BA MAJOR & MINOR
What You’ll Study
The expressive arts therapy major emphasizes the creative process as healing. You’ll integrate psychology, social work and the expressive arts, such as music and art, while exploring the cultural, historical, and global context of these artistic expressions. Through this pre-professional program, you’ll be exposed to creative processes that help individuals improve their well-being – psychosocial, emotional, physical, and neurological.
Preparing for Your Future
While our Expressive Arts Therapy major does not provide certification, it gives you a solid and competitive background that prepares you for graduate training, certification, and careers in in expressive arts therapy or art therapy.
In addition to a direct path to MA in Art Therapy programs, you’ll be prepared for several other types of graduate programs by combining the Expressive Arts Therapy major or minor with specific other majors or minors, including:
- MA in Music Therapy (when combined with Music)
- MA or PhD in Counseling or Clinical Psychology (when combined with Psychology)
- Masters of Social Work (when combined with Social Work or Psychology)