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The Department of Art and the College of Education collaboratively designed a curriculum accredited by NCATE – The Standard of Excellence in Teacher Preparation program, to insure art education students are well prepared for the rigorous and rewarding career of teaching art. The art education student will take art studio courses in Drawing, 2D and 3D Design, Color Composition, Ceramics, Sculpture, Painting, Printmaking, Fibers, and Computer Graphics. Additional courses in Art History will give the student depth and insight into global and contemporary art. The student’s teaching skills will develop through comprehensive education courses and the opportunity to apply what they have learned in the area’s schools art classrooms.