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  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sculpture


Whatever their chosen medium, students passionate engagement in art making is key to their success in the sculpture program. The sculpture program offers instruction in working with a wide range of media, including stone, wood, mixed media, glass, fiber, and metal. Students develop familiarity with technical processes including mold- making, foundry, woodworking, and welding, as well as with building processes using various media. In addition to this practical knowledge, students gain an understanding of conceptual and installation issues affecting their chosen medium. To enhance students familiarity with form, the program emphasizes cross-disciplinary study. Students who elect to study figurative sculpture and anatomy, for example, are encouraged to take studio courses in movement. Students interested in kinetic and/or multimedia works explore computer-controlled devices and other new technologies. Advanced seminars and “theme classes” explore issues common to all three-dimensional arts, such as narrative, functionality in art and design, mixed media, installation, public art, and art as object and image.

Foundation Year


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


Total Credits: 30


Sophomore Year


Major Requirements


  • 3DTD201 Projects in Wood 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • Studio Electives 6 cr. Fall/Spring
  • 3D Elective from Ceramics, Fibers, Glass, or Metals 6 cr. Fall/Spring
  • 3DSC - 200 Level Sculpture Electives 6 cr. Fall/Spring

Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • LALW200 Literary Traditions 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • HART - History of Art Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • LASS - Social Science Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring
  • LAMS - Math/Science Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Junior Year


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • LALW - Lit/Writ/Film Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring
     
  • LA-SS/LW/MS - Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film 3 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • Math/Sci Electives 3 cr. Fall/Spring
     
  • HART - History of Art, Social Science, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Sci elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • LA-SS/LW/MS - History of Art, Social Science, Lit/Writ/Film or Math/Science elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Senior Year


Liberal Arts and Art History Requirements


  • HART - History of Art Elective 3 cr. Fall/Spring

  • LA-SS/LW/MS - Soc Sci, Lit/Writ/Film 3 cr. Fall/Spring or
  • Math/Sci Electives 6 cr. Fall/Spring

Total Credits: 30


Summary


Studio Foundation 18 hrs    
Sculptures/3DTD 36 hrs    
History of Art 12-18 hrs    
Liberal Arts 24-30 hrs    
Studio Electives 24 hrs    
Total Credits 120 hrs