Art therapy can be a most valuable course to a student’s educational experience. A combination of studio experiences and psychology, the Introduction to Art Therapy (ART 226) course is useful for recreation, psychology, child study majors and for any other student seeking to serve populations with special needs.
Art 226 Introduction to Art Therapy
The principles and processes of art therapy are explored through a variety of art experiences. The problems encountered in learning to work with persons having emotional or physical handicaps, as well as the mentally retarded and other patient populations, are presented and analyzed. This course may not be offered for the core curriculum. 3 hours a week, 1 semester, 3 credits. Fall and spring.