Apr 16, 2021  
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog 
2018-2019 Edgewood College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Art Therapy, BA

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The Art Therapy major includes courses in studio art, Art Therapy and Psychology. It also prepares students for entry into a master’s degree program which leads to credentialing and licensure as an art therapist/psychotherapist. The bachelor’s degree may lead to art, recreation, and program specialist positions in community settings.


A student majoring in Art Therapy must have a minimum of 18 credits in studio art. A student majoring in Art Therapy must complete at least 12 credits in art and art therapy courses at Edgewood College. Art Therapy students must complete ART 240  GU with a minimum 3.0 or “B” grade and pass a background check in order to be eligible to declare the major. Art Therapy majors must have a 3.00 GPA in all required courses for the major in order to graduate with a major in Art therapy, and must fulfill the Senior Portfolio and Critique requirements in order to obtain Art Department approval for graduation.

Art Therapy Major Requirements

Sixty-two (62) credits to include:

Psychology Course

Students must have 16 credits in Psychology (see required Psychology classes above).

Select one additional Psychology course from those listed below to complete the 16 credits in Psychology:

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