Creative Arts in Therapy

Courses

ARTS 501 Introduction to Creative Arts Therapy I 2.0 Credits

Foundational theories for the creative arts therapies are discussed. Readings cover psychodynamic and object-relations concepts, symbolism and metaphor, the nature and development of creativity and response to the arts.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 502 Introduction to Creative Arts Therapy II 2.0 Credits

This course uses experiential and didactic formats to facilitate understanding and integration of processes and principles central to the three creative arts therapy modalities of art, dance/movement and music therapy. Students compare features of the different create arts therapy approaches and explore common themes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 504 Human Psychological Development I 2.0 Credits

An introduction to human development across the lifespan with an emphasis on psychosocial and emotional development. Major theories and models of normal development, from infancy to old age, are discussed. Development of ego functions and personality, as well as deviations from normal development, are also covered in a lifespan framework.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 505 Clinical Diagnosis of Psychopathology I 2.0 Credits

An overview of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-V, including etiological factors and levels of functioning. Designed to enable the beginning clinician to assess various mental and behavioral disorders in adults and children, with consideration of social, cultural and physiologic aspects.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 506 Professional Orientation and Ethics I 1.0 Credit

Prepares the beginning student for Clinical Observation in the field and supports the formation of a professional identity as a creative arts therapist. Provides a foundation in ethics and basic clinical mental health skills of observation and interaction, and a theoretical framework for clinical practice that is sensitive to sociocultural differences/diversity.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 507 Group Dynamics in Counseling and Psychotherapy I 2.0 Credits

Students study basic aspects of group dynamics through experiential and instructional formats, supported by assigned readings. Major emphasis is on the dynamics of groups, i.e. the group process and ways that basic group psychology plays out in counseling groups. Issues include the impact of personal, socioeconomic and cultural factors in response to group membership and the counseling process.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 508 Introduction to Behavioral Research I 2.0 Credits

This course introduces basic qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches to human and behavioral research. The course emphasizes application to the creative art therapies, preparation for the master's thesis, and competencies as a consumer of research literature and as a beginning clinical researcher.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 509 Human Psychological Development II 2.0 Credits

Continuation of ARTS 504, Human Psychological Development I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ARTS 504 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 510 Clinical Practicum I: Observation 1.0 Credit

A 9-week supervised clinical experience focused on the development of fundamental observation skills. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Corequisite: ARTS 506

ARTS 511 Clinical Practicum II 1.0 Credit

A 10-week supervised clinical experience in which the student begins to function as a student therapist, co-leading and leading group and individual sessions. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist. Includes Mental Health Science Supervision with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other qualified mental health clinician.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 512 Clinical Practicum III 1.0 Credit

A 10-week supervised clinical experience in which the student continues to function as a student therapist, co-leading and leading group and individual sessions. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist. Includes Mental Health Science Supervision with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other qualified mental health clinician.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 513 Clinical Diagnosis of Psychopathology II 2.0 Credits

An overview of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual-V, including etiological factors and levels of functioning. Designed to enable the beginning clinician to assess various mental and behavioral disorders in adults and children, with consideration of social, cultural and physiologic aspects.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 515 Introduction to Behavioral Research II 2.0 Credits

Continuation of ARTS 508, Introduction to Behavioral Research I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 519 Neuroscience: Concepts and Applications for Creative Arts Therapy 3.0 Credits

This course describes structure and functions of the human central nervous system; neurons; basic topography of the spinal cord and brain; major sensory and motor pathways; higher cortical functions. Neurological deficits resulting from stroke, brain trauma and other neuropathological processes as well as implications for rehabilitation and psychotherapy are presented.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 520 Studio Art for Art Therapists 1.5 Credit

This course emphasizes the importance of the art therapist’s arts-based practice for informing clinical work. Studio work is focused on exploring the art therapist’s use of her or his own creative capacities in the service of individuals who would benefit from engagement in artistic processes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.

