Bachelor of Science in Art Education2018-09-20T20:54:21+00:00

A degree from the FIU Art + Art History Department not only develops your artistic technique and vision, but it also prepares you for the understanding of the methodology, theory, and criticism of art in all its forms.

Bachelor of Science in Art Education

The BS in Art Education is a professional degree program designed to train artists to teach art/art history, aesthetics and criticism in a school or studio settings.  The program emphasizes the blending of research and theory with rigorous studio experience, and considers the urban, multicultural nature of the university community, as well as more general national trends within the discipline.  The program involves extensive fieldwork with supervision and seminars.  All students are encouraged to pursue specialized interests and needs.  This degree program utilizes a competency-based and field-centered training model and leads to eligibility for Florida Teaching Certificate in grades K-12. The program is in accordance with and follows the recommendations of both the National Visual Arts Standards and the Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Department of Art + Art History or the FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions:

Department of Art + Art History
Florida International University
VH 216, Modesto A. Maidique Campus – Miami, Florida 33199
Tel: (305)-348-2897

Christopher Rodriguez Barake
Coordinator of Academic Support Services
Department of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-6648 Email:

Maida Purdy
Academic Advisor , Deparment of Art + Art History
Office: 305-348-3539 Email:

Undergraduate students can log into to access My_eAdvisor on the Student Center.

FIU Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Florida International University
P.O. Box 659003, Miami, Florida 33265
Tel: (305)-348-2363

Department of Art + Art History
Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Viertes Haus Building
11200 SW 8th Street - VH 216 Miami, Florida 33199
PH: 305-348-2897 | Fx: 305-348-0513