Liberal Arts/Art Therapy - Associate in Arts

Curriculum Code: 157

Program Information
For students who want to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in art therapy. The option offers a strong foundation in the fundamentals of art therapy. Students who wish to pursue a degree in art therapy will learn to explore an individual’s problems and potential, wile using art to cultivate physical and emotional well-being. The curriculum includes an interaction between theoretical learning and artistic learning.

When You Graduate


Upon completion of this program, student should be able to:
•Analyze the relationship between art making and art therapy. •Use a variety of art materials and therapeutic art techniques to gain an understanding of the healing nature of the art process. •Identify the major theoretical approaches of the pioneers who developed art therapy as a profession. •Identify and discuss the developmental stages of art, the therapeutic process, and the stages of therapy. •Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.


Program Requirements (17)
Credits
AR
103
Intro to Art Therapy and Methods
3
AR
104
Art Therapy and Practice
3
AR
110
Fundamentals of Drawing I
4
AR
200
2-D Design
4
CR
101
Ceramics 1
3

General Education Requirements (46)
Credits
Humanities Elective
3
Diversity Elective
3
History Elective
3
Humanities Elective
3
Science Elective
4
Math or Science Elective
3
History Elective
3
AR
107
Art History I
3
CS
101
Introduction to Microcomputers or
CS
102
Applications on the Microcomputer
3
EN
101
English Composition I
3
EN
102
English Composition II
3
MA
109
Principles of Math or
MA
205
Statistics
3
PY
101
General Psychology
3
PY
207
Human Growth and Development
3
SP
203
Effective Speech
3

Total Credits: (63)