Creative Arts in Therapy

Courses

ARTS 508 Introduction to Behavioral Research I 2.0 Credits

This course introduces basic qualitative, quantitative and mixed method approaches to human and behavioral research. The course emphasizes application to the creative art therapies, preparation for the master's thesis, and competencies as a consumer of research literature and as a beginning clinical researcher.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 510 Clinical Practicum I: Observation 1.0 Credit

A 9-week supervised clinical experience focused on the development of fundamental observation skills. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Corequisite: ARTS 506

ARTS 511 Clinical Practicum II 1.0 Credit

A 10-week supervised clinical experience in which the student begins to function as a student therapist, co-leading and leading group and individual sessions. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist. Includes Mental Health Science Supervision with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other qualified mental health clinician.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 512 Clinical Practicum III 1.0 Credit

A 10-week supervised clinical experience in which the student continues to function as a student therapist, co-leading and leading group and individual sessions. The student is assigned, by Director of Field Education, to a child or adult clinical field experience under the guidance of an on-site therapist. Includes Mental Health Science Supervision with a psychiatrist, psychologist or other qualified mental health clinician.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 537 Art Therapy Group Supervision I 1.5 Credit

In this course students participate in presenting, discussing, and evaluating patient case material that they bring from their clinical experiences. The cases are discussed in a small group interactive format where students can begin to connect theory and practice with children, adolescent and adult populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT.

ARTS 538 Art Therapy Group Supervision II 1.5 Credit

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have observed or co-facilitated during their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about how they are connecting theory to practice in their practicum experience with children, adolescents, and adults. The course is a continuation of Art Therapy and Counseling Group Supervision I and taken in conjunction with Practicum II.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT.

ARTS 539 Art Therapy Group Supervision III 1.5 Credit

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have observed or co-facilitated during their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about how they are connecting theory to practice in their practicum experience with children, adolescents, and adults. The course is a continuation of Art Therapy and Counseling Group Supervision II and taken in conjunction with Practicum III.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.

ARTS 581 Music Therapy Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Corequisite: ARTS 510

ARTS 582 Music Therapy Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

This is a continuation of ARTS 581. The objectives and course requirements are continuous in a developmental progression toward increasing sophistication and mastery of music therapy skills and conceptual understandings.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 511 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 583 Music Therapy Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

This is a continuation of ARTS 581 and ARTS 582. The objectives and course requirements are continuous in a developmental progression toward increasing sophistication and mastery of music therapy skills and conceptual understandings.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 512 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 610 Clinical Internship I 3.0 Credits

Advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.

ARTS 611 Clinical Internship II 3.0 Credits

A continuation of Clinical Internship I: advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Ongoing individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 610 [Min Grade: CR]

ARTS 612 Clinical Internship III 3.0 Credits

A continuation of Clinical Internship II: advanced supervised clinical experience with a population of the student's preference, arranged by the student in collaboration with Director of Field Education and Specialty Program Director. Ongoing individual clinical supervision provided by a qualified professional in student's specialty as approved by the Director of Field Education.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is DMTC or major is MTC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 611 [Min Grade: CR]

ARTS 621 Thesis I 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student constructs research focus and questions, conducts literature review and prepares the proposal for the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 508 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 622 Thesis II 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student completes the proposal for the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 623 Thesis III 1.0 Credit

Under individual advisement, the student completes data collection and data analysis portions of the masters' thesis project on an art therapy, music therapy or dance/movement therapy topic.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 624 Thesis IV 1.0 Credit

Under faculty committee advisement, the student completes the discussion section of the thesis, submits the full document, defends the thesis in a formal oral defense and completes revisions with committee guidance.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS 625 For Thesis Only 0.0 Credits

This no-credit course is available to creative arts therapy students who have submitted the MA thesis to the advisory committee. Students in ARTS 625 are expected to defend the thesis, complete revisions and submit the final copy of the thesis for binding during the quarter covered by this course registration.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for NaN credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 621 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 622 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 623 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 637 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision I 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition, more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are address. The method used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 537 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 538 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 610

