Closed to Psychology majors and minors.
The courses for this minor were selected from those prerequisite skills necessary to apply for graduate programs that will enable licensure as a Creative Arts Therapist in New York State as well as courses providing a background in fundamental skills in psychology (i.e., an understanding of cause and effect, reliability and validity). Creative Arts Therapy includes art, dance, theatre, poetry or writing therapy.
Although this minor is not intended to fully train students in Creative Arts Therapy, it will prepare students for further study in this area. Students interested in music therapy should seek a concentration in Special Music Education.
This minor is for individuals who are majors in Studio Art, the BFA in Visual Arts, Dance, Theatre, English Creative Writing and English Literature. Psychology majors and minors may not take this minor, but may select the courses below to achieve a track in this area.
Students should consult their adviser to ensure that the courses they select will fulfill the requirements for entry into a graduate program in Creative Arts Therapy.