Herron’s art education programs will prepare you to teach art in public and private schools, grades K–12. In the diverse settings of Indianapolis schools and museums, you will learn the reflective practice of teaching young people of all backgrounds to create and to respond to art in today’s world. You will examine the visual development of young people and construct learning environments where social imagination and visual literacy skills flourish. This major combines classes from Herron and the School of Education.
Skills and abilities this major develops include: teaching, curriculum, writing, fine art skills, and cultural competency (Herron School of Art and Design, 2017).