ARTS 638 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision II 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are addressed. The methods used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 637 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 611

ARTS 639 Advanced Art Therapy Group Supervision III 1.5 Credit

Small group format is used to discuss advanced clinical art therapy treatment cases. Emphasis is upon diagnosis, treatment planning, individual and group dynamics, and transference/countertransference issues. In addition more advanced issues of art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are addressed. The methods used is small group experiential supervision format with an emphasis upon peer supervision under the guidance of a credentialed art therapy faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 637 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 638 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 611 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisite: ARTS 612

ARTS 647 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision I 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations. This course is taken in conjunction with Internship I.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 648 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision II 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy and counseling program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 539 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 649 Art Therapy and Counseling Adv Group Supervision III 2.0 Credits

Students participate in group supervision through presenting, discussing, and evaluating clinical case material that they have co-facilitated and/or facilitated from their field experiences. Small groups of up to 8 students are guided by a credentialed art therapist to engage in interactive dialogue about art therapy and counseling cases with an emphasis on diagnosis, treatment planning, individual/group dynamics, and transference/countertransference. Art therapy and counseling program development, professional identity, and ethical issues are also addressed. Students are expected to connect art therapy and counseling theory with their internship experiences with children, adolescent and adult clinical populations.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC.
Prerequisites: ARTS 647 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 658 Advanced Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

This course supports student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 659 Advanced Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

This course continues the work begun in ARTS 658 in supporting student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CDMT or major is DMTC.

ARTS 660 Advanced Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

This course continues ARTS 658 and ARTS 659 in supporting student clinical problem solving in a small group context with attention to therapist self-awareness within the therapy relationship. The course considers professional identity, multi-disciplinary teamwork, and health care system dynamics. Students discuss methods for addressing specific clinical needs in children, adolescents, and adults in various settings. Instructors serve as role models and facilitators for constructive evaluation of work.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is DMTC.

ARTS 671 Advanced Music Therapy and Counseling Skills II: Group Processes 2.0 Credits

During this experiential course, students will have the opportunity to participate as leader and member of an ongoing group, simulating a variety of populations. Concepts from assigned music therapy readings will be employed during group processing and in discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 670 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 672 Multicultural Perspectives in Music Therapy and Counseling 2.0 Credits

This course will include culturally-specific and universal musical phenomena. Cultural understandings of musical behavior, beliefs about music, musical restrictions and referential influences will be explored through readings and in-class musical experience.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 602 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 673 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision I 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 610 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 674 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision II 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentation and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 611 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 675 Advanced Music Therapy Group Supervision III 1.0 Credit

Materials and techniques for dealing with mental, neurological and other disorders in children, adolescents and adults in various settings are related to advanced music therapy clinical practice and research in small group presentations and discussions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 612 [Min Grade: C] (Can be taken Concurrently)

ARTS 703 Interdisciplinary Seminar I 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of three seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT’s. The seminar is also to be viewed as a venue for identifying knowledge gaps in the CAT’s and generating original research topics. This seminar addresses the study of the interface between aesthetics, creativity and literature and the implications for the CAT’s.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Corequisites: ARTS 712, ARTS 716

ARTS 704 Interdisciplinary Seminar II 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of three seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the creative arts therapies (CAT). This seminar addresses the intersection between psychology, biology, and neuroscience and the CATs within the context of the mind/body theories. The implications of study in these bodies of knowledge are considered for development of epistemology, theory and practice in the CATs.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 703 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 705 Interdisciplinary Seminar III 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of four seminars in which students study the interrelatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the CAT's. This seminar addresses the study of how psychoanalysis, philosophy, ethics and interface with the theory, practice and research in the arts therapies.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 703 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 704 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 714, ARTS 718

