The Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty and upon the satisfactory completion of a minimum of 126 semester hours of credit with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00. All Sculpture majors must complete the BFA curriculum and General Education requirements.
- Students must earn a C- or better in Sculpture (ART 2801 or ART 2807) to enter the major.
- The eight required Junior/Senior courses and ART 3896 must be completed with a C- or better to fulfill major requirements.
The faculty encourages taking sculpture courses in excess of the minimum required. These additional courses count towards required studio electives.
Major Requirements for B.F.A. in Sculpture
|or ART 2807||Sculpture: Rome|
Students are encouraged to take Installation or Mold Making in the second semester of the sophomore year after Sophomore Sculpture.
Junior and Senior Requirements
|Select two of the following: 1||6|
|Specialized Sculpture course (see list below)||3|
|Specialized (see list below) or Advanced Sculpture courses 1||6|
|ART 4801||Senior Sculpture||3|
|Select two Drawing courses from the following:||6|
or ART 2504
or ART 3511
or ART 3802
|Advanced Drawing 2|
or ART 3515
|Advanced Drawing: Rome|
or ART 3516
or ART 4514
|Figure Drawing 2|
or ART 3518
or ART 4517
or ART 4518
|ART 3896||PDS Seminar (WI) 3||3|
Advanced Sculpture courses include specials topics in: Sound, Performance, Metal Fabrication and Robotics. These vary from semester to semester. More than the two required Advanced Sculpture courses are recommended in order to intensify creative development of sculptural practice.
These courses have a sophomore level prerequisite. Check the course descriptions for more details.
Students are advised to take the capstone in their Junior Year.
Specialized Sculpture Courses
|ART 2802||Video Workshop||3|
|ART 3802||Advanced Video||3|
|ART 2804||Mold Making Technology||3|
|ART 3804||Mold Making Technology||3|
|ART 2805||Figure Modeling||3|
|ART 2808||Figure Modeling: Rome||3|
|ART 3811||Sculpture Techniques and Materials||3|
|ART 3809||Public Art Projects||3|
|ART 3085||Field Internship 1||3|
|PDS 4582||Independent Study||1-3|
It is possible to do Field Internships with alternative arts organizations and art fabrication companies in the Philadelphia area.