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Department of Art


Art Therapy Student

B.S.  Art Therapy Preparation

This program of studies is planned to specifically prepare students to meet admission requirements for the MS degree in the Art Therapy program at Emporia State University. These admission requirements include achieving a minimum 3.0 grade point average for the required undergraduate courses and/or a 3.2 grade point average for the last 40 credit hours of course work.

In addition to the following courses, all art majors are required to complete the course AR 225 - Art History I, as part of the General Education Requirements.

Art Requirements (51 hours):

 

AR 101 Basic Drawing

3 hours

AR 102 Two-Dimensional Design

3 hours

AR 103 Three-Dimensional Design

3 hours

AR 204 Fibers I or AR 206 Metals I

3 hours

AR 235 Art History II

3 hours

AR 310 Painting I

3 hours

AR 313 Printmaking I

3 hours

AR 314 Ceramics I

3 hours

AR 322 Life Drawing

3 hours

AR 323 Sculpture I

3 hours

AR 324 Elementary Art Education or AR 334 Secondary Art Education

2 or 3 hours

AR 501 Advanced Drawing

3 hours

Approved Art Electives, 300 level or above 15 or 16 hours*

15 or 16 hours

*15 hours if AR 334 Secondary Art Education is taken, or 16 hours if AR 324 Elementary Art Education is taken.

Art Therapy Preparation (24 hours):

 

PY 100 Introductory Psychology

3 hours

PY 210 Psychology of Development

3 hours

PY 303 Introduction to Art Therapy

3 hours

PY 427 Abnormal Psychology

3 hours

PY 626 Theories of Personality

3 hours

Approved Psychology Electives*

9 hours

*PY 300 Descriptive Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology is strongly recommended to enhance preparation for the Art Therapy Master' s program at ESU.

All art majors must satisfactorily complete AR 099 Art Forum every semester, up to 8 semesters. AR 095 First Year Experience, and AR 098 Mid-Program Portfolio Review, are required for all art majors.