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Bachelor of Arts
Art Education Composite: Three Dimensional Studies (B.A.)
Do you want to teach the next generation about your passion for creating 3D art? In 3D studies, you will be taught basic technical skills in ceramics and sculpture, including throwing, hand-building, etc. This emphasis will prepare a candidate to teach 3D studies and other art teaching jobs.
Ceramics student Whitney Carr throwing on the wheel.
Think, Design, Conceptualize
As an art teacher with an emphasis in 3D studies, you can add a new dimension to students' art classes. The courses you take will give you hands-on experience in creating and innovating. You will create a portfolio of work preparing you for a lifetime of involvement in the arts, including exhibiting your work in galleries, seeking commissions, creating 3D works for personal enjoyment, or pursuing graduate schooling. This degree will also certify you to teach art for K-12 programs.

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.
Art teacher K-12
The Art Education Degree prepares students to become art teachers in public education. Most opportunities are at the secondary level (middle or high school), but there are also some at the elementary school level.
Art Teacher/Professor
You can teach art in most settings by obtaining an art education degree. To teach in a higher education setting, a graduate degree is required. Alternatively, you may create a business centered around teaching classes on specialized or general topics, which would not require an education degree.
Customize Your Career
If you have a specific direction or specialty that you wish to pursue, faculty will work with you in developing that direction. Many art careers combine a variety of disciplines/interests, including selling art in galleries, creating commission work, working for artists, teaching workshops, creating instructional videos, working in the entertainment industry, etc.

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