Students are exposed to a broad range of materials, processes, techniques, and concepts as they pertain to both traditional and nontraditional approaches to making sculpture. Topics may include, but are not limited to, wood fabrication, cold and hot steel fabrication, casting and methods to include bronze casting and mould making. Different topics addressed in the courses will range from dealing with figure/body, space, site and environment. As the student advances through the courses he/she will be asked to take an increasing self-guided approach in his/her investigation of materials, techniques, and content to develop his/her own unique visual vocabulary.
Student must attend a Colloquium Lecture Series, Portfolio Review 1 and 2, and an Exhibition. A grade of C- must be earned in all ART courses counted towards the major.
A minimum of five ART courses must be taken at MSUM.
Requires the completion of ART 101, 102, 125, and three introductory studio courses (ART 203A-N), the Colloquium Lecture Series, the First Portfolio Review, and a GPA of 3.0 in Art.
Students must complete at least sixteen credits in introductory studio courses chosen from ART 203A-203M, excluding ART 203E. At least four credits must be in a two-dimensional medium. Students must complete four credits of intermediate studio, ART 303A-303M, excluding ART 303E. Students must also take one art history course at the 300 level or above.
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