Art & Design/Sculpture (ARSC)

ARSC 220  Sculpture: Fabrication, Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 221  Sculpture: Clay, Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 222  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 223  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 224  Sculpture: Carving, Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 225  Metals: Introduction A  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 222. 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.

ARSC 226  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Introduction A  (3 credits)

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.

ARSC 230  Sculpture: Fabrication, Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 220. Continuation of ARSC 220.

ARSC 231  Sculpture: Clay, Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 221. Continuation of ARSC 221.

ARSC 232  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 222. Continuation of ARSC 222.

ARSC 233  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 223. Continuation of ARSC 223.

ARSC 234  Sculpture: Carving, Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 224. Continuation of ARSC 224.

ARSC 235  Metals: Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 225. Continuation of ARSC 225.

ARSC 236  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Introduction B  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 226. Continuation of ARSC 226.

ARSC 300  Sculpture, Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARST 202 and ARST 207. Continuation of ARST 202 and ARST 207.

ARSC 320  Sculpture: Fabrication Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 230. Continuation of ARSC 230.

ARSC 321  Sculpture: Clay, Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 231. Continuation of ARSC 231.

ARSC 322  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 232. Continuation of ARSC 232.

ARSC 323  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing, Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 233. Continuation of ARSC 233.

ARSC 324  Sculpture: Carving Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARPT 234. Continuation of ARSC 234.

ARSC 325  Metals: Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 235. Continuation of ARSC 235.

ARSC 326  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting Intermediate  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 236. Continuation of ARSC 235.

ARSC 400  Sculpture, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 420  Sculpture: Fabrication, Advanced  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 320. Continuation of ARSC 320. May be repeated for a maximum of nine credits.

ARSC 421  Sculpture: Clay, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 422  Sculpture: Metal Casting, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 423  Sculpture: Welding/Brazing, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 424  Sculpture: Carving, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 425  Metals: Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 426  Sculpture: Modeling/Casting, Advanced  (3 credits)

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

ARSC 450  Independent Study: Sculpture  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARPM 300 and departmental approval. Topics for investigation selected with approval of the instructor. May be repeated three times for a maximum of 9 credits.

ARSC 500  Graduate Sculpture I  (3 credits)

The student explores independently one or two materials and techniques, and begins to find direction as a sculptor.

ARSC 510  Graduate Sculpture II  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 500. Continuation of ARSC 500. Taken serially.

ARSC 600  Graduate Sculpture III  (3 credits)

Prerequisite(s): ARSC 510. Continuation of ARSC 510. Taken serially.

ARSC 610  Graduate Sculpture IV  (3 credits)

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