Department of Art

Art Education

The mission of our undergraduate Art Education program is to prepare future art teachers to meet the challenges of teaching in public school.

The Art Education program offers the Bachelor of Arts degree to students interested in teaching at the K-12 grade levels.

The degree prepares students to gain K-12 teacher certification in the state of Illinois. Preparation includes the development of technical and creative skills, exposure to a broad range of media, study of the theory and methods of art education, requirements from the College of Education and Human Services and a background in the historical study of art.

Ta-Teh Ku
Associate Professor
Art Education
24 Garwood Hall
Meet the Faculty


The Art Education is located in Garwood Hall. Garwood Hall's chief virtue are its large, natural light studio spaces.

Degree Plan

Bachelor of Arts - Teacher Certification (BA - Teacher Certification)
Bachelor of Arts - Art Education