The College of Arts and Communication at West Liberty University offers a Bachelor of Science in Creative Arts Therapy. The degree is designed to train students in the theory and practice of art and psychology in promoting physical, mental, and emotional health and healing. Students will learn how creative expression can support and enhance communication in a variety of settings with diverse populations. Coursework includes general studies, art studio courses, and coursework in psychology.
Introduction to Art Therapy; Developmental and Comparative Stages in Art; Art Therapy Studio; Art Therapy Literature and Symbolism; Art Therapy Internship and Observation; Art Therapy Assessments and Techniques; Drawing; Design; Printmaking; Watercolor Painting; Ceramics; Art History; Personality Psychology; Abnormal Psychology; and Psychology of Adulthood and Old Age.