CGS/CAGS curriculum and schedule

Curriculum:  CGS or CAGS in Expressive and Creative Arts
Salve Regina University’s
Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)

provides students with opportunities for professional development
without the formal pursuit of a graduate degree,
while the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
provides students with opportunities to continue or add to their graduate studies upon completion of a master’s degree program.

This program in
the Professional Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts
is designed for individuals who may have a background in human services fields
such as counseling, psychology, social work or education,
and seek to incorporate the use of the Expressive and Creative arts
into their professional settings.
The training is also applicable for creative artists and workshop leaders
looking to bring their passion for the arts
to leading, creating, and facilitating the creative process with others.
The program utilizes an intermodal approach to integrate the visual arts
with dance/movement, sound/music, expressive theater arts, and expressive writing with a holistic framework .
These courses blend hands-on experiential work
with theoretical frameworks and research for understanding
the utilization of the expressive and creative arts to the fields of psychotherapy, medical care- giving, education, community service, business and industry or any other profession in which personal expression and creative development are essential.

Required courses to Complete the CGS/CAGS:
HLC604: Self Discovery Through the Expressive and Creative Arts
HLC610: Expressive Theater Arts and Movement: A Multi-Modal Approach to Creativity and Transformation
HLC613: Expressive Writing for Personal Growth and Transformation
HLC615: Utilizing Expressive Sound and Music for Creativity and Healing
HLC611: Group Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts

Each of the above courses is three credits,
offered in a hybrid, two-weekend, class-intensive format
with guided study modules between each weekend.

How to begin:
Students who wish to enter the CGS/CAGS program
in the Professional Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts
will first complete the foundation / introductory courses:

This may take the form of the following three foundation / introductory courses
Prerequisites / Foundation Graduate Course Series  
(5 weekends, Fall – Winter; 2 days each = 10 days intensive total)
HLC582: Introduction to the Expressive and Creative Arts as Transformation
(a 3-credit course offered in a two-weekend class format
with a guided study module between weekends)
Typically offered in the Fall Semester
HLC584: Movement, Creativity and Consciousness: An Introduction
(a two-credit, two-weekend intensive course)
Typically offered in the Winter/Spring Semester
HLC535: Introduction to Expressive Sound (a one-credit, one-weekend course)
Typically offered in the Winter/Spring Semester

or they may attend :
the Expressive Arts Institute Foundation training course,
a three-weekend, (3-days each = 9 day intensive total)
non-credit educational training program
in the professional applications of the expressive and creative arts.
Typically offered in the Summer Semester

Admission to the Expressive and Creative Arts Program is competitive
and based on a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
on the undergraduate or graduate transcript
and a minimum 3.30 GPA in each prerequisite course.
Students who successfully complete
the Expressive Arts Institute foundation training course,
in lieu of the three prerequisite courses
must have a satisfactory recommendation

from all faculty members in the institute.

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Salve Regina University’s
Certificate of Graduate / Advanced Graduate Studies Program (CGS / CAGS)
in the Professional Applications of the Expressive & Creative Arts as Transformation
schedule for 2015 – 2016 – Fall / Spring /Summer Semesters

A 15-credit Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)
in the professional application of Expressive and Creative Arts
is available for those students who have graduated or will graduate from Salve Regina University’s Graduate Program in Holistic Counseling, Holistic Leadership
or other related master’s degree programs.
Those students with master’s degree’s in other fields,
or bachelor’s degree from another accredited institution,
who wish to learn how to apply the expressive and creative arts to their chosen field,
may also enroll in the 15-credit Graduate Certificate program in the Expressive arts
as a Certificate of Graduate Studies (C.G.S.).
These Expressive & Creative Arts Graduate Certificate programs utilize an intermodal approach to integrate the visual arts with dance/movement, sound/music, expressive theater arts, and expressive writing.

These programs blend hands-on experiential work
with the theoretical applications of the expressive and creative arts
to the fields of psychotherapy, medical care-giving, education, community service, business and industry or any other profession
in which personal expression and creative development are essential.
The prerequisite and introduction for the program involves
completing either the Expressive Arts Institute’s 3-part foundation course,
or the following three Introductory 500-level graduate-credit courses:
HLC 582; HLC 584; HLC 535.

Foundation / Pre-requisite Courses

HLC 582: Introduction to the Expressive and Creative Arts: as Transformation
A 3-credit course, offered in 2-weekend class format with guided study module between weekends.
A Foundation Course for the program & specific Pre-requisite for HLC604, 611, 613.

FALL – Section 1 – October 21, 22 ; Dec. 2, 3 2017; (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)  or If 2nd section is needed – Oct. 28, 29 ; Dec 9, 10, 2017 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

 

HLC 584: Movement, Creativity and Consciousness: An Introduction
A 2-credit, 2-weekend course. Foundation Course for program & specific Pre-requisite for HLC610.
SPRING – Jan 20, 21; Feb 3, 5 2018 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

 

HLC 535: Introduction to Expressive Sound (number change: formerly was numbered HLC581)
A 1-credit, 1-weekend course. Foundation Course & specific Pre-requisite for HLC615 & HLC610.
SPRING – Feb. 17, 18 2018 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30 to 5pm)

 

Courses & Dates for the CGS / CAGS in the Expressive and Creative Arts
Each Graduate Certificate course is 3 credits, offered in a blended 2-weekend class-intensive format with guided study modules between each weekend. Typically offered once per academic year.

HLC 615: Utilizing Expressive Sound and Music for Creativity and Healing
For this course, prerequisite “Intro to Expressive Sound” HLC 535 needed – or the Exp. Arts Institute.
SUMMER I – June 10, 11 ; July 22, 23 2017 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

HLC 604: Self-discovery through the Expressive and Creative Arts
For this course, prerequisite HLC 582 needed – or the Expressive Arts Institute foundation course.
FALL – September 9, 10 ; October 14, 15 2017 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

HLC 610: Expressive Theater Arts & Movement : a Multi-Modal Approach
For this course, prerequisite HLC 535 and HLC584 needed – or the Expressive Arts Institute foundation.
FALL – November 4,5; December 9, 10 2017 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

HLC 613: Expressive Writing for Personal Growth and Transformation
For this course, prerequisite HLC 582 needed – or the Expressive Arts Institute foundation training. SPRING – March 3, 4 ; April 14, 15 2018 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

HLC 611: Group Applications of the Expressive and Creative Arts
Best to do this course AFTER completing all foundation and several other Expressive Arts courses.  For this course, prerequisite HLC 582, HLC535, HLC584 needed – or the Expressive Arts Institute.
SPRING – Feb 10, 11 ; March 24, 25 2018 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)
Document updated April 8, 2017

To Contact the Program Coordinator: Christopher Carbone,   christopher.carbone@salve.edu    (401) 341-3122

Downloadable / Printable PDF pages with upcoming Schedule and Course Descriptions: ECA CGS-CAGS DatesDescriptions 2017-2018 – April 8, 2017

Link to the Salve Regina Graduate Programs application:
http://www.salve.edu/graduate-studies/admission-and-fees/certificate-programs

For currently Matriculated Graduate Students, here’s a link to a simplified application
for current students: http://salve.edu/graduate-studies-and-continuing-education-internal-application

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