The mission of the BFA in Art Education is to prepare and develop professionals who are academically and technically proficient; knowledgeable, skilled and reflective in their practice; committed to the empowerment of all people to develop their full potential; and committed to the role of public education in a democratic society. * Candidates in Art Education should exhibit a strong positive attitude toward art, teaching and children. They should be personally involved in art production, the study of art, developmental theories of child art, and the roles of the artist, art historian, art critic and aesthetician in our society.
*Based in the Mission Statement of the East Carolina University Teacher Education Program
Professional Licensure Disclosure Statement: All applicable ECU academic programs prepare students to sit for licensure in North Carolina. In order to comply with U.S. Department of Education regulations regarding distance education and professional licensure ECU is required to make the following disclosure with respect to professional licensure outside the state of North Carolina. ECU cannot confirm whether a particular program meets requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. Please contact applicable licensure board(s) in any state you may want to pursue licensure prior to beginning the academic program in order to determine whether the program meets licensure requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside North Carolina.