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Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Major in Art/Psychology (B.A.)

The Bachelor of Arts degree program in Art Therapy is an interdisciplinary major combining art and psychology. This major prepares you for the field of art therapy and fulfills the prerequisite for graduate study. A master’s degree is required for accreditation by the American Art Therapy Association (A.A.T.A.) and professional registration as an art therapist. Marygrove’s art therapy faculty members are regis­tered art therapists (A.T.R.) through the A.A.T.A.

The Bachelor of Arts with an interdisciplinary major in art therapy requires a total of 70 credits and comple­tion of the components named below. A minor is not required with an interdisciplinary major. Students admitted into the art therapy interdisciplinary major must complete the basic requirements of an art major. Formal acceptance as an art therapy major occurs after an interview with the faculty.

A. General Education Requirements.

B. Studio Art Requirements
ART 111   Two-Dimensional Design and Color
ART 115   Drawing: Skills and Concepts
ART 211   Introduction to Computer Graphics: Computer Imaging
ART 221   Introduction to Computer Graphics: Graphic Design
ART 215   Life Drawing I
ART 287   Ceramics: Handbuilding
ART 311   Crafts
ART 352   Painting I

C. Art Therapy Requirements
ART 235   Introduction to Art Therapy
ART 237   Readings in Art Therapy
ART 392   Observations in Art Therapy
ART 492   Practicum in Art Therapy

D. Psychology Requirements
PSY 205 Introduction to Psychology
PSY 240 Developmental Psychology
PSY 305 Introductory Statistics for Behavioral Sciences
PSY 330 Psychology of Human Adjustment
PSY 335 Psychology of Personality
PSY 343 Adolescent Psycholog 
PSY 346 Aging Individual in Society
PSY 360 Social Psychology
PSY 365 Group Dynamics
PSY 435 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 436 Clinical Perspectives

E.   ART 496 Senior Workshop

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