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ARTH 1 Introduction to Art Therapy

This course is an introduction to the origins, historical development and application of art therapy principles and skills specific to diverse populations. The course covers current developments in the field of art therapy and clinical observations with registered art therapists.
Fall, 3 credits

ARTH 2 Art Therapy Theories for the Handicapped

This course covers the theoretical framework for the use of art therapy skills with the developmentally delayed, emotionally disturbed, physically limited, neurologically impaired and other populations with emphasis upon developing practical skills for the field.
Prerequisites: ARTH 1, PSY 25, 26
Studio fee, $55
Fall, 3 credits

ARTH 3 Art Therapy Workshop: Clinical Methods

This course is an exploration of the art media as a treatment modality. Experimental workshops provide basic understanding of individual and group processes in Art Therapy.
Prerequisites: ARTH 1, 2, PSY 25, 26
Studio fee, $55
Every Semester, 3 credits

ARTH 4 Art Therapy Practicum 1: Child-Adolescent

This course provides experience in a clinical setting (disability centers, schools with special education programs, hospitals, institutions, correctional facilities), serving children and or adolescents, using art therapy principles and instruments. Students analyze case material obtained from the practicum site and present data at a weekly seminar.
Prerequisites: PSY 25, 26, ARTH 1, 2, 3
Every Semester, 3 credits

ARTH 5 Art Therapy Practicum II: Adult Geriatric

This course provides experience in a clinical setting (community mental health centers, psychiatric facilities, hospitals, private health institutions), serving adults and the aged using art therapy principles and instruments. Students analyze case material obtained from the practicum site and present data at the weekly seminar.
Prerequisites: PSY 63, 70, ARTH 1, 2, 3, 4
Every Semester, 3 credits

ARTH 6 Art Therapy Research Seminar I

This course is a seminar on advanced individual projects that are chosen by the student and teacher in the student’s field of specialization. Additional field experience is required in the area of concentration.
Prerequisites: All required Art Therapy courses.
Every Semester, 2 credits

ARTH 7 Art Therapy Research Seminar II

This course is the continuation of the research project with a final analysis of case material.
Prerequisites: All required Art Therapy courses, including ARTH 6
Spring, 2 credits

ART 11 Life Drawing I

This course is an introduction to the study of the human figure as an art subject. Various techniques and drawing media are explored in developing compositional and drawing skills of the individual student.
Studio fee $75 each
Every Semester, 3 credits

ART 12 Life Drawing 2

This course is an introduction to the study of the human figure as an art subject. Various techniques and drawing media are explored in developing compositional and drawing skills of the individual student.
Prerequisite of ART 11 is required
Studio fee, $75
Every Semester, 3 credits

ART 11 Life Drawing I

This course is an introduction to the study of the human figure as an art subject. Various techniques and drawing media are explored in developing compositional and drawing skills of the individual student. Every Semester, 3 credits
Studio fee $75 each
Components: Studio

ART 12 Life Drawing 2

This course is an introduction to the study of the human figure as an art subject. Various techniques and drawing media are explored in developing compositional and drawing skills of the individual student.
Prerequisite of ART 11 is required
Studio fee, $75
Every Semester, 3 credits

ART 19 Photography

This course is an introduction to the mechanics and aesthetics of photography. It is a studio course in basic photographic processes, principles and techniques that use the camera and digital darkroom as an art media..
Studio fee,$75
Every Semester 3 credits

ART 21 Printmaking

Department Consent Required
This course is an introduction to printmaking. The course covers a basic technical and conceptual approach to monotype and unique prints including drypoint engraving, copier transfer, collagraph and simple photo process. The emphasis is on experimentation with diverse materials and individual projects.
Studio fee, $ 75
Every Semester,3 credits

ART 31 Pottery and Ceramic Sculpture 1

General study in the methods of structuring clay, hand building, throwing on the potter's wheel and experimental techniques. This course encompasses the entire ceramic process, forming, glazing and firing techniques.
Studio fee, $75
Every Semester 3 credits

ART 35 Sculpture 1

This course is an introduction to sculpture techniques, concepts, and materials, aesthetic and structural. Emphasis is on three-dimensional reality and study of related concepts.
Studio fee, $75
Every Semester 3 credits

ART 59 Survey of World Art I

A chronological survey of the fine arts of the world tracing cultural and creative expression in all media, from prehistoric times to the beginning of the European Renaissance.
Annually, Fall 3 credits

ART 60 Survey of World Art 2

A chronological survey of the fine arts of the world tracing cultural and creative expression in all media, from the Renaissance period to the present.
Annually, Spring 3 credits