Sculpture

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BFA in Fine Arts with a concentration in Sculpture

As one of the oldest and most diverse forms of artistic expression, the Sculpture concentration at Memphis College of Art challenges students to communicate with a new vocabulary. As a third dimension is investigated, space and structure are created through physical self-expression of ancient to contemporary artmaking.

Concentration Requirements (18 Credits):

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  • SC100 Sculpture 1
  • SC120 Ceramic Sculpture 1
  • SC150 (MT200) Metalsmithing 1
  • 12 credits 200 (or higher) level SC coursework
  • 6 credits 300 (or higher) level SC coursework

Typical Four-Year Course Progression

1st Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 1 (3)
  • 2D Design (3)
  • Digital Foundations(3)
  • Writing 1(3)
  • Art History Survey: Prehistory to Medieval (3)

2nd Semester (15 credits)

  • Drawing 2(3)
  • 3D Design (3)
  • Color Foundations (3)
  • Writing 2 (3)
  • Art History Survey: Renaissance to Contemporary (3)

3rd Semester (15 credits)

  • Idea, Process and Criticism(3)
  • Sculpture 1(3)
  • Ceramic Sculpture 1(3)
  • Literature Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)

4th Semester (15 credits)

  • Metalsmithing 1(3)
  • 200-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Math or Natural Science Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

5th Semester (15 credits)

  • 200-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • 200-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • P2(3)
  • Social Science Elective (3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

6th Semester (15 credits)

  • 200-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Art History Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)

7th Semester (15 credits)

  • 300-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • Studio elective(3)
  • Studio elective or Internship(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective or Art History Elective(3)

8th Semester (15 credits)

  • 300-level Sculpture Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Studio Elective(3)
  • Liberal Arts Elective(3)
  • Studo Elective or Art History Elective(3)

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