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2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTS 484 - Community Arts Practicum

This course extends student preparations for serving communities through the arts into practice. Students learn to conduct a needs assessment of possible sites and determine which modality or modalities of the arts might be appropriate for that setting. Students address practical aspects of working with people through an arts project engages community involvement, creative expression, and collaborative enterprises. Students practice observation skills and colleague groups and community sites, including youth organizations, schools and afterschool programs, hospitals, and nursing homes. Students receive supervision from the college supervisor in group and individual sessions.

Prerequisites & Notes
ARTS 118 - Introduction to Community Arts 

and 9 additional credits in other VAPA courses

Credits: 3