Visual Arts Design Education

College of Liberal Arts

Students in Purdue’s visual arts design education program develop a broad understanding of the visual arts and the desire to communicate this understanding to others.  The program provides a solid foundation in the liberal arts as well as specialized skills in studio arts, curriculum planning, teaching strategies, and verbal communication.  Students may enroll in a comprehensive visual arts curriculum or one with an emphasis in applied design.  Course work provides a balance between the theoretical and practical needs of teachers.  Throughout the program, under the supervision of faculty members, students receive practicum experiences by observing in the public schools.

Visual Arts Design Education Website


Transfer GPA and Course Requirements

Purdue admits to individual majors. Many majors require that applicants have completed specific coursework, and all have a suggested minimum GPA. The criteria for this major are listed below. Students who meet or exceed these criteria are the most competitive candidates for admission. Before applying, review the closed programs page to confirm your desired major is open to transfer students.

Minimum GPA: 2.2


Contact Information

Undergraduate Student Recruitment Office
Phone: 765-494-6291


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