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BFA in Sculpture: Academic Requirements

In addition to fulfilling general degree requirements, undergraduate students majoring in sculpture must complete the following requirements (81 credits):

Foundation Courses: 16 credits
VIS 1050/ComX: 1 credit
VIS 1060/Foundation Drawing: 3 credits
VIS 1070/Extended Media: 3 credits
VIS 1080/Visual Language: 3 credits
VIS 1260/3-D Processes: 3 credits
VIS 1330/Lens and Time: 3 credits

Art History Courses: 12 credits
ARH 1020/History of Art Survey II
ARH —/One course in the history of art before 1800 (lower-level)
ARH —/Art history elective (modern/contemporary)

Sculpture Studio Courses: 18 credits
SCP 2110/Thinking in Three Dimensions: 3 credits
SCP 2120/Materials and Methods: 3 credits
SCP 2280/Digital Tools for Sculptors: 3 credits
SCP —/Sculpture electives: 9 credits

Visual Arts Studio Electives: 14 credits

Synthesis Courses: 21 credits
SCP 2880/Sculpture Seminar: 3 credits
SCP 3550/Junior Sculpture Studio I: 3 credits
SCP 3560/Junior Sculpture Studio II: 3 credits
SCP 4800/Senior Seminar I: 3 credits
SCP 4810/Senior Seminar II: 3 credits
SCP 4990/Senior Project I: 3 credits
SCP 4991/Senior Project II: 3 credits

Updates to the 2013–15 College Catalog:

Effective Fall 2016:

  • Sculpture studio courses lowered from 21 to 18 credits total (sculpture electives lowered from 12 to 9 credits); SCP 2880 (3 credits) added to synthesis courses, and SCP 4990 and 4991 lowered from 4 to 3 credits each. This is a 2-credit decrease in the major requirements.
  • VIS 1250 and 1270 discontinued and replaced by VIS 1330, reducing the credits in foundation courses from 19 to 16. This is a 3-credit decrease in the major requirements.

Effective Fall 2014:

  • All courses previously offered under the VSC prefix are now offered under the SCP prefix. The senior project (formerly SCP 4990, two semesters, 8 credits total) is now SCP 4990/Senior Project I and SCP 4991/Senior Project II, 4 credits each.

Updated March 9, 2016

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