ARTS 531 Art Therapy Assessment and Treatment for Adults I 2.0 Credits

This course examines the interactions between theory and ethical practice in art therapy with adult clinical populations. The theoretical principles of psychological development and psychodynamics are applied to clinical art therapy assessments, art media analysis and applications, art therapy treatment approaches, and the therapeutic relationship which are studied in general and as specifically applied to adults suffering from psychiatric illness.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 532 Art Therapy Assessment and Treatment for Adults II 2.0 Credits

This course examines the interaction between theory and ethical practice in art therapy with adult clinical populations. The theoretical principles of psychological development and psychodynamics are applied to clinical art therapy assessments, art media analysis and applications, art therapy treatment approaches, and the therapeutic relationship which are studied in general and as specifically applied to adults suffering from psychiatric illness.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 531 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 533 Art Therapy Assessment and Treatment for Children I 2.0 Credits

This course examines the interactions between theory and ethical practice in art therapy with children. The principles and application of artistic and psychological development, art therapy assessments, art media analysis and application, art therapy treatment approaches, and the therapeutic relationship are studied in general and as specifically applied with children suffering from developmental delays, psychiatric and medical illness.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 534 Art Therapy Assessment and Treatment for Children II 2.0 Credits

This course examines the interaction between theory and ethical practice in art therapy with children. The principles and application of artistic and psychological development, art therapy assessments, art media analysis and application, art therapy treatment approaches, and the therapeutic relationship are studied in general and as specifically applied with children suffering from development delays, psychiatric and medical illness.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 533 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 535 Art Therapy Theory and Symbolism I 2.0 Credits

This course includes the study of the history and development of art therapy. The pioneers in art therapy and the origins of art therapy theory are discussed as they relate to historical and present day practices in art therapy. the concepts of psycho-dynamics, developmental levels, and symbolism as they appear in the artwork are studied in the context of human development and behavior.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 536 Art Therapy Theory and Symbolism II 2.0 Credits

This course includes the continued study of the history and development of art therapy. The origins of art therapy theory are discussed as they relate to historical and present day practices in art therapy. The concepts of psychodynamics, developmental levels, and symbolism as they appear in the artwork are studied in the context of human development and behavior.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 535 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 537 Art Therapy Group Supervision I 1.5 Credit

In this course students participate in presenting, discussing, and evaluating patient case material that they bring from their clinical experiences. The cases are discussed in a small group interactive format where students can begin to connect theory and practice with children, adolescent and adult populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT.

ARTS 538 Art Therapy Group Supervision II 1.5 Credit

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have observed or co-facilitated during their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about how they are connecting theory to practice in their practicum experience with children, adolescents, and adults. The course is a continuation of Art Therapy and Counseling Group Supervision I and taken in conjunction with Practicum II.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT.

ARTS 539 Art Therapy Group Supervision III 1.5 Credit

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have observed or co-facilitated during their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about how they are connecting theory to practice in their practicum experience with children, adolescents, and adults. The course is a continuation of Art Therapy and Counseling Group Supervision II and taken in conjunction with Practicum III.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.

ARTS 540 Art Therapy Literature and Research 1.0 Credit

This course provides instruction in academic research and writing to prepare students for their thesis project. Students will explore the literature and research in art therapy and counseling with emphasis on identifying both areas in need of study and topics of interest to the student.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 541 Jungian Psychology for Art Therapists 2.0 Credits

This course is a survey of the history and principles of Jungian Psychology as applied to the Creative Arts in Therapies. The principles and application of the arts art experienced, applied, to case histories, to oneself and related to Jung's theory and the Post-Jungians.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 542 Group Dynamics: Art Therapy 2.0 Credits

This course is part II of the Group Dynamics track. In the first course, basic group and group psychotherapy theory and practice are learned experientially and didactically. In this course, the principles and practice of group psychotherapy are applied to group art therapy. Group art therapy theory and techniques are studied in the context of the group dynamic, therapeutic factors, behaviors and art processes of members and leaders and applications to different treatment venues.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 507 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 551 Introduction to Anatomy and Kinesiology for Dance/Movement Therapy 2.0 Credits

This course introduces anatomy and kinesiology through lecture, discussion, and experiential learning formats. The course provides an overview of the musculoskeletal system and how it functions to support the mechanics of human motion. An introduction to the principles of body connectivity provides a foundation for later dance/movement therapy clinical applications. The course also supports development of body/self awareness.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 552 Therapy Relationship Skills I 2.0 Credits

This course introduces and provides practice in skills for establishing, understanding, and developing the therapy relationship and the therapeutic process through movement and verbal counseling processes. Students participate in and lead segments of sessions in the laboratory setting of the classroom.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 553 Therapy Relationship Skills II 2.0 Credits