ARTS 706 Interdisciplinary Seminar IV 3.0 Credits

This course is one in a series of three seminars in which students study the inter-relatedness between collective interdisciplinary bodies of knowledge and the creative arts therapies (CAT). This seminar addresses the study of the interface between the tenets of anthropology, sociology, cultural diversity and the arts therapies. The study of how embedded cultural thought, semiotics, and healing practices, relate to theory, practice and research in the arts therapies will be the focus of the seminar.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 703 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 704 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 705 [Min Grade: B]
Corequisites: ARTS 715, ARTS 719

ARTS 712 Research I: Philosophy & Theory 3.0 Credits

This course is the first in the doctoral research sequence. It introduces the student to the epistemological, philosophical, socio-cultural, and theoretical context for social science research and methods. The exploration of conceptual and philosophical underpinnings of nine perspectives of research guide the development of congruent methods. The significance of the research process and empirical evidence to creative arts therapies and mental health practice will be addressed.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX or major is CFTX.
Corequisites: ARTS 703, ARTS 716

ARTS 715 Innovative and Emergent Research Methods 3.0 Credits

This course introduces current trends in research approaches for the Creative Arts Therapies and related fields. The philosophies and methods for mixed methods research, program evaluation, and other emergent approaches are discussed. Students also explore innovative approaches to design, data collection and data analysis based on their own research interests.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 712 [Min Grade: C]

ARTS 716 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry I 3.0 Credits

The first of this two course study module introduces the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the art process. The course consists of three parts: 1) creative exploration; 2) personal and group reflection, notation, and sharing; and 3) emotional, cognitive, sensory-motor, artistic, and interpersonal small group experiences. Appropriate readings will be collaboratively sought and shared by all participants to parallel the emergent scholarship and information-seeking practices of the students and a final, arts-based synthesis will be presented to peers and the instructor.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Corequisites: ARTS 703, ARTS 712

ARTS 717 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry II 3.0 Credits

The second of the two course study module is focused on the transition from experiential understanding of artistic inquiry to learning systematic approaches in arts-based research for application in the Creative Arts Therapies. This course includes a critical review of arts-based research literature and aligning arts-based research methods appropriately with student research questions.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: B]
Corequisite: ARTS 704

ARTS 718 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry III 3.0 Credits

The third of the three course study module continues the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the art process. The class consists of two parts: 1) creative art making; and 2) personal reflection, notation and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective creative arts experience. The concepts of transference and counter-transference are explored within the context of the symbolism, meaning, and the inter-subjective/artistic matrix. Note: Research topics and clinical arts therapy applications will be discussed as a result of the emergent knowledge.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: B] and ARTS 717 [Min Grade: B]
Corequisites: ARTS 705, ARTS 714

ARTS 719 Studio Based Artistic Inquiry IV 3.0 Credits

The final of the four course study module continues the method of self-directed intrinsic learning through the arts process. The class consists of two parts: 1) creation of art in the student's art form; and 2) personal reflection, notation, and discussion of the emotional, cognitive, artistic, and inter-subjective arts experience. The formulation of epistemologies, theories, and hypotheses based upon the integration of knowledge from the four courses contributes to the generation of CAT research topics and clinical practice issues.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 716 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 717 [Min Grade: C] and ARTS 718 [Min Grade: C]
Corequisites: ARTS 706, ARTS 715

ARTS 732 Advanced Quantitative Research Seminar 3.0 Credits

This course is an advanced research course in quantitative methods. It builds on information from the previous course in biostatistics, focusing on advanced strategies for quantitative data analysis. Particular focus is on multivariate analysis, examination of power in determining sample size, assessment of instrument reliability and validity, and understanding effect size. Students will have an opportunity to explore specific data analytic strategies necessary for their proposed projects.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 712 [Min Grade: B] and RSCH 770 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 734 Innovative and Emergent Research Methods II 3.0 Credits

This course includes the advanced study of the practical approaches to and applications of mixed methods and arts based research paradigms. As the second of two courses, this course focuses on an in depth study of mixed methods and arts based research designs including data collection, data analysis, approaches to validity and reliability, and application of these philosophies, paradigms, and methods to evidence based practice and legitimacy in the creative arts therapies and related fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.
Prerequisites: ARTS 715 [Min Grade: B]

