Art & Design/Sculpture (ARSC)

ARSC 200  Sculpture, Beginning I 3 Credits


Special fee. Sculptural concepts using materials like plaster, metal, plastics, stone and wood. Gallery and museum visits. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 6 hours studio.

ARSC 210  Sculpture, Beginning II 3 Credits


Special fee. The course will focus on the figure (working from life) with auxiliary experiences in mold-making and casting. The materials will be clay (plasticine), plaster and armatures. Meets Gen Ed 2002 - Fine and Performing Arts. 6 hours studio.

ARSC 220  Sculpture: Fabrication, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Sculpture formed by constructive methods. Form and space relationships; a professional sequence of drawings, model building, testing of materials, joining methods, full-scale execution. Museum visits and reading assignments. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 221  Sculpture: Clay, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. The use of clay to create sculptural forms; emphasis on developing skills and strengthening understanding of sculpture as an art form. Finished works may be composed of fired clay or unfired clay or clay in combination with other materials. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 222  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Basic technology of metal casting in the lost wax process. Experimentation with the various materials related to the casting process; modeling, spruing and venting, investment of the model, burn-out of the mold, pouring the metal, cleaning, chasing and finishing the metal cast. Museum visits and reading assignments. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 223  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Sculpture in metal realized through welding, brazing and soldering. Various metals used in a variety of processes to develop three dimensional works. Museum visits and reading assignments. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 224  Sculpture: Carving, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Sculpture formed by the subtractive process of carving in wood and/or stone primarily; techniques of sharpening, making and maintaining tools. Museum visits and reading assignments. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 225  Metals: Introduction A 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 222. Special fee. Production of sculpture through the casting or welding processes. With the permission of the instructor, a student may elect to concentrate in one of these areas throughout the semester, explore both approaches to metal sculpture or combine both processes in finished pieces. Slide lectures, critiques and visits to galleries and museums in New York. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 226  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Introduction A 3 Credits


Special fee. Forming by the additive process using one or more mold-making techniques; clay plaster, cement and plastics. Further modeling and casting processes. Museum visits and reading assignments. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 230  Sculpture: Fabrication, Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 220. Continuation of ARSC 220. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 231  Sculpture: Clay, Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 221. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 221. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 232  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 222. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 222. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 233  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 223. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 223. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 234  Sculpture: Carving, Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 224. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 224. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 235  Metals: Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 225. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 225. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 236  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Introduction B 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 226. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 226. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 300  Sculpture, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 200 and ARSC 210. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 200 and ARSC 210. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 320  Sculpture: Fabrication Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 230. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 230. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 321  Sculpture: Clay, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 231. Continuation of ARSC 231. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 322  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 232. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 232. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 323  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing, Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 233. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 233. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 324  Sculpture: Carving Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPT 234. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 234. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 325  Metals: Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 235. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 235. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 326  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting Intermediate 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 236. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 235. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 400  Sculpture, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 300 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 300. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 420  Sculpture: Fabrication, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 320. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 320. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 421  Sculpture: Clay, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 321 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 321. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 422  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 322 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 322. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 423  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 323 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 323. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 424  Sculpture: Carving, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 324 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 324. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 425  Metals: Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 325 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 325. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 426  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Advanced 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 326 or permission of instructor. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 326. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 450  Independent Study: Sculpture 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARPM 300 and departmental approval. Special fee. Topics for investigation selected with approval of the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 9.0 credits.

ARSC 500  Graduate Sculpture I 3 Credits


Special fee. The student explores independently one or two materials and techniques, and begins to find direction as a sculptor. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 510  Graduate Sculpture II 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 500. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 500. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 600  Graduate Sculpture III 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 510. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 510. Taken serially. 4 hours studio.

ARSC 610  Graduate Sculpture IV 3 Credits


Prerequisite(s): ARSC 600. Special fee. Continuation of ARSC 600. Taken serially. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits. 4 hours studio.