This course continues Therapy Relationship Skills I with the experience and practice of therapy relationship skills in the laboratory setting of the classroom. Particular attention is given to identifying patterns and shaping themes through which the therapy relationship and therapeutic process develops.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ARTS 552 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 554 Movement Observation I 2.0 Credits

This course introduces students to movement observation and analysis within the framework of Laban Movement Analysis. In experiential and didactic frameworks, students will examine personal, relational, cultural, and societal dynamics as manifested in movement behavior. Therapeutic implications for both individuals and groups will be discussed.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 555 Laban Movement Analysis Lab 1.0 Credit

This course provides experience in improvisational movement and various cultural dance forms. Movement will be reviewed with reference to movement parameters of Laban Movement Analysis to reinforce students' developing movement analysis skills.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 556 Movement Observation II 2.0 Credits

This course further develops student skills in movement observation and analysis within the framework of Laban Movement Analysis. In experiential and didactic formats, students will examine personal, relational, cultural, and societal dynamics as manifested in movement behavior. Therapeutic implications for both individuals and adults will be discussed.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 554 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 557 Theory and Practice I- Children 2.0 Credits

This course addresses the theory and practice of dance/movement therapy and counseling with children. The course reviews child and adolescent development, emotional, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental disorders, and concomitant patterns of movement behavior. Students investigate evidence and theory based therapy methods through lecture, readings, films, experiential structures, and discussion. The content this term focuses on neurodevelopmental disorders.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 558 Theory and Practice II: Children 2.0 Credits

This course addresses the theory and practice of dance/movement therapy and counseling ,with children. The course reviews child and adolescent development, emotional, behavioral, and ,developmental disorders, and concomitant patterns of movement behavior. Students investigate evidence and theory ,based therapy methods through lecture, readings, films, experiential structures, and discussion. The content this term focuses on Prevention and Early Intervention, ADHD, the Physically Challenged, and Trauma.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 557 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 559 Introduction to Dance/Movement Therapy History and Literature 1.0 Credit

This survey seminar introduces students to the historical development of dance/movement therapy theoretical orientation, and supporting literature. Experiential activities and films will illustrate particular approaches.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 563 Movement Perspectives in Human Development 2.0 Credits

This course provides the student with an understanding of normal movement development from infancy to adulthood. The course addresses the relationship between movement, emotional, and cognitive development and provides examples of development disturbance. Implications for assessment and clinical application with adult and child populations are examined.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 564 Group Dynamics II: Counseling and Dance/Movement Therapy 2.0 Credits

This course continues Group Dynamics in Counseling and Psychotherapy I. Group development and group process theory is applied to understanding group movement behavior and how this understanding informs dance/movement therapy and counseling interventions. The class is taught in an experiential classroom lab format and provides the opportunity to practice group leadership skills.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DMTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 552 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 553 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 570 Clinical Musicianship I 2.0 Credits

Provides methods for learning to accompany self and ensembles within music therapy applications. Additional emphasis is placed on clinical improvisation methods for keyboards.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 571 Clinical Musicianship II 2.0 Credits

This course, designed for Music Therapy students, will assist students in the development of functional guitar methods within a variety of musical styles for the purpose of facilitating music therapy processes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 572 Clinical Musicianship III 2.0 Credits

Provides methods for developing the clinical musical skills needed for internship in piano, guitar, vocal, percussion and major instrument areas. The course also helps to refine skills developed in Clinical Musicianship I and II, and Clinical Musical Improvisation I and II.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 573 Clinical Musical Improvisation I 2.0 Credits

Highly experiential course designed to introduce the student to: a) musical improvisation in general, and b) techniques used within a music therapy environment to develop therapeutic relationships with groups and individuals through the creative musical process. Readings will be used to increase understanding of improvisation as a clinical application.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 574 Clinical Musical Improvisation II 2.0 Credits

Designed to further the student's understanding of music therapy improvisation as used in clinical environments with various populations. Established models of clinical musical improvisation will be included in readings and discussed in class, with exploration of the use of verbal processing in conjunction with the musical experience.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 573 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 575 Theories in Music Therapy and Counseling I: Musical Development in Children 2.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of clinical and research literature pertaining to musical development and psychological theories and their implications for music therapy practice.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 577 Music Therapy and Counseling Approaches for Adult Populations 2.0 Credits

