ART EDUCATION / TEACHER LICENSURE

The Art Education Program at UW-Madison offers students opportunities to:

  • Discover their passion for working with people and teaching art in a hands-on, project-based, theory-infused learning environment.
  • Work directly with children and adolescents in school and community-based field placements in every semester of the program.
  • Earn a Bachelors of Science degree in four years, culminating in a career-ready K-12 Wisconsin teaching license in art education.
  • Study with world-renowned art and education faculty in a range of rigorous and engaging studio, art history, educational psychology, and curriculum and instruction courses.
  • Experience personalized attention, small class sizes AND all the advantages of a Big Ten university such as the Distinguished Lecture Series, music and film festivals, extensive study abroad programs, Badger sports, Visiting Artists, the Arts Institute, the Chazen Art Museum and countless clubs and student organizations.
  • Connect with the city of Madison’s vibrant arts community including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Sector67 and BUBBLER maker spaces.

For more details about the program, eligibility and application, plus certification-only options, click here.

Courses

Art 338: Service Learning in Art
Art Ed 323: Art in Elementary Education
Art Ed 470: Practicum in Elementary School Art
Art Ed 324: Art in Secondary Education
Art Ed 493: Practicum in Secondary School Art
Art Ed 423: Elementary Student Teaching in Art
Art Ed 424: Secondary Student Teaching in Art

Faculty

Dr. Mary Hoefferle