Jun 29, 2022  
2022-2023 Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Catalog

Arts in Health Minor


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The arts play a vital role in enhancing the healing process. This minor provides educational training for artists seeking to harness the therapeutic value of the arts in healthcare and community contexts, making a difference in the lives of community members, patients, their families, and caregivers. This minor is offered to students currently enrolled in a major program in Art and Art History, Design, Photography, Theatre, Music, Dance, Cinema and Television Arts, or Creative Writing.

As a result of successfully completing program requirements, students should be able to:

  • gain and apply knowledge of history and evolving practice of the Arts in Health field;
  • gain and apply knowledge of theories, methods, and techniques in the culturally informed practice of facilitating arts based experiences across the lifespan in healthcare and community settings;
  • develop, implement, and evaluate arts based projects for enhancing health and promoting well-being within healthcare and community settings; and
  • gain and apply knowledge of effective communication practices in order to advocate for health and well-being with communities through the informed use of the creative process.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS - 18 credits required


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