ARTS 804 Dissertation Research I 1.0-9.0 Credit

This course focuses upon choosing a research topic for the dissertation. The topic will be chosen with the assistance of seminars and ongoing faculty advisement. Once the topic is chosen, the student prepares a dissertation proposal outline that includes the identification of the problem to be studied, the purpose of the study, the rationale, the methodology and the research question. The proposal outline must be approved by the program faculty. Following approval the student begins writing the dissertation proposal.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 18 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 805 Dissertation Research II 1.0-9.0 Credit

In this course, with faculty advisement, the student writes the dissertation proposal. In addition the student finalizes their dissertation committee during this term. The proposal is submitted to the dissertation proposal committee and the oral defense of the proposal takes place. The student must pass the oral proposal defense in order to register for ARTS 806.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 806 Dissertation Research III 1.0-9.0 Credit

In this course the student revises the dissertation proposal based upon the results of the Dissertation Proposal Defense and the dissertation format selected. The student prepares materials for IRB submission and approval. Once the dissertation is approved by the IRB, and with the advisement of the Supervising Professor, the student establishes a data management system and begins data collection.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 807 Dissertation Research IV 1.0-9.0 Credit

This course includes the final stages of the dissertation during which the data collection is completed, the data is analyzed, the manuscripts, results and discussion chapters are written and the final dissertation is defended in an oral examination.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated multiple times for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 808 Practicum I 3.0 Credits

The practicum provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. With faculty advisement, students choose one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision; or 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform knowledge learned in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 809 Practicum II 2.0-9.0 Credits

The Practicum Module provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. The Practicum Module includes one quarter of the ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum and two quarters of Practicum II and III of the student’s choice in one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision, or, 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform the knowledge learned to this point in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 810 Practicum III 2.0-9.0 Credits

The Practicum Module provides the practical application component of the doctoral program. The Practicum Module includes one quarter of the ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum and two quarters of Practicum II and III of the student’s choice in one of the following practical areas of study: 1) academia/teaching; 2) research; 3) clinical supervision; or, 4) advanced clinical practice. The goal of the practicum is to transform the knowledge learned to this point in the doctoral program into practical application and research in the creative arts therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 1 times for 18 credits
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is CATX.

ARTS 812 Teaching Practicum 1.0 Credit

The teaching practicum provides the opportunity for students to develop aptitudes and skills related to teaching in higher education including teaching philosophy, curriculum development, course construction and prep, in-class teaching experiences, pedagogical approaches, advisement, mentoring, supervision, and evaluation. The goal of the practicum is to prepare students for positions of leadership in academia in the Creative Arts Therapies fields.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS I699 Independent Study in Creative Arts in Therapy 0.5-4.5 Credits

Independent opportunities for study may be offered to individual students who have an interest and an academic rationale to pursue greater depth than is provided in other CAT courses. This course is structured with a contract and under close advisement.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Restrictions: Can enroll if major is ATC or major is CARX or major is CDMT or major is DMTC or major is MTC or major is MUTX.

ARTS I899 Independent Study in Creative Arts Therapies 1.0-6.0 Credit

This is a course in which a student can pursue additional work as suggested or recommended by the faculty for completion of program or course requirements and/or a course in which a student may choose to pursue in-depth and specialized study in an area relevant to their educational goals and research directions. This course must include close faculty advisement as agreed upon by the student and faculty member.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

ARTS T880 Special Topics in Creative Arts in Therapy 3.0 Credits

This is a special topics course that is being created for the Ph.D students in Creative Arts Therapies. This course is to be used for the students who wish to create an elective course to fulfill their elective and specialization requirements in the Ph.D Program. The elective course is an option only if no existing course in this area of specialization is offered in the Drexel University curricula. To register for this course students must obtain approval from their academic advisor.

College/Department: College of Nursing & Health Professions
Repeat Status: Can be repeated 2 times for 9 credits

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