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THE ART EDUCATION MAJOR OFFERS

  • Moore's Art Education program, one of the oldest in the nation, prepares candidates to teach grades K-12 by ensuring a solid base in studio courses, art history, liberal arts and art education courses.

  • To be accepted into this program, candidates must have a 3.0 G.P.A. and maintain it through graduation

  • Candidates prepare for teaching art in private and public schools through hands-on teaching experience in Moore's own Young Artists Workshop, observing classrooms in area schools and by performing 12 weeks of student teaching.

  • Upon successfully completing their coursework and student teaching and taking the Praxis exams, candidates may apply for a Pennsylvania teaching certificate that is accepted by departments of education in 46 states.