Symbolism in Art Therapy
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Visual and Performing Arts
Course Number: NCAT 3114
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Creative Arts & Healing
  • Performing Arts
In this course, we consider the function of symbols in the psyche, studying different symbol systems and their application in understanding art and dreams, with particular attention to C.G. Jung's work with alchemy. The relevance of symbols in the art therapy process is discussed in detail. NOTE: Certificate students cannot register online. They must register in person with a certificate registration form signed by the program coordinator. Call 212.229.5567 or email for an advising appointment.
Course Open to: Degree Students