Degree Requirements

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 (PDS 2611 or PDS 2621) to enter the major.
  • The eight required Junior/Senior courses and PDS 3596 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

Sophomore Prerequisite

PDS 2611Sculpture3
or PDS 2621 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:6
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Sculpture
Advanced Sculpture
PDS Specialized Sculpture course (see list below)3
PDS Specialized (see list below) or Advanced Sculpture courses 16
PDS 4611Senior Sculpture3
Select two Drawing courses from the following:6
Intermediate Drawing
Intermediate Drawing
Digital Drawing
Video Workshop
Rome Sketchbook
Advanced Drawing 2
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Drawing
Figure Drawing 2
Figure Drawing
Figure Drawing
Figure Drawing
Interactive Projects
PDS 3596PDS Seminar (WI) 33
 Specialized Sculpture Courses
PDS 2632Installation3
PDS 3631Installation3
PDS 3521Advanced Video3
PDS 2521Video Workshop3
PDS 3731Sculpture Techniques & Materials3
PDS 2641Mold-Making Technology3
PDS 3641Mold-Making Technology3
PDS 2631Figure Modeling3
PDS 2633Figure Modeling: Rome3
PDS 3721Public Art Projects3
PDS 4582Independent Study1 to 3
PDS 4585Field Internship 11 to 3