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,
while the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
provides students with opportunities to continue their graduate studies
or add to their current graduate studies along with a master’s degree program.
For current schedule
download ECA CGS-CAGS DatesDescriptions 2019 – November 14, 2018

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 counseling, psychotherapy, social work, healthcare, education, community service, or any other profession in which personal expression and creative development are beneficial.

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, when offered :
the Expressive Arts Institute Foundation training course,
a three-weekend non-credit educational training program
in the professional applications of the expressive and creative arts.
Typically offered in the Summer

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Schedule :  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 upcoming Fall / Spring /Summer Semesters

The 15-credit program
in the professional application of Expressive and Creative Arts

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 : an Introduction to the Approaches and Modalities

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.
SUMMER II 2019 – June 15, 16 ;  July 20, 21  2019     (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)
or FALL – October 27, 28 ;  Dec. 7, 8  2019     (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 I – Jan 26, 27 ;  Feb 9, 10  2019 (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 I – February 23, 24   2019  (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)
or SUMMER II 2019 – June 1,2   2019  (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

Courses & Dates for the CGS / CAGS level courses in the Expressive and Creative Arts
Each in-depth Graduate Certificate course is 3 credits, offered in a hybrid 2-weekend class format with guided study modules between the weekends.  Each course is typically offered once per academic year.
The CGS/CAGS may be completed intensively in 1 year or spread over 2-4 years as needed.

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 14, 15 ;  October 13, 14   2018 (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 II – October 27, 28 ;   December 1, 2  2018  (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 2, 3 ;  April 13, 14   2019  (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

HLC 611: Group Applications of the Expressive and Creative ArtsBest 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 I – Feb 2, 3 ;  March 23, 24  2019  (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

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 II – June 8, 9 ;  July 13, 14  2019 (Saturday & Sunday 9:30am to 5pm)

Document updated November 14, 2018   

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 2019 – November 14, 2018

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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