K-12 Education (Art or Spanish)

Lead the next generation of students to develop a passion for art or Spanish as a K-12 educator.

Take the first step toward your education career at Park University! When you earn the Bachelor of Science in Education in K-12 Education (Art or Spanish), you will be able to earn your Missouri teaching certification and teach art or Spanish at the K-12 school level in either public or private institutions in the state of Missouri.

Locations & Learning Options

As a student in our Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education program, you’ll be required to take face-to-face classes at our Parkville, Missouri campus. This degree requires a minimum of 120 completed credit hours, including 55 hours of degree-specific core curriculum courses. Students are required to maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.75—with no grade lower than a “C” allowed in core education courses. Refer to your catalog for a complete listing of coursework and requirements for this degree.

  • Parkville, Mo.

Cultivate your understanding of art and Spanish to become a leader in education.

At the Park University School of Education, we are committed to your success and the success of the students you will develop with. When you successfully complete the certification process through the Bachelor of Science in Education in K-12 Education (Art or Spanish) degree program, you will be able to educate the next generation of students in these important areas.

All students, including both degree-seeking certification and certification only, must apply for admission and meet admission requirements of the School of Education. Because there are specific general education and subject area courses required for graduation and for teacher certification in the state of Missouri, you should speak with your advisor regarding these requirements prior to enrollment. Refer to your catalog for more details.

Careers

Students in this program will follow a professional curriculum that includes the following courses:

  • Educational Psychology
  • Technology in Education
  • The Interdependence of Schools and Society

Students who choose the K-12 Spanish track will take at least 36 hours of degree-specific courses, which includes the following:

  • Intermediate Spanish I & II
  • Advanced Spanish Conversation
  • S. Latino Cultures and Literatures

Students who choose the K-12 Art track will take at least 42 hours of degree-specific courses, which includes the following:

  • Introduction to Visual Arts
  • Three-Dimensional Design
  • Senior Capstone
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Program Highlights

When you pursue a Bachelor of Science in Education in K-12 Education (Art or Spanish) at Park University, you will develop a strong skill set to be an effective educator. This program combines a professional curriculum in education, with a focus on art or Spanish, as well as field-based experience. Once completed, you will have the knowledge and skills needed for a rewarding career as a teacher.

Park University’s degree programs are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

Park University is a private, non-profit, institution of higher learning since 1875.