Community-Based Art Education
The USM Art Education program offers a degree for those interested in teaching art as a community-based educator. The students who opt for this program, intern as student teachers at various community organizations.
Why Community Art Education?
The BFA in Art Education with a concentration in community arts, is a degree intended for artists, art educators, and other arts professionals who want to become teaching artists and cultural workers. The degree will enable graduates to develop, teach, and facilitate visual arts education programs in community organizations, museums, after-school programs, and other alternative sites. This degree does not provide a k-12 teaching license, but instead prepares graduates to engage k-12 students and adults outside of the traditional classroom settings.