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The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

The Art Education major at the University of Central Oklahoma offers students a curriculum leading to certification for teaching art in (K-12) public school systems.

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Welcome

to the UCO Art Department

Introductory Video

Curriculum

The Art Education major at the University of Central Oklahoma offers students a curriculum leading to certification for teaching art in (K-12) public school systems. The Art Education classes are grounded in the foundation arts and supported by focusing in a variety of studio disciplines and the study of art history concepts. Additional coursework in art and professional education practices and experience in the field make this program one of the most comprehensive and respected teacher education programs in the region. Students are prepared to move directly into teaching positions, not only in academics but also in community and art-related organizations. The Art Education program has a successful placement rate for its graduates.

Degree Sheet

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are four scholarships specific to the Department of Art.

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Career Opportunities

Art Education career opportunities include: 

  • Art Direction
  • Administration
  • Teaching
  • Art Museums
  • Galleries

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.