Dec 02, 2020  
2020-2021 General Catalog 
  
2020-2021 General Catalog

Art: Sculpture - BFA


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  • For more information about Sculpture, see the Department of Art and Design website.
  • Following is a sample four-year plan. Please note that student-specific plans may differ.
  • Admitted students must meet with an advisor. Current students should also meet with an advisor and log on to Degree Works  to check student-specific program progress.

Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: The highest math requirement for this degree is the fulfillment of the Quantitative Literacy (QL)  requirement.

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing as Pre-Art, or Pre-ID.

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA. Students must pass a competitive portfolio review. Space is limited. See department website for more information.

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 1020: Drawing I (BCA)   3  

Foundation Course

Breadth Creative Arts

ART 1120: Two-Dimensional Design   3   Foundation Course
ART 1130: Three-Dimensional Design   3   Foundation Course ART 2600: Basic Sculpture   3   Emphasis Course
ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Foundation Course
ARTH 2710: Survey of Western Art: Prehistoric to Medieval (BHU)   3  

Foundation Course

Breadth Humanities

ARTH 2720: Survey of Western Art: Renaissance to Post-Modern (BHU)   3  

Foundation

Breadth Integrated Studies

ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3    
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Breadth

Click on link for available courses

Math or Statistics (QL)   3-5 Math Placement  
Comments

Comments
Portfolios for ART BS Review due. See department website for more information.

Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 4630: Figure Study for Sculpture   3   Emphasis Course ART 2110: Drawing II   3   Emphasis Course
ARTH 3000 Level or Higher (CI) 3

Emphasis Course

Communications Intensive (CI) 

 
ART 2650: Introduction to Ceramics   3   Emphasis Course
ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar    .5  

Emphasis Course

ART 3610: Intermediate Sculpture   3  

Emphasis Course

Art Sculpture Core   3

Emphasis course

see link

ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course
Art Sculpture Core   3

Emphasis Course

see link

ARTH 3000 Level or Higher (CI) 3

Emphasis Course

Communications Intensive (CI) 

 
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Breadth

Click on link for available courses

Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Breadth

Click on link for available courses

Comments

 

Comments
Portfolios for BFA review in Sculpture due. See department website for more information.

Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 4260: Life Drawing   3   Emphasis Course ART 4610: Sculpture Projects   3   Emphasis Course
ART 4630: Figure Study for Sculpture   3   Emphasis Course ART 4660: Advanced Sculpture Studio   1-9   Students should register for 3 credits
ART 4660: Advanced Sculpture Studio   1-9   Students should register for 3 credits ART Elective 3 Emphasis Course
ART 4910: Senior BFA Professional Practice   1   Emphasis Course ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course
ART 3710: Fine Art Seminar   .5   Emphasis Course Depth Life or Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3 Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   
Breadth American Institutions (BAI) , Breadth Life Sciences (BLS) , Breadth Physical Sciences (BPS) , or Breadth Social Sciences (BSS)   3

General Education Breadth

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Quantitative Intensive (QI)   3

Quantitative Intensive (QI) 

 
General Elective 3  
 
 


 

Comments
Comments

Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

ART 3650: Intermediate Ceramics: Handbuilding   3   Emphasis Course ART 4660: Advanced Sculpture Studio   1-9   Students should register for 3 credits
ART 4660: Advanced Sculpture Studio   1-9   Students should register for 4 credits ART 4915: Senior BFA Exhibition   1   Emphasis Course
Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   3 Depth Life and Physical Sciences (DSC)  or Depth Social Sciences (DSS)   ART Elective 3 Emphasis Course
General Elective 3

 

General Elective 3  
      General Elective 3  
Comments
Comments

The BFA is a professional art degree requiring above-average accomplishment in art. Only students demonstrating considerable promise will be accepted for this more demanding professional degree program. This degree requires 78 semester credits in Art courses, leaving 42 credits to fulfill all other General Education and University Studies requirements. A cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required for the BFA degree. A grade of B- or better is required in all art (ART) and art history (ARTH) classes. Courses may not be taken on a pass/fail basis, except ART 3710  and ART 4915 . This degree fulfills the requirements for entrance into graduate schools of art.

Students must complete the General Education Requirements .

Students must also complete the University Studies Depth Requirements .