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Bachelor of Science (BS) in Art Education

Introduce them to their creative side.

Art class does more for a student than help mold them into an artist. It teaches them to look at things in a new way—to think outside the box and to imagine bigger. It gives them the free space to create, to explore and to take risks. It teaches them the importance of expression and it not only encourages students to be different, but it is the celebration of different.

The Bachelor of Science in Art Education degree at William Woods University prepares you to teach valuable lessons to kindergarteners through high school seniors that will help them excel in any area in life.

Through this program your curriculum will be interwoven with art courses to help you develop your techniques and foster your creativity as well as courses in education that will help you perfect your teaching methods and strengthen your skills as a classroom leader.

In conjunction with this degree you will take coursework to earn the Secondary Education Certification, which will enable you to teach art in Missouri for grades K-12.

Our Art Education Degree at Work

At William Woods University, art education students are thoroughly prepared to teach a variation of art classes from pottery to drawing to painting to graphic design and more to grades K-12 in the state of Missouri. Graduates of this program may go on to teach in public or private schools, community centers, art studios, and more.


The Bachelor of Science in Art Education degree at William Woods University consists of 122 distinct credit hours for graduation—including 86 core major credits.


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