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    Arts in Medicine

    The Center for Arts in Medicine's certificate in arts in medicine is open to all students and accepts applications throughout the year; there are no application deadlines.

    About this Certificate


    The certificate recognizes practical competency and academic achievement in the use of the arts to enhance individual and community health and to impact healthcare environments. Students who complete the requirements for the certificate gain unique life experience and capabilities. This certificate, recognizing these special skills, can serve as a credential for developing career options and will encourage healthcare facilities to expand or to initiate arts programs.

    To qualify for the arts in medicine certificate, the student must attain a 3.0 average in all courses included in the certificate curriculum.

    Requirements and Prerequisites: Completion of the certificate program requires a minimum intermediate-level competency in a primary artistic discipline as well as basic-level exploration of a secondary artistic discipline at an accredited university. The student must have completed at least one intermediate-level studio/technique course in the primary discipline and must take one basic-level course in a secondary discipline.

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    HUM 2592 Introduction to the Arts in Medicine in a Global Context (at UF) or
    Arts in Healthcare Clinical Practice Intensive (2 weeks at the University of Buffalo, plus additional reading and research core)
    Arts in Medicine Summer Intensive
    At UF; 2 weeks + online modules
    Secondary Discipline course
    Introductory level studio/technique
    HUM 3940L Arts in Healthcare Practicum 1
    80 hours; Introductory level in the practice of the arts in healthcare across at least two disciplines
    HUM 4941L Arts in Healthcare Practicum 2
    120 hours; Advanced practice of the arts in healthcare in one primary discipline and with clearly defined objectives
    20 clinical hours plus interviews, self-evaluation, and faculty evaluation
    Total 12-13
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    Secondary Discipline Electives

    Taken at UF; take at least two credits
    Courses Credits
    School of Art and Art History
    ART 2305C Perceptual Drawing 3
    ART 2757C Ceramics: 3D Concepts 3
    School of Theatre and Dance
    DAA 1000 Fundamentals of Dance Technique 3
    DAA 2104 Basic Modern Dance 2
    DAA 2204 Basic Ballet 2
    DAA 2331 West African Dance and Music 2
    DAA 2504 Basic Jazz 2
    TPP 2100 Acting for Non-Majors 3
    School of Music
    MUN 1320 Women's Chorale 1
    MUN 1330 Men's Glee Club 1
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    Related Arts in Medicine Programs

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