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2013-2014

Art - Myers School of (7100)

B.F.A. - Bachelor of Fine Arts

Major: Art - Sculpture (C10005BFA)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Year 1

Fall
7100:103 Arts Orientation0
7100:131 Foundation Drawing I3
7100:144 Foundation 2D Design3
7100:100 Survey of History of Art I3
Mathematics:Any3
English Composition:Option3
Min Credit Total 15
Spring
7100:185 Intro: Computer Graphics3
7100:101 Survey of History of Art II3
7100:145 Foundation 3D Design3
7100:233 Foundation Life Drawing3
English Composition:Option3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
7100:231 Intermediate Drawing3
7100:102 Survey of History of Art III3
7100:250 Foundation Review0
7100:222 Introduction to Sculpture3
7100:266 Introduction to Metalsmithing3
Oral Communication:7600:105 or 1063
Physical Education/Wellness:Any1
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
7100:322 Sculpture II3
7100:323 Lost Wax Casting3
Natural Science:Any Set4
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
7100:422 Advanced Sculpture3
7100:223 Sculpture: Stone3
Social Science:Any Set3
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set4
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
7100:422 Advanced Sculpture3
7100:420 Sculpture Portfolio Review0
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Elective:Art History Elective3
Min Credit Total 15
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
7100:422 Advanced Sculpture3
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Upper Level Elective:Any 300/4003
Elective:7100:Art Studio Elective3
Elective:7100:Art Studio Elective3
Min Credit Total 17
Spring
7100:495 Senior Exhibition0
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:Any3
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Elective:7100:Art Studio3
Elective:7100:Art Studio (Recommend 7100:422 repeat)3
Humanities:Not Fine Arts Set3
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
7100:254 Introduction to Ceramics may be substituted for 7100:266 Introduction to Metals.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition.
7100:224 Installation Art may be substituted for 7100:422 Advanced Sculpture.
The course 7100:250 Foundation Review is a faculty review of completed coursework prior to a student's in-depth study in specialization areas. It is a requirement for all Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees. The Foundation Program is a sequence of classes that investigate the fundamentals of visual art and design. Theses interdependent classes are structured around a common questioning of formal and conceptual issues, providing students with a base of knowledge in visual art and theory on which students can develop their work.
The courses in the Foundation Program are required for all BFA art majors and should be completed during the first two years of a student's course of study these courses present knowledge fundamental in preparation for a career in visual art or design. Students are expected to have an understanding of the verbal use and visual application of vocabulary terms that are related to the concepts of art, design, and art history. The foundation classes are prerequisite to all intermediate and advanced coursework.
Survey of History of Art I and Survey of History of Art II, 7100:100 and 101, will fulfill a Humanities elective in the Fine Arts set fro General Education requirements.
2.0 cumulative GPA and 2.5 GPA in major (all 7100:Art classes) is required for graduation.
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 128 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 03-18-2013