This course will include music therapy and counseling methods as applied with adult populations, from early adulthood to advancing age, with a range of abilities and clinical needs. Students will examine multicultural considerations within the music therapy experiences.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 578 Music Therapy Skills and Counseling Approaches for Child and Adolescent Populations 2.0 Credits

This course will include methods and techniques as applied in music therapy and counseling with children and adolescents.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 579 Music Therapy Skills III: Technological Applications 2.0 Credits

This course will teach the basic music technology approaches and techniques for application with adult and child clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 580 Psychology of Music 2.0 Credits

This course includes the study of acoustics, psychoacoustics, physiological and emotional responses, music cognition, meaning, and the psychosocial processes involved in musical perception.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 581 Music Therapy Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Corequisite: ARTS 510

ARTS 582 Music Therapy Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

This is a continuation of ARTS 581. The objectives and course requirements are continuous in a developmental progression toward increasing sophistication and mastery of music therapy skills and conceptual understandings.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 511 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 583 Music Therapy Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

This is a continuation of ARTS 581 and ARTS 582. The objectives and course requirements are continuous in a developmental progression toward increasing sophistication and mastery of music therapy skills and conceptual understandings.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 512 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 601 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy I 2.0 Credits

Through readings, lecture, discussions, and small group learning, this course provides an overview of major approaches and systems of psychotherapy, with emphasis on understanding assumptions, curative factors and counseling processes in each. Students learn to recognize and integrate various theoretical perspectives in the counseling process. Comparisons with the creative arts therapies are explored.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is FATX or major is MTC or major is MUTX or major is PSY.

ARTS 602 Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling and Psychotherapy I 2.0 Credits

The class explores implications of culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender, social class, physical ability and religion within the context of mental health treatment. Through readings, experiential exercises, discussions, guest speakers, reflective writing, personal projects, and lecture, multicultural issues are examined and a framework presented for the practitioner to develop flexibility, openness, knowledge and competence with diverse populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 603 Clinical Appraisal and Assessment I 2.0 Credits

An introduction to major established instruments and scales in intellectual, behavioral, social, emotional, developmental, and neurological testing. Students learn theories of clinical appraisal and testing, interviewing for mental health functioning, and skills of professional case presentation, with an emphasis on case conceptualization and holistic assessment.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is FATX or major is MTC or major is MUTX or major is PSY.

ARTS 604 Career Counseling 4.0 Credits

This introductory course in career counseling covers theory and practice of assessment and counseling of work and career from a lifespan perspective with attention to issues of gender, race, ethics and individuals with special needs. Includes didactic, experiential and computer-lab based learning methods.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is FATX or major is MTC or major is MUTX or major is PSY.

ARTS 605 Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy II 2.0 Credits

Through readings, lecture, discussions, and small group learning, this course provides an overview of major approaches and systems of psychotherapy, with emphasis on understanding assumptions, curative factors and counseling processes in each. Students learn to recognize and integrate various theoretical perspectives in the counseling process. Comparisons with the creative arts therapies are explored.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ARTS 601 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 606 Professional Orientation and Ethics II 3.0 Credits

Covers ethical principles, concerns and legal issues as related to the practice of arts, music, dance/movement therapy and professional counseling. Classes use readings, videos, lecture and case discussion for mastery of concepts and problem-solving. Course also addresses the professional identity and professionalism of the psychotherapist.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 506 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 607 Clinical Appraisal and Assessment II 2.0 Credits

Continuation of ARTS 603: Clinical Appraisal and Assessment I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: ARTS 603 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 610 Clinical Internship I 3.0 Credits

Advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 611 Clinical Internship II 3.0 Credits

A continuation of Clinical Internship I: advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Ongoing individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 610 [Min Grade: CR]

ARTS 612 Clinical Internship III 3.0 Credits

A continuation of Clinical Internship II: advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Ongoing individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 611 [Min Grade: CR]

ARTS 621 Thesis I 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student constructs research focus and questions, conducts literature review and prepares the proposal for the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 508 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 622 Thesis II 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student completes the proposal for the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 623 Thesis III 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student completes data collection and data analysis portions of the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 624 Thesis IV 1.0 Credit

