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Degree Requirements

B.S. in Art Therapy

In addition to the specific requirements provided below for the B.S. in Art Therapy, all students must fulfill the Core Curriculum (47 credits) and Competency Requirements of LIU Post.

Art Department Requirements

Courses Credits
ART 2, 3 Foundation Studio 15
ART 4 Computer Graphics 3
ART 11 or 12 Life Drawing 3
ART 13 Painting 3
ART 20 Advanced Photography 3
ART 21 Printmaking 3
ART 31 Ceramics 3
ART 35 Sculpture 3
ART 59 Western Survey of Art I 3
ART 60 Western Survey of Art II 3
Subtotal 42

Art Therapy Requirements

Courses Credits
ARTH 1 Introduction to Art Therapy 3
ARTH 2 Art Therapy Theories for the Handicapped 3
ARTH 3 Art Therapy Workshop: Clinical Methods 3
ARTH 4 Art Therapy Practicum I: Child-Adolescent 3
ARTH 5 Art Therapy Practicum II: Adult-Geriatric 3
ARTH 6 Art Therapy Res. Sem. I 2
ARTH 7 Art Therapy Res. Sem. II 2
ARTH 8 Survey in Creative Arts Therapies 3
Subtotal 22

Psychology Requirements

Courses Credits
PSY 25 Child Psychology 3
PSY 26 Adolescent Psychology 3
PSY 63 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 64 Systems and Theories of Psychotherapy 3
PSY 30 Personality OR
PSY 70 Adulthood and Aging
3
 
Subtotal 15

School of the Arts Requirement

Courses Credits
  3

Electives

Courses Credits
Depending upon competencies 0-6

Total Credits: 129

*In addition, a maximum of 7 credits may be needed to further satisfy Core Requirements not fulfilled by the successful completion of the competency exams or workshops.