Field experience hours: 15 clock hours in a public or private school setting. This course offers an in-depth study of the aspects of the human personality that support or block creative impulses. The material includes discussion of well-known creative people in all disciplines, including science, literature, music and art. Students examine how positive and negative aspects of personality influence creative people’s work. Students explore the influence of culture and social standards on creativity and further understand their own personal creative process and style. At the conclusion of this course, students are able to apply the principles of psychology to the process of creativity. Through assignments, papers, observations, fieldwork, and readings, students learn of the complexity of creative thinking and how it applies in K-12 art education.