Under faculty committee advisement, the student completes the discussion section of the thesis, submits the full document, defends the thesis in a formal oral defense and completes revisions with committee guidance.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 625 For Thesis Only 0.0 Credits

This no-credit course is available to creative arts therapy students who have submitted the MA thesis to the advisory committee. Students in ARTS 625 are expected to defend the thesis, complete revisions and submit the final copy of the thesis for binding during the quarter covered by this course registration.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for NaN credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 621 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 622 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 623 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 626 Gerontology and the Creative Arts Therapies 1.0 Credit

This elective course covers selected topics in normal aging from approximately age 65 until death, including developmental challenges, growth, maintenance of functioning, and creativity. Greater emphasis is placed upon elders with health challenges associated with aging and the uses of the creative arts therapies for both elders in various settings and their caregivers.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 631 Processes and Materials in Art Therapy & Counseling 2.0 Credits

Techniques of practice in art therapy are explored through the direct experience of art making with a range of art materials and processes in a studio based format. An emphasis on treatment approaches through artistic communication is established through experiential and discussion formats.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 634 Art Therapy Family Assessment 1.0 Credit

This course will provide an introduction to family art therapy assessment through the study of family therapy theory and a systems perspective. Student role plays are used to demonstrate and practice engaging with families and constructing appropriate assessments that contribute to the treatment planning process.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT.

ARTS 635 Social and Cultural Foundations in Art Therapy and Counseling 2.0 Credits

This course builds upon Multicultural Perspective in Therapy I and further investigates cultural diversity theory and competency models in art therapy and counseling. Critical exploration of the role of the art therapist and counselor within the clinical setting as well as in social justice, advocacy, and community models to expand sensitivity and awareness of various cultural perspectives of clients, peers, and the self is conducted through discussion, presentations, experientials, and critical reflection papers (prerequisite course: Multicultural Perspectives in Therapy I).

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 636 Studio Art for Art Therapists 1.5 Credit

This course emphasizes the importance of the art therapist’s arts-based practice for informing clinical work. Studio work is focused on exploring the art therapist’s use of her or his own creative capacities in the service of individuals who would benefit from engagement in artistic processes.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX.

ARTS 637 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision I 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition, more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are address. The method used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 537 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 538 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 610

ARTS 638 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision II 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are addressed. The methods used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 637 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 611

ARTS 639 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision III 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are addressed. The methods used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 637 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 638 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 611 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 612

ARTS 640 Medical Art Therapy 1.0 Credit

This elective course includes the history of medical art therapy for pediatrics and adults, psychosocial implications of illness and hospitalization on children and adults, differentiation between acute and sub-acute hospitalization, understanding family response to illness, hospitalization and bereavement. In addition the role of the art therapist is explored including treatment planning and interventions, transference and countertransference.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 641 Forensic Art Therapy 1.0 Credit

This elective course is an overview of forensic issues and forensic art therapy. Legal proceedings, reporting mandates, testimonial capability and evidentiary material is explored along with specific material relevant to forensic populations and practices identified as child abuse, both physical and sexual, custodial disputes and domestic violence.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 642 Art Therapy in an Education Setting 1.0 Credit

This elective course is designed to increase understanding of art therapy in schools with attention to the institution's characteristics and culture, impact of regular and special education, role of the Child Study Team, and the function of the individualized Education Plan. Child social, emotional and cognitive development will be reviewed along with relevant assessment measures.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 644 Art Therapy Approaches to Trauma Treatment 2.0 Credits

This course provides an overview of art therapy approaches to treating children, adolescents, adults, families, and communities who have survived trauma. Art therapy approaches will be introduced with emphasis on the mechanisms in art therapy that promote trauma recovery, and their interface with trauma theory.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 645 Professional Identity in Art Therapy and Counseling 1.0 Credit

The focus of this course is the professional identity of the art therapist and learning the core components of professional performance and functioning. The requirements for professional credentialing are reviewed and practices surrounding career development and entering the job market are provided.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 647 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision I 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations. This course is taken in conjunction with Internship I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 648 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision II 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy and counseling program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 649 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision III 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy and counseling program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 647 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 651 Medical Dance/Movement Therapy 1.0 Credit

