Bachelor of Arts
The School of Visual and Performing Arts at Anna Maria College offers a modern comprehensive program in Art Education within a vibrant liberal arts college curriculum. The Art Education curriculum combines creativity, theory and practice with solid educational principles and practices. It provides the opportunity for students to develop their own artistic practice and technical skills in art making, to strengthen their understanding of historical and contemporary art, as well as non-western art, and through education and art education courses and experiences to develop a solid pedagogical approach to teaching art.
This program provides students with the knowledge and skills required for an exciting career in teaching art in the elementary, middle or high schools. The Massachusetts Department of Education has approved this program for Initial License in the Visual Arts PreK-8 and grades 5-12. See Teacher Preparation/ Licensure application requirements.
Upon completion of a BA in Art Education, students will gain: