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Art Education

The minor in art education will provide you with a foundation in visual expression, design thinking, and creative and critical problem solving. You'll gain hands on experiences working in different art studios and with different art mediums and methods.

Learn more about Art Education from the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.

Quick facts

Program options:
Study options:
Full-time study, Part-time study
Program delivery:

Areas of focus

  • Visual Expression and Inquiry in Education
  • Visual Design and Inquiry in Education

Sample courses

  • Introduction to Art Education - AE 103A
  • Design Thinking - AE 311
  • Introduction to Community Art Education - AE 314


This program can be added to your primary degree as a minor, enabling you to broaden your studies. You can declare your minor after one or more years of full-time study at UVic.

Your academic advisor can help you plan your courses to ensure you meet the requirements of both your major and minor programs.

English language proficiency

You must demonstrate English language proficiency to attend UVic. Your transcripts are enough to prove proficiency if you've studied full-time in an academic program at the high school or post-secondary level within Canada for at least four years, and all of your instruction was in English.

Learn about UVic's English language requirement.

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