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Healing And The Arts (NUR-357)

Semester: Fall 2020
Number: 0302-357-002
Instructor: Karen Costello
Days: Friday 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Swirbul Library 114
Credits: 3
Course Materials: View Text Books

This course examines the role of the arts both as historical chroniclers and social commentators about healing and healing systems. The therapeutic use of music, dance, art, and drama to diagnose and heal is also explored. Examples are drawn from folk art and from contemporary art forms. (Distribution Reqs:Arts)

Learning Goals:   Upon completion of this course, the student through discussion, class participation, and written assignment will be able to meet the following Course Objectives:1. describe the role of the arts as historical chroniclers of healing.2. describe the preparation of shaman and folk healers.3. discuss the role of folk arts in healing.4. discuss the role of the arts in contemporary diagnosis and healing.5. describe the educational preparation of art, music, dance, and drama therapists.6. discuss the role of the arts in providing social commentary about healing and healing systems.

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