlighted Career Paths

Graduates with a degree in Art Education have a wide array of rewarding careers before them. Check out some of the top careers students get with this degree or explore more career options in I-Plan.
Animation and Gaming
Game animators combine art and technology to create video games. Game animators are responsible for portraying movement and behavior within a game, and they design and develop for gaming companies.
Digital Illustration
Digital illustrators create original pieces of artwork for print and digital publications. They are well-versed in the best design software to create materials from logos to book covers. They also translate messages and ideas into appealing illustrations seamlessly.
Character Development
Character developers create various versions of character looks and other design ideas. In this position, you will infuse characters with personality using visual cues, unique expressions, and distinctive body language. You will also make relatable characters with human traits that will engage an audience.

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