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The Fine Arts Therapy Option at Housatonic Community College was developed for students to pursue a career in Art Therapy. After completing this associate’s degree at HCC students can apply to continue at Albertus Magnus to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Art (BA.ART.AT) or Psychology (BA.PY.AT) with concentration in Art Therapy. After completing either bachelor degree a student can apply to the Master’s Degree in Art Therapy at Albertus.
Attain mastery of the basic conventions of drawing and design.
Become competent in a variety of artistic media.
Attain mastery of visual thinking and productive problem-solving.
Obtain visual literacy and aesthetic appreciation of the culture we have inherited through the history of art
Recognize and understand the relationship between individuals and their behavior.
Understanding the basic research methods in psychology, including research design, data analysis, and interpretations.
Suggested Sequence of Courses
Prerequisite or parallel courses may be required. Please check individual course descriptions for details.