BFA - Art/BEd

Bachelor of Fine Arts - Art/Bachelor of Education

Develop as an artist and an art specialist in the contemporary classroom. This combined degrees take five years to complete and you graduate with two degrees. Your BFA - Art covers the subject you want to teach, and the Education degree (BEd) consists of three professional semesters which provide practical experience through supervised placements in schools.

Studio courses introduce diverse materials and technical skills, and prepare you to move onto a range of studio areas including:

  • drawing
  • digital fabrication
  • electronic art
  • installation and performance art
  • painting
  • photography
  • printmaking
  • sculpture
  • video and media art

As a senior student, you have an individual studio space and one-on-one mentorship from an art studio professor as you develop your own art direction. Art History/Museum Studies courses help develop critical thinking and writing skills, preparing you for professional practice as an artist and educator.



Know your calendar year

Remember that program requirements vary depending on the calendar year, which is usually the year of admission to uLethbridge. Therefore requirements may differ from year to year, even within the same major.

For questions about this or changing calendar years speak with an advisor.




A minor is a good way to complement your major, have your interests in another subject area recognized on your official transcript, and expand your employment opportunities. It is an optional component of your degree program that requires a smaller number of courses to complete.

See An Advisor for more information about this.