Dance/Movement Therapy is emerging as a useful complementary approach for people with primary medical conditions. Using readings, experiential exercises, lectures, discussion, and video formats, this course examines clinical work reported to date, relevant theory from health psychology, psychneuroimmunology, and body/mind perspectives to motivate programming and research in this area.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 652 The Kestenberg Movement Profile 3.0 Credits

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals of the Kestenberg Movement Profile (KMP). The KMP is a theoretically based tool for the assessment of psychological development through body movement. The course will address clinical applications of the KMP and cross-cultural issues. Teaching formats include discussion, experiential activities, and observational practice sessions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 654 Theory and Practice III: Adults 2.0 Credits

This course addresses the theory and practice of dance/movement therapy and counseling with adults. The ,course reviews adult clinical disorders with reference to common psychological issues, movement features, and therapy approaches. Students investigate evidence and theory based therapy methods through lecture, readings, interviews, experiential structures, and ,discussion.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 552 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 553 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 655 Social and Cultural Foundations II: Counseling and Dance/Movement Therapy 2.0 Credits

This course continues the Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling and Psychotherapy course. The course addresses diversity and further develops student cultural self-awareness. Students investigate the embodiment of culture in individual experience, expression, identity, and relationship. The course addresses the nature of multiculturally sensitive dance/movement therapy and counseling practice and the role of advocacy for social justice.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 656 Mental Health Applications of Movement Analysis I 2.0 Credits

Refine's students' skills in observing and evaluating movement and nonverbal communication. Reviews the major instruments and approaches for clinical assessment in dance/movement therapy. Addresses the application of Laban Movement Analysis based movement assessment in treatment.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 554 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 555 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 657 Mental Health Applications of Movement Analysis II 2.0 Credits

Continuation of ARTS 656: Mental Health Applications of Movement Analysis I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 656 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 658 Advanced Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

This course supports student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 659 Advanced Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

This course continues the work begun in ARTS 658 in supporting student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 660 Advanced Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

This course continues ARTS 658 and ARTS 659 in supporting student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DMTC.

ARTS 661 Family Dance/Movement Therapy: A Systems Approach 2.0 Credits

This course views the family through developmental and family systems perspectives. The course reviews nonverbal communication research and introduces students to the assessment of family interaction patterns using Dulicai's Nonverbal Assessment of Families instrument. The course will also address applications of dance/movement in family systems work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 662 Advanced Group Dance/Movement Therapy Skills I 2.0 Credits

This course provides support for students to advance understanding and practice of group dance/movement therapy through participation in, leadership, and review of classroom lab sessions. Course continues through two quarters.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 507 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 564 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 663 Advanced Group Dance/Movement Therapy Skills II 2.0 Credits

Continuation of ARTS 662: Advanced Group Dance/Movement Therapy Skills I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 507 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 564 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 670 Advanced Music Therapy and Counseling Skills I: Music and Imagery Approaches 2.0 Credits

Music and imagery approaches in counseling and therapy with individuals and groups are examined through experiential learning.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 577 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 578 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 671 Advanced Music Therapy and Counseling Skills II: Group Processes 2.0 Credits

During this experiential course, students will have the opportunity to participate as leader and member of an ongoing group, simulating a variety of populations. Concepts from assigned music therapy readings will be employed during group processing and in discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 670 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 672 Multicultural Perspectives in Music Therapy and Counseling 2.0 Credits

This course will include culturally-specific and universal musical phenomena. Cultural understandings of musical behavior, beliefs about music, musical restrictions and referential influences will be explored through readings and in-class musical experience.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 602 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 673 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 674 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentation and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 611 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 675 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 612 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 676 Theories in Music Therapy and Counseling II: Theoretical Models 2.0 Credits

Designed to provide an introductory overview of two major theoretical models of psychotherapy as they apply to music, creativity and to music therapy. The first half of the course will focus on perspectives from the psychodynamic orientation while the second half will focus on perspectives of the humanistic, also known as Existential/Humanistic (E/H) orientation.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 677 Advanced Music Therapy Skills III: Wellness and Mind/Body Approaches 2.0 Credits

Students will study music therapy within group and individual formats incorporating wellness and mind/body approaches. Students will participate as leaders and members of individual and group experiences to simulate a variety of clinical, caregiver and other non-clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 671 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 678 Clinical Internship Laboratory: Musical Analysis 1.0,2.0 Credit

