Art for Art Therapists

Summer 2014 quarter (Session I)

Taught by

visual arts, creative writing, poetry
This course is designed to explore art projects that can be used in therapeutic settings with patients and clients. It will include readings and films about art used as therapy along with hands-on art projects that explore a variety of media. Students will be required to create at least five works of art using various media and to write a summary at the end of the summer session that explores what they have learned.

Program Details

Fields of Study

Preparatory for studies or careers in

art therapy

Location and Schedule

Campus location



Offered during: Day

Advertised schedule: First Summer Session, noon-4p Tue/Thu 


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Online Learning

Enhanced Online Learning: Access to web-based tools required, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.

Special Expenses

Student should plan to spend around $50 for art supplies.

Registration Information

Credits: 4 (Summer)

Class standing: Freshmen–Senior

Maximum enrollment: 18


Course Reference Number

First Session (4 credits): 40017

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