2023-2024 Catalog

 

Pre-Art Therapy - B.S

Pre-Art Therapy Major

This program is designed for students interested in applying art skills and counseling skills together in a therapy setting. It is a pre-graduate program with courses in the art and psychology fields.

The undergraduate major in Pre-Art Therapy includes 30 credit hours in psychology and 30 credit hours in art with the following designated courses:

Requirements (60 credits)

Art Courses (30 credits)

ART-101Ideation/Interpretation 1

3

ART-111OBS/REP 1: Empirical Drawing

3

ART-120OBS/REP 2: Empirical Drawing

3

ART-131Ideation/Interpretation 2

3

ART-241Ceramics I

3

ART-343Ceramics II

3

ART-331Representational Painting

3

ART-332Paint Materiality

3

ART-251Sculpture I

3

ART-101, ART-111, ART-120, ART-131, ART-241, and ART-331: Courses required prior to "mid-point review."

ART-331 may be repeated up to 4 times.

Choose one course in Art History:

ART-381Art History I

3

ART-382Art History II

3

ART-383Early Renaissance

3

ART-385Baroque Art

3

ART-386Nineteenth Century Art

3

ART-387Art of Modern Europe

3

ART-476Art Enrichment

3

Additional art courses recommended:

ART-133Color

3

ART-281Commercial Layout and Design

3

ART-351Sculpture II

3

ART-441Ceramics III

3

Psychology Courses (30 credits)

PSY-150General Psychology

3

PSY-152General Psychology II

3

PSY-210Introduction to Art Therapy

3

PSY-250Developmental Psychology

3

-or

PSY-251Child Development

3

-or

PSY-252Adolescent Growth and Development

3

PSY-355Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences

3

PSY-366Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

3

PSY-370Theories of Personality

3

PSY-484Pre-Art Therapy Practicum

3

PSY-485Theories of Counseling

3

Choose an additional Psychology elective (at least 3 credits):

PSY-225Learning and Motivation

3

PSY-322Physiological Psychology

3

PSY-371Family Systems Therapy

3

PSY-380Cognitive-Behavioral Counseling

3

PSY-390Psychology Seminar

1

PSY-487Techniques of Counseling

3

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