Students may focus their BFA in Visual Studies by including a specified set of courses in their Major or Honours degree. The designation "Art Education Concentration" will appear on the transcripts of Majors who have completed the following courses in fulfillment of their BFA (Visual Studies) degree:
21 units from the following:
- If students wish to enhance their experience in Art Education the following courses are recommended: Development Studies 201, Education 201, Museum and Heritage Studies 201 and Social Work 201.
- A concentration in Art Education does not provide students with the credentials required to teach in the public school system in Alberta. It is meant to provide students with skills and knowledge that would prepare them to teach art in informal, community-based settings. Those seeking teaching accreditation in Alberta should consider a degree option through the Werklund School of Education.