This seminar/lab will introduce methods of analysis of client musical expressions using developmental and interaction models. Approaches to post-analysis therapist response will be explored.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 612 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 703 Interdisciplinary Seminar I 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of four seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT's. The seminar is also to be viewed as a venue for identifying knowledge gaps in the CAT's and generating original research topics. This seminar addresses the study of the interface between aesthetics, creativity and literature and the implications for the CAT's.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Corequisites: ARTS 712, ARTS 716

ARTS 704 Interdisciplinary Seminar II 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of four seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT's. This seminar addresses the intersection between psychology, biology and neuroscience and the CAT's within the context of mind-body theories. The implications of study in these bodies of knowledge are considered for the development of epistemologies, theory and practice in the CAT's.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 713 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)ARTS 703 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 705 Interdisciplinary Seminar III 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of four seminars in which students study the interrelatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT's. This seminar addresses the study of how psychoanalysis, philosophy, ethics and interface with the theory, practice and research in the arts therapies.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 703 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 704 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 714, ARTS 718

ARTS 706 Interdisciplinary Seminar IV 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of four seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT's. This seminar addresses the study of the interface between the tenets of anthropology, sociology, cultural diversity and the arts therapies. The study of how embedded cultural thought, semiotics, and healing practices, relate to theory, practice and research in the arts therapies will be the focus of this seminar.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 703 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 704 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 705 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 715, ARTS 719

ARTS 712 Research I: Philosophy & Theory 3.0 Credits

This course is the first in the doctoral research sequence. It introduces the studen to the epistemological, philosophical, socio-cultural, and theoretical context for social science research and meothods. The exploration of conceptual and philosophical underpinnings of nine perspectives of research guide the development of congruent methods. The significance of the research process and empirical evidence to createive arts therapties and mental health practice will be addressed.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX or major is CFTX.
Corequisites: ARTS 703, ARTS 716

ARTS 715 Innovative and Emergent Research Methods 3.0 Credits

This course introduces students to the newest research paradigms in the Creative Arts Therapies and related fields. The philosophy and methods for mixed methods research, arts-based research, and transformative/emancipator paradigms, among others, will be presented. Experiential assignments that are geared to simulate the data collection and analyses processes within these research methods will be integral to this course.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 712 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 714 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 706, ARTS 719

ARTS 716 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry I 3.0 Credits

The first of this three course study module introduces the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the art process. The class consists of two parts: creative art making; and 2) personal reflection, notation and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective creative arts experience. Appropriate readings will be introduced to parallel the emergent experiences of the students. Note: Combined with the interdisciplinary seminars the objective is to research and articulate the epistemology of the arts therapies and its application to theory and practice.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Corequisites: ARTS 703, ARTS 712

ARTS 717 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry II 3.0 Credits

The second of the three course study module continues the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the art process. The class consists of two parts: 1) creative art making; and 2) personal reflection, notation and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective creative arts experience. The focus in this course is upon the emergence of metaphor, symbolism, and the process of making meaning within the inter-subjective/artistic matrix. Note: Research topics and clinical arts therapy applications will be discussed as a result of the emergent knowledge.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: B]
Corequisite: ARTS 704

ARTS 718 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry III 3.0 Credits

The third of the three course study module continues the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the art process. The class consists of two parts: 1) creative art making; and 2) personal reflection, notation and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective creative arts experience. The concepts of transference and counter-transference are explored within the context of the symbolism, meaning, and the inter-subjective/artistic matrix. Note: Research topics and clinical arts therapy applications will be discussed as a result of the emergent knowledge.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 717 [Min Grade: B]
Corequisites: ARTS 705, ARTS 714

ARTS 719 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry IV 3.0 Credits

The final of the four course study module continues the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the arts process. The class consists of two parts: 1) creation of art in the student's art form; and 2) personal reflection, notation, and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective arts experience. The formulation of epistemologies, theories, and hypotheses based upon the integration of knowledge from the four courses contributes to the generation of CAT research topics and clinical practice issues.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 717 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 718 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 706, ARTS 715

ARTS 732 Advanced Quantitative Research Seminar 3.0 Credits

This course is an advanced research course in quantitative methods. It builds on information from the previous course in biostatistics, focusing on advanced strategies for quantitative data analysis. Particular focus is on multivariate analysis, examination of power in determining sample size, assessment of instrument reliability and validity, and understanding effect size. Students will have an opportunity to explore specific data analytic strategies necessary for their proposed projects.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 712 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 714 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 715 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 734 Innovative and Emergent Research Methods II 3.0 Credits

This course includes the advanced study of the practical approaches to and applications of mixed methods and arts based research paradigms. As the second of two courses, this course focuses on an in depth study of mixed methods and arts based research designs including data collection, data analysis, approaches to validity and reliability, and application of these philosophies, paradigms, and methods to evidence based practice and legitimacy in the creative arts therapies and related fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 712 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 714 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 715 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 804 Dissertation Research I 1.0-9.0 Credit

This course focuses upon choosing a research topic for the dissertation. The topic will be chosen with the assistance of seminars and ongoing faculty advisement. Once the topic is chosen, the student prepares a dissertation proposal outline that includes the identification of the problem to be studied, the purpose of the study, the rationale, the methodology and the research question. The proposal outline must be approved by the program faculty. Following approval the student begins writing the dissertation proposal.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 18 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 805 Dissertation Research II 1.0-9.0 Credit

In this course, with faculty advisement, the student writes the dissertation proposal. In addition the student finalizes their dissertation committee during this term. The proposal is submitted to the dissertation proposal committee and the oral defense of the proposal takes place. The student must pass the oral proposal defense in order to register for ARTS 806.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 806 Dissertation Research III 1.0-9.0 Credit

In this course the student revises the first three chapters of the dissertation based upon the results of the Dissertation Proposal Defense. The student prepares materials for IRB submission and approval. Once the dissertation is approved by the IRB, and with the advisement of the Supervising Professor, the student establishes a data management system and begins data collection.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 807 Dissertation Research IV 1.0-9.0 Credit

This course includes the final stages of the dissertation during which the data is analyzed, the results and discussion chapters are written, and the final dissertation is defended in an oral examination.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 808 Practicum I 3.0 Credits

The practicum provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. With faculty advisement, students choose one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision; or 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform knowledge learned in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 809 Practicum II 2.0-9.0 Credits

The Practicum Module provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. The Practicum Module includes one quarter of the ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum and two quarters of Practicum II and III of the student’s choice in one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision, or, 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform the knowledge learned to this point in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 810 Practicum III 2.0-9.0 Credits

The Practicum Module provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. The Practicum Module includes one quarter of the ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum and two quarters of Practicum II and III of the student’s choice in one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision; or, 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform the knowledge learned to this point in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 18 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum 1.0 Credit

The teaching practicum provides the opportunity for students to develop aptitudes and skills related to teaching in higher education including teaching philosophy, curriculum development, course construction and prep, in-class teaching experiences, pedagogical approaches, advisement, mentoring, supervision, and evaluation. The goal of the practicum is to prepare students for positions of leadership in academia in the Creative Arts Therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS 899 Independent Study PHD in Creative Arts Therapy 1.0-3.0 Credit

In this course a student can (1)pursue additional work suggested by the faculty for completion of program or course requirements, and/or (2)pursue in-depth and specialized study in an area relevant to their educational and research goals under close faculty advisement.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 9 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS I699 Independent Study in Creative Arts in Therapy 0.5-4.5 Credits

Independent opportunities for study may be offered to individual students who have an interest and an academic rationale to pursue greater depth than is provided in other CAT courses. This course is structured with a contract and under close advisement.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS I899 Independent Study in Creative Arts Therapies 1.0-6.0 Credit

This is a course in which a student can pursue additional work as suggested or recommended by the faculty for completion of program or course requirements and/or a course in which a student may choose to pursue in-depth and specialized study in an area relevant to their educational goals and research directions. This course must include close faculty advisement as agreed upon by the student and faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS T880 Special Topics in Creative Arts in Therapy 3.0 Credits

This is a special topics course that is being created for the Ph.D students in Creative Arts Therapies. This course is to be used for the students who wish to create an elective course to fulfill their elective and specialization requirements in the Ph.D Program. The elective course is an option only if no existing course in this area of specialization is offered in the Drexel University curricula. To register for this course students must obtain approval from their academic advisor.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 9 credits

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