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Arts Education at Ohio Dominican University is a highly individualized, student-centered program that embraces the Dominican tradition of art as a form of social justice and responsibility.
Program highlights:
  • Earn a bachelor's degree or licensure in Arts Education
  • Curriculum is drawn from both Art and Education programs.
  • Opportunities to work in ODU's Wehrle Gallery and teach art workshops at The Charles School.
  • Program focuses on art materials, techniques and developmental theory for K-12 classrooms.
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    Degrees & Courses

    Read the degree requirements and course descriptions for the major and licensure, plus view a sample 4-year plan.

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    Outcomes & Careers

    Graduates are prepared to teach in a variety of settings including community centers and K-12 classrooms.

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    Education Division

    Get to know ODU Arts and Education faculty , view current news and events, and more.

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  • Student Organizations
    Kappa Delta Pi 
    Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an International Honor Society in Education, whose purpose is to connect future educators with each other and other education advocates. KDP strives to reach out to the community through education by volunteering, fundraising, and organizing events.

    Ohio Student Education Association
    All ODU Education majors are invited to join the Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA), a pre-professional organization for students preparing for careers in education. 

    Current students are part of the Ohio Education Association, which representing more than 128,000 members in the state. The Association actively supports public education reform and teacher licensure. 

    For more information about these organizations, contact Sr. JoAnn Hohenbrink at hohenbrj@ohiodominican.edu or (614) 251-4579.
  • Dominican Scholars
    Through the Dominican Scholars program, ODU offers education students extended leadership, learning and community services opportunities. 

    Aspiring educators will observe teaching environments, tutor students, participate in professional associations and more.

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  • Professional Accreditations
    ODU's Arts Education curriculum is aligned with the standards of the National Arts Education Association, the governing body for Art Education in North America.
  • Education Field Office
    ODU's Education Field Office organizes and administers all field and clinical experiences in the teacher education programs. We partner with area school districts and their teachers to help provide quality and diverse field experiences for our future educators.

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Ohio Dominican Art Students

Art students in Ohio Dominican University's textiles class demonstrate traditional shibori techniques, a technique that dates back approximately 1,500 years.