Nov 21, 2018  
2011-2012 University Catalogue 
2011-2012 University Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Therapy Concentration

Karen Clark-Schock

While enrolled in BFA programs within the College of Art, Media, and Design, students may also elect a Concentration in Art Therapy. This gives students a chance to explore another career option while they are engaged in undergraduate study.

Students who do not wish to pursue the professional degree will nonetheless find that their study of art therapy is beneficial in other fields, particularly in education, and in their personal development.

Students who elect the Art Therapy program take four designated courses in Psychology and five courses in Art Therapy, each of which meets overall requirements toward the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

  • Students must meet eligibility requirements, which may include a satisfactory grade point average, prerequisites, and departmental portfolio review.
  • Intent to complete a concentration is declared by filing the completed Declaration Form with the Office of the Registrar. The forms are available on or in person at the Office of the Registrar.
  • Generally, no substitutions to the concentration requirements are allowed. The concentration advisor may permit a substitution in exceptional situations.
  • The requirements of the concentration must be completed prior to graduation.
  • Completing a concentration may require a student to take more than the minimum number of credits to achieve the undergraduate degree in order to also the concentration.
  • This concentration is only available to undergraduate students.

Sophomore Year Credits: 6

Junior Year Credits: 12

Senior Year Credits: 9

Additional Requirements

  • Art Therapy Courses Credits: 15 credits
  • Liberal Arts Courses Credits: 12 credits