The School of Art offers the following supplementary academic certifications:
- Visual Arts Education Licensure
The Visual Arts Education Licensure program is for students wishing to become licensed to teach in P-12 education environments. The licensure option is completed in accordance with the Educator Preparation Program requirements in the School of Education.
- Critical Visions Certificate
The undergraduate Critical Visions Certificate is a joint endeavorbetween faculty from the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) andthe College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP). Thecross-college curriculum will teach students how to effectively combinecritical theory and social analysis with art, media, and design practice .
- Museum Studies
This graduate certificate explores fundamental aspects of museum work. It can provide you with the skills and knowledge that are the basis for many aspects of museum work, including: museum management, collection care and maintenance, exhibition and educational program development, and use of technology in museums.
- Curatorial Practice
The certificate requires 20 credit hours of study. Students should expect to complete the certificate over a two-year period. Curatorial Practice is designed to train students in the practical and critical aspects of assembling exhibitions. Since the greater number of exhibitions take place outside institutions (in galleries and artist-run spaces), it is as important for Fine Artists to be engaged with these alternative venues as it is to be cognizant of Museum exhibitions.