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2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Therapy Major (Bachelor of Fine Arts)

Curriculum Requirements - Total Credits Required: 127

First Year - Credits: 32

Junior - Credits: 33

  • Global Issues General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Literary Perspectives General Education Requirement    (Cr: 3)
  • Upper Level Art History    (Cr: 3)
  • Art Therapy Electives    (Cr: 6)
  • General Education Elective   (Cr:6) (Recommended ART 266 and PSY 335)

Senior - Credits: 30

  • Art Therapy Elective (Cr. 3)
  • Science and Technology General Education Requirement    (Cr. 3)
  • Values and Ethics General Education Requirement    (Cr. 3)
  • World Cultures General Education Requirement    (Cr. 3)

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the art therapy program, students will:

  • Demonstrate the critical inquiry and analysis skills needed to engage constructively in intellectual discourse within the art fields.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and competency with computer technology as it is used in the artistic processes.
  • Demonstrate a strong handling of perceptual skills in drawing.
  • Experience the relationship of academic studio practices to professional applications.
  • Discuss and write about the historical context for the visual arts.
  • Communicate effectively in written form within the conventions of the discipline.
  • Exhibit a competency with a variety of materials, associated with the development of creative expression.
  • Exhibit advanced skills in one or more studio art disciplines.
  • Apply the elements and principles of design.
  • Apply sophisticated use of color theory.
  • Engage verbally in intellectual discourse within the discipline.
  • Demonstrate willingness to go beyond the original parameters of an assignment, introducing new materials and forms, including tackling controversial topics.
  • Discuss and present an awareness of the personal creative process.
  • Deconstruct concepts, applying and carrying them out in a sophisticated and unique visual solution.