|Department:||Art & Design / College of Liberal and Performing Arts|
|Categories:||Major, Minor, Undergraduate|
The Pre-Art Therapy program is a collaboration between the Department of Art and Design and the Department of Behavioral Sciences, uniting mental health with the creative process. The curriculum prepares those seeking admittance to a master’s program in art therapy or a master’s in counseling or related fields emphasizing art therapy.
Art therapy is an integrative profession that enriches lives through active art-making, applied psychological theory, and human experience. Students will acquire a broad understanding of the applications, theories, and career paths when preparing to apply to accredited art therapy or other related counseling graduate programs.
To learn more about the pre-art therapy program, contact Steven Ochs at 870.235.5053 – Or APPLY HERE
- Students will be able to communicate orally, visually and in written form to support a visual art or design decision.
- Students will understand art in terms of its civic and ethical impact.
- Students critically analyze visual design problems, synthesize information and create pieces with corresponding written or oral language to support their outcomes.
- Students employ traditional art techniques and technological knowledge necessary to work in the art and design community.
- Students use the tools and technology related to their specific concentration, and will acquire an informed voice as it pertains to art history.