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Sculpture Courses

ARS 261 Sculpture I      3 cr
A basic course with additive sculpture materials dealing with problems of mass, volume, and form. Prerequisites: ARS 122 and ARS 124. Fee.  

ARS 262 Sculpture II      3 cr
An introduction to basic metal fabrication, including cutting, brazing, and welding both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Prerequisite: ARS 261. Fee.  

ARS 290 Special Topics      3-6 cr
A lower level studio, lecture, or seminar course treating a special medium, subject, or theme, as announced. This course may be repeated when the topic varies, for a maximum of six credit hours. Prerequisite: As announced. Fee  

ARS 361 Sculpture III      3-6 cr
An introduction to direct carving processes with wood and stone. This course may be repeated for a total of six semester hours credit. Prerequisite: ARS 262. Fee  

ARS 362 Intermediate Sculpture IV      3-6 cr
Advanced mold making techniques. This course may be repeated for a total of six semester hours credit. Prerequisite: ARS 361. Fee.  

ARS 461 Sculpture V      3-6 cr
Experimental work with synthetic materials. This course may be repeated for a total of six semester hours credit. Prerequisites: ARS 362, a declared Primary Concentration in Sculpture, and permission of the instructor. Fee.  

ARS 490 Special Topics      3-6 cr
An advanced studio, lecture, or seminar course treating a special medium, subject, or theme, as announced. This course may be repeated when the topic varies, for a maximum of six credit hours. Prerequisites: Senior standing and permission of the instructor.  

ARS 494 Directed Studies      3-6 cr
Independent work in approved studio medium or topic under the direction of a studio faculty member. May be repeated for a maximum of six credits. Prerequisites: As announced, senior standing, and permission of the instructor. Fee.  

ARS 496 Professional Studies: Internship      3 cr
Students intern in specialized area of interest. Written report required. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing.  

ARS 498 Senior Thesis      6 cr
An independent project of creative work in the area of the Primary Concentration or one or more Secondary Concentrations, with the guidance of one to three faculty advisors. The student is required to work at least 18 hours a week in the studio. The thesis must be publicly exhibited.  

ARS 499 Honors Senior Thesis      3 cr
Honors student, the first semester, will identify and carry out independent scholarly research on a topic with the guidance of a faculty member. The second semester, the student will produce a body of work that incorporates and exemplifies the ideas explored in the research paper. The paper will be concluded with a formal presentation to the Visual Arts faculty. The Honors project will be graded by a three-member faculty committee, chaired by the mentor. This course is to be taken as two sequential, three-credit course units.  

ARS 560 Graduate Sculpture
     3-9 cr
Intensive investigation of problems of mass, volume, form and space using one or more sculptural media. May be repeated for a total of nine credit hours. Prerequisite: ARS 461 or bachelor's degree in art or art education. Fee.  

ARS 590 Special Topics      3-9 cr
A graduate course treating a special medium, subject, or theme, as announced. May be repeated twice when content varies, for a maximum of nine credit hours. Prerequisites: Thirty-two hours in Studio Art or a bachelor's degree in art or art education. Fee.
 

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Jason Guynes at jguynes@usouthal.edu   

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