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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ART 397 Art in Recreation: Beyond Arts and Crafts

Spring Semester

This course is an introduction to the theories, materials, and methods of art as therapeutic creation and learning how to assist and guide others in using art for self-expression and to enhance creativity. The student is also introduced to techniques of group leadership on topics such as dealing with life-cycle events or adapting to physical or emotional loss. This course is appropriate for students with professional interests in health care, working with special populations such as the physically or mentally challenged, geriatric groups, individuals in rehabilitation facilities, and those in specialized camp settings. Visits to area facilities are scheduled. No previous art experience is necessary.

3 credit hours