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You did not choose art; art chose you. If you feel that way, then you know that preparing for a career in the visual arts is probably the smartest thing you can do, because it will always be your passion.

Enrollment Services

Art Education

Bachelor of Science in Education (BSed) in Art

The Bachelor of Science in Education with a Major in Art degree is a professionally oriented program designed to offer the candidate a well-rounded, rich experience in preparation for a career as a visual art teacher for grades K–12.

Art Education at Minot State is a meaningful and rewarding experience, during which the student builds confidence with design, technique, concept, and aesthetic criticism to develop a rigorous teaching practice. Candidates accepted into the BSEd program are expected to adhere to a high standard of excellence and demonstrate significant artistic growth.

The MSU Art Department is small enough to foster strong student/instructor mentoring and large enough to attract quality professors who are engaged in outstanding research. The Art Education program prepares students to be competent, employable teachers as well as skilled artists. In the last five years (2011 – 2015), 100% of the Art BSEd graduates have been employed as teachers.

Art Department Scholarship

The Harvey & Arlene Twyman scholarship is available to incoming freshmen, transfer students, and currently enrolled majors. Awards are based on the quality of applications and student portfolios. For more information or an application.

Courses Required

For a complete list of courses and descriptions, please go to course catalog.

All courses subject to change. Other coursework required.

Exceptional faculty
Members of the art faculty are dedicated educators who have achieved personal success in the fine arts, graphic arts, and photography and work for the success of their students.

University Climate

  • Our college: Our university provides a fundamental liberal arts education, giving students the knowledge, skills and values to help them think critically and creatively.
  • Our learning environment: Small classes ensure art students receive personal attention from their instructors in our studios and classrooms.
  • Our art galleries: Student work is regularly displayed in galleries managed by Northwest Art Center, nationally known for its diverse exhibitions of contemporary and traditional art by local, regional, national and international artists.
  • Our community: University and community opportunities include the MSU Art Club and NOTSTOCK (MSU’s popular art festival), as well as downtown Minot galleries and museums.
Art Student

More Information
To learn more, visit our Art Department web site. Better yet, schedule a campus visit so we can meet face-to-face and show you around.

Contact Information
Micah Bloom
Assistant Professor 
Art Department
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone: 701-858-3107 1-800-777-0750 ext. 3107