Alan Mette
143 Art and Design Building, 408 East Peabody, Champaign
PH: (217) 333-0855

For the Degree of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture

The curriculum in sculpture requires 122 credit hours and provides a broad and solid foundation in the fundamental disciplines of drawing, design, and painting, including both traditional and contemporary concepts. The student is encouraged to experience a wide range of materials, techniques, methods, and styles.

Contact: Mark Avery
Coordinator of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
School Office: 140 Art and Design Building, Champaign, 333-6632,

Students in the School of Art and Design must complete the Campus General Education requirements. Some Art and Design courses will also apply toward the General Education requirements

A portfolio review is required for admission to the School of Art and Design.

Sculpture Requirements

ARTS 252Making and Meaning3
ARTS 280Beginning Sculpture3
ARTS 281Sculpture II3
ARTS 392Current Art Issues Seminar3
ARTS 350Intermediate Studio I4
ARTS 351Intermediate Studio II4
ARTS 450Advanced Studio I4
ARTS 451Advanced Studio II4
Total Hours28

Sculpture Electives

Select two of the following:6
Advanced Drawing
Advanced Painting
Advanced Sculpture
Art in Context
Total Hours6

Art Foundation

ARTF 101Contemporary Issues in Art2
ARTF 102
ARTF 104
Observational Drawing
and Expressive Drawing
ARTF 103
ARTF 105
Design I
and Design II
Total Hours14

Art History

Select two of the following (all meet a general education requirement; credit will not be given for both ARTH 112 and ARTH 115):8
Ancient to Medieval Art
Renaissance to Modern Art
Introduction to African Art
Introduction to East Asian Art
Art in a Global Context
Advanced Art History (200-level or above) 6
Total Hours14


Art + Design electives (art + design courses not in sculpture requirements or used as sculpture electives)15
Open electives as needed to